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Illustrated historical album of the 2nd Battalion the Queen"s Own Rifles of Canada

Illustrated historical album of the 2nd Battalion the Queen"s Own Rifles of Canada

1856-1894

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Published by Toronto News Co. in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Queen"s Own Rifles of Canada -- History.,
  • Canada -- Militia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[E.F. Gunther].
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 07490
    ContributionsBrough, H. Bruce.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (44 fr.)
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19094631M
    ISBN 100665074905

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    The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada is a Primary Reserve regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces, based in regiment is part of 4th Canadian Division's 32 Canadian Brigade is the only reserve regiment in Canada to currently have a parachute role. The regiment consists of the reserve battalion, the Regimental Association, and the Regimental Band and Bugles. The Second Battalion was reorganized in November six new Toronto companies were added, and the Barrie and Whitby companies reverted to independent status.3 Thus, the Second -Battalion became an all-Toronto unit and, in March , it was renamed the 2nd Battalion, the Queen's Own Rifles .

      The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada has a distinguished history, tracing its origin back to The Queen’s Own prides itself on the traditions of rifle regiments. Riflemen are expected to act with initiative, speed, and resolve, and always to support one another. The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, One Hundred Years of Canada. William Thomas Barnard. Ontario Publishing Company, - Canada - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a 19th Bn 2nd Battalion 3rd Bn 58th Bn 75th Bn 81st Bn action active Army arrived Arthur attack August band battalion battle.


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Illustrated historical album of the 2nd Battalion, the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, by Gunther, E. (Ernest Frederick), ; Brough, H.

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The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, a history of a splendid regiment's origin, development and services, including a story of patriotic duties well performed in three campaigns. Toronto: E.L. Ruddy; Illustrated Historical Album of the 2nd Battalion, the Queens Own Rifles of Canada, – by H.

Bruce Brough (August 1, )Branch: Canadian Army. Document Record Creator Gunther, E. (Ernest Frederick), Brough, H. Bruce. Title Illustrated historical album of the 2nd Battalion the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada: Illustrated historical album of the 2nd Battalion the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada [electronic resource]: / By E.

(Ernest Frederick) Gunther and H. Bruce. Brough. Canadians: a battalion at war: as told by the volunteers who fought, the survivors who returned, the veterans who remember.

edited by Roy J. Whitsed. Mississauga, Ont.: Burlington Books, []. Illustrated historical album of the 2nd Battalion, the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada: E.F.

Gunther. Toronto: Toronto News, (c). Operational history The Fenian Raids. The 'Queen's Own Rifles of Toronto' were called out on active service from 8 to 31 March and from 1 to 22 June The battalion fought on the Niagara frontier. Footnote North West Rebellion. The '2nd Battalion, "Queen's Own Rifles of Canada"' mobilized detachments for active service on 10 April Cap Badge of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada.

Active: Ap – Present: Country United Kingdom () Canada (present) Branch Canadian Army: Type: Rifles: Role: Light infantry: Size: One battalion: Part of: Royal Canadian Infantry Corps: Garrison/HQ: Downtown Toronto (HQ)/Scarborough.

8 March – Battalion Orders: “2nd Battalion Queen s Own Rifles, Toronto, Lieutenant and Adjutant W. Otter to have the rank of Captain to date from the 8th of March, ” [1] p 10 March – Major General Napier, CB in charge of the forces of Canada West, inspected the regiment [2] p 'The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada' on 1 May ;5 '2nd (Reserve) Battalion, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada' on 7 November ;6 and 'The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada' on 14 May ;7 On 16 Octoberit was amalgamated with the '1st Canadian Rifle Battalion' and the '2nd Canadian Rifle Le «The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada» vit le jour.

The regiment mobilized 'The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, CASF' for active service on 24 May It was redesignated the '1st Battalion, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, CASF' on 7 November The unit, which served in Newfoundland from 10 August to 15 Decemberembarked for Britain on 19 July   Silent clip of on of the 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regular Force Battalions Parade and Drum Head Service at Fort.

Official Site of Canada's Oldest Infantry Regiment - The Queen's Own Rifles (QOR) Infantry Reserve Regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces | Army Reserves | Airborne Infantry | Recruiting | Toronto.

January 15 – 1st Battalion has first formal parade in Canada as Queen’s Own Rifles, inspected by Major General C. Vokes, CB, CBE, DSO, ED, General Officer Commanding Western Command [2] p February 27 – 2nd Battalion came to Toronto on the way to Korea and paraded with the 3rd Battalion to St.

Paul’s for divine service. The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada was formed on Ap Originally the Regiment’s name was the Second Battalion, Volunteer Militia Rifles of Canada. The cap badge still bears the number two as recognition of the unit’s seniority.

In the name changed to 2nd Battalion "Queen’s Own Rifles of. Illustrated historical album of the 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada is a Primary Reserve regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces, based in regiment is part of 4th Canadian Division's 32 Canadian Brigade is the only reserve regiment in Canada to currently have a parachute role.

The regiment consists of the reserve battalion, the Regimental Association,battalion, the. At university Mercer had joined the 2nd Battalion of Rifles (Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada), one of the most efficient units of the Canadian militia.

It chose its recruits carefully, with an eye to their suitability as officers, promoted its officers from the ranks, and combined vigorous social and athletic activity with a serious attitude to.

#TBT Riflemen in Newfoundland The 1st Battalion, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada arrived on their first "overseas" posting (Newfoundland didn't join Canada until ) on 10 August and was assigned to protect Botswood Harbor and Gander Airport. Minute Book of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire - Title found on front page of book.While at university, he joined the 2nd Battalion of Rifles (Queen's Own Rifles of Canada) and in he became a captain.

Following his move to Ottawa, he transferred to the No.1 Battalion of Infantry (Governor General's Foot Guards); promoted major inhe assumed command of the regiment inapparently with some reluctance since it.Battalion nowknown as the " Queen s OwnRifles ofCanada wasbrought into existence byageneral order which appeared in the Canada Gazette ofthe 26th ofApril, Prior tothat time nobattalions hadbeen organ ized in the City ofToronto, orindeed elsewhere in the then Province of Canada, except in the City of Montreal, where ashort time previous the ist Battalion had been formed.

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