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Frederick Evans
June 7th, 2016

I have been researching a family member named Frederick Evans, born around 1890  who was Killed in Action at Passchendaele October 30, 1917   His Attestation papers dated December 15th, 1915, Registration Number 1000259, indicate that he Served in the Governor General’s Body Guard for 3 years prior to enrolling in 22nd Overseas Battalion.   Would you have any information […]

George Henry Rick
March 7th, 2016

Hello my name is Brenda Castle from Nottingham, England. George Henry Rick is my husband’s great uncle – my husband’s name is Brian Allen Castle and George was Brian’s Grandmother (Emma Desmond Castle nee Rick}’s brother. We are researching George because of a photo we have of him which our Medals and insignia department of […]

MWO ‘Bob” Wise – In Memorian
November 30th, 2015

When I first joined the regiment at University Armoury, Staff Sergeant Wise was our Technical QM, responsible for all equipment on charge to the regiment other than clothing, one of which was a Ram Tank. It was part of the “TQs” supposed duty to run the tank’s engine on our admin night – Fridays. He […]

Walter Elliot Lee
November 23rd, 2015

My name is Monica and my grandfather fought in WW2. His name was Walter Elliot Lee and he passed away about 12 years ago. He was such a lovely man! He never told us any stories about the war, but I know he was a part of the Governor General’s Horse Guards and fought mainly […]

Memories From 1970, James (Jim) Anthony Bristow
November 23rd, 2015

I believe this picture was taken in August 1970, and I am the guy in the front row, 4th from the right, at the M/G muzzle. The CDN Gov’t ran a summer program where they enlisted large groups of students at different armories. In the summer of 1970 there were 2 groups at Denison Armouries […]