Remembrance Day 2016
Yearbook Update 1955
Or was it 1955? I've just uploaded about 45 photographs of the 43rd Medium Anti-Aircraft Regiment RCA on a training exercise. That's the only information that I have. No location, no date, no names. I think I see George Chow in two of the photographs. Can you take a look at the 1955 yearbook and try identify a few more?
Nominal Roll Update
We've now reached 2,000 names in the nominal roll!
Here's the latest additions:
Aley, George Frederick; Allwood, Patrick Vine; Aubin, JR; Bakewell, Milton Berle; Ballam, Thomas Clive; Barker, CW; Beaver, Clarence Frank; Bell, William Henry; Bellefontaine, Auguste James; Bennett, Robert Walter; Berard, C; Billington, Peter Wade; Bishop, CP; Black, Edward Daniel; Blake, Graham Carl; Bodnarchuk, Henry Robert; Bond, Roderick Munro; Brown, Franklin Keith; Bunnett, Robert Edward; Burr, Raymond Victor; Bushell, Norman Frank; Butterfield, Norman Albert; Caloren, Richard Kenneth; Campbell, John Morrow; Chatwin, Alfred William; Christensen, ML; Christensen, W; Cooper, Malcolm Robert; Crawford, John Kenneth; Cross, Harold Ernest; Davies, Arthur Ronald; Dick, Francis Raymond; Dickson, Robert Walter; Downs, Charles William; Dunwell, WR; Fawcett, J; Fielding, Howard Anthony; Fisher, Austin Ernest; Flack, Peter Reid; Ford, James Frederick; Frame, Douglas Frederick; Gibbs, John Drury; Gibbs, Wilbert Darl; Giesbrecht, Edward Arthur; Gillanders, Ian McRae; Gosselin, Raymond Alexander; Grant, Douglas Peter; Gray, Walter Blair; Gunn, Frank James; Hallman, Ian Leonard; Hamilton, Thomas Howard; Harris, Charles Raymond; Hatton, Gerard Frederick; Histed, RG; Hood, Robert Burt; Ingram, James William; Johnson, Norman Frank; Knight, Arthur Anatole; Larter, Raymond Alexander; Lawton, David Arthur; Lee, Jack; Leighton, John Ward; Linden, Harold David; Lindsay, SA; Lochrie, DL; Lochriff, Donald Llewellyn; Loewen, Charles Barnard; MacDonald, Glenn Sutherland; MacDonald, Robert William; Mackie, James William; Mapleton, DH; Marlor, Lloyd; Marshall, RH; Mason, Geoffrey Pliny; McCann, Phyllis Irene; McElheron, James; McManus, Robert Charles; Mihaiachuk, Harold; Miller, Floyd Charles; Moore, Edward; Morgan, Victor Oliver; Nagle, Edmund James Barry; Neufeld, Henry; Niven, Gordon Duncan; Nurcombe, Anthony Louis; O'Brien, John Adrian; Parker, EB; Petersen, Kenneth Louis; Petrie, Phillip Conrad; Price, George Henry; Reed, William Hill; Romeo, Joseph Albert Gerhardt; Salmon, Ginger Edward; Scribner, R; Singh, Sadu Serdara; St John, Anthony Philip; Stacey, Alexander; Stewart, Harold James Wesly; Tanner, GE; Theriau, Lemuel Edgar; Trimble, Gary John; Turnbull, Michael Wade; Vogel, William Martin; Walker, Pauline Margaret; Walsh, Charles William; Watt, John Archibald; Westgate, Hugh Donald; Whelan, John Hugh; Wiles, Norman Gordon; Wiles, William Garnett; Wilson, Margaret Duthie; Wortley, John Robert
Are you related to any of these former soldiers? Have you got any additional information that we could include in the nominal roll? Do you have any photographs that we could scan for our yearbook?
Wanted! Medal spotters!
I have been delinquent in posting individual's awards as shown in their various portraits that are posted with their bios. It would be much appreciated if you could take note of any discrepancy you see and drop me a line so I can amend the records.
Yearbook Update 1957
I need some assistance in determining if I have this parade in the proper yearbook. Should it be in the 1957 Yearbook for the 43rd Medium Anti-Aircraft Regiment RCA? I know that many of you weren't on that parade but see if you can spot any clues that I might have missed.
Nominal Roll Update
I thought I would share the following nominal roll entry that I've been working on:
Ormandy, Raymond; Taken on strength in 15 Field Regiment RCA on 15 Feb 1951, appointed Lance Bombardier on 21 Jun 1951, appointed Acting Bombardier on 29 Nov 1951, confirmed Bombardier on 1 Feb 1953, appointed Acting Sergeant on 1 Feb 1953, proceeded on Special Duty to Canadian Coronation Contingent (in the rank of Bombardier) from 21 Apr to 2 Jul 1953.
The Part II Orders do not specify if Bombardier Ormandy was in the marching contingent or lined the route in London. In fact, he may well have actually been part of the Ottawa celebration. More history to discover!
Following photos from http://live.cpac.ca/Event/The_Coronation_of_Queen_Elizabeth_II
Yearbook Update 1973
New photos uploaded including a gun exercise in frigid Shilo, Manitoba, an Officers' Mess Dinner, Point Grey Battery in 1973 and the Regimental picnic. Check them all out in the 1973 Yearbook.
Yearbook Update 1972
An exciting year with a wet snowy weekend in Chilliwack, a callout in Jamaica and a Sergeants' Mess Dinner. Well, the Mess Dinner date may not be completely accurate... Check out the 1972 Yearbook.
Yearbook Update 1970
FSSEP 1970, Federal Student Summer Employment Plan photographs from Vancouver and Vernon. Were you there?
John Brownlee-Baker passed on some photos from his collection. I'm hoping that I've put them in the correct yearbook. Let me know if you catch any errors.
1983 NRQS Shilo FOO Course photo
1983 NRQS Shilo Top Tech award
1983 FOO with Rocky Mountain Rangers in Kamloops
1986 Block 12 Course photo
1987 Direct Shoot Wainwright, AB
1991 Presentation of CD
1992 Fort Lewis
1993 President Clinton arrival salute
1994 Range Ex
Yearbook Update 1964
A couple of mysteries in the 1964 yearbook. Geographical questions! Shilo or Vernon? Shilo or Ft Sill? Can you identify the location?