Added a few more names and some more photos to the nominal roll. Is your photo there? Send me a jpg of you in uniform and any corrections to your bio and I'll upload it.
Also looking for volunteers to help move the yearbook project along! Our 100th Birthday is fast approaching in 2020!
Here's the new names:
Ellis, Mike; Gorham, Red; Graham, Al; Hyldtoft; Keen, R; Strike, Les
We've gone back to the middle of the 50s. Deuce and a halfs were almost brand new as were the 105 mm howitzers. Wainwright looks just about the same as it does today! Catch the rest of the pictures in the 1956 Yearbook.
Some new profile pictures. See if you can identify their faces!
In addition to the photos I added the following 13 names:
Bolton, Walter Mason
Bourne, John Allan
Day, William Swanton
Diespecker, Richard Allan
Hardgrave, John Sicotte
Kerlin, Donald Edward
Oswald, John Christian
Richardson, William Augustus
Robertson, John Leslie
Shaw, Peter Boyd
Rose, John Montgomery
If you're keeping track, we just hit the 1,600th member that had served with the 15th, it's perpetuated units and it's batteries.
The Blair Shoot Team from 1977. Were you there? Does anyone remember if we took home any silverware? Check out the photos in the 1977 yearbook.
Fort Lewis gun exercise with photos of our home-made Command Post. Were you there? Have you got some additional photos?
Change of Regimental Sergeants Major Parade from Chief Warrant Officer Eric Tyldesley-Gore CD to Chief Warrant Officer Bill Amos CD. For more details, check out the 1983 Yearbook.
Officers' Mess Dining In - Retirement LCol Gary Bailey
Where you there? Have you got any stories to add? Check out the rest of the photos in the 1974 yearbook.
"What are you doing this weekend?" Check out the recruiting presentation slides that we used in 1972. It comes complete with a current pay table. $6.20 a day to start!
Please keep Sergeant (retired) Dave Strebe in your thoughts following the recent loss of his wife Jo-Ann.
STREBE, Jo-Ann Louisa
November 29, 1953 - August 26, 2016
With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Jo-Ann Louisa Strebe (nee Ouellet), 62, on Friday, August 26, 2016 at Peace Arch Hospital. Jo-Ann is survived by her husband of almost 44 years and best friend, David; children Alicia and Jason; her grandson and apple of her eye, Léo; her mother, Patricia; her younger siblings Robert, Liza, Gisele and Julie; and her nieces and nephews. Born on November 29, 1953 in Toronto to parents Patricia Young and Louis Ouellett, Jo-Ann moved with her family to Winnipeg and then to Montreal. In 1971, she moved on her own to Vancouver where she met David. They fell in love, married and started their life together. Jo-Ann shared her love of food and good conversation with everyone she met. She was known by her countless international homestay students as "Mom". Her family and friends will miss her laughter, loving embraces and company. A Celebration of her Life will be held on September 24, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Tsawwassen First Nation Recreation Centre located at 1929 Tsawwassen Drive in Delta, BC.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Sept. 17
- See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theprovince/obituary.aspx?n=jo-ann-strebe&pid=181444403#sthash.ltuAf2Kq.dpuf
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