Not to be confused with the Royal Fencible American Regiment
Nova Scotia Fencibles were a military regiment raised in Nova Scotia, Canada. The regiment was raised in 1803. The Nova Scotia Fencibles were the only regiment stationed in Newfoundland in 1812. Although posted to Kingston in Upper Canada in 1814, they did not see action. Disbanded in 1816. The unit had red uniforms with yellow facings.
- Harry Piers, "The Fortieth Regiment, Raised at Annapolis Royal in 1717; And Five Regiments Subsequently Raised in Nova Scotia," Nova Scotia Historical Society (1927), Vol. 21
- Lieut. General Francis Aug. Wetherall, Colonel of His Majesty's Nova Scotia Regiment of Fencibles ... certify that the bearer hereof ... is hereby discharged ... (1816)
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