Salute to a Visiting Warship - USS Iowa
The 15th Field Regiment RCA is tasked to fire a return salute to the visiting battleship - USS Iowa. The date may be open for discussion as there are additional photos from other sources with conflicting dates. Check them out in the 1948 yearbook.
Acting Sergeant (Cadet) Raymond Franklin Sharpe DCM enrolled in the 68th Overseas Depot Battery in Vancouver on 7 Apr 1916. He was subsequently posted to the 1st Heavy Battery Canadian Garrison Artillery. His citation for the Distinguished Conduct Medal reads:
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in volunteering three times to go through heavy fire to search for wounded men of another battery. His coolness and gallantry were remarkable.
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BMO Bank of Montreal is the official bank of the Canadian Defence Community. Check out their website if you're looking for financial services of any kind. From personal experience, they appear to be very competitive.
Eight new photos from the Remembrance Day salute in 1988. Are you in the photo? Who was the GPO? Who were the other number ones? Check out the other photos in the 1988 yearbook.
Check out the Regimental Calendar for the latest social events. Have you got an event that should be added?
Sheikh Ifraz sent in some photos from his time with the BMQ Land Course in Chilliwack last summer and the recent Yakima exercise held in the fall. Check them out in the 2017 yearbook. Have you got some photos to share? How about a story about one of your days in 15th Field Artillery Regiment? Contact me at email@example.com
Check out our new calendar page! Drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have an event to that needs to be included.
Captain Rob Wishnicki assisted the Abbotsford Police Department with the Celebration for Life ceremony for Constable John Davidson on 19 November 2017.
The War Diaries for the 5th Canadian Siege Battery, Canadian Garrison Artillery from October to November 1917 are now online in the 1917 Yearbook. Check out the work involved in moving their massive 9.2 inch howitzers across France.
All the latest happenings with the Vancouver Gunners