GGHG – Italian Campaign Tour
The Governor General’s Horse Guards Cavalry and Historical Society Memorial Project Presents returned to Italy to commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Regiments Actions, including the Liri Valley, Melfa Crossing, the Gothic Line, Lamone Crossing, Misano Ridge and Fosso Munio. From May 16th to May 26th, 2019, over 80 members of the serving Regiment, Association and Regimental Family were guided by our very own 98-year old veteran, Trooper Ed Stafford and his family through all the key battlefields, cemeteries and monuments that mark the time of the Regiment in Italy.
GGHG – World War 1 Memorial Trip – 100 Year Anniversary
As part of the Governor General’s Horse Guards Memorial Project, the Regiment returned to Europe in 2016 to commemorate the 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles’ participation in World War I. The trip ran from May 28th to June 5th, 2016 in order to coincide with the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of Mount Sorrel. During the trip, the Regiment dedicated the Mount Sorrel Memorial and the Somme Memorial in addition to visiting all the historic WW1 regimental battle sites. The trip included over 60 participants from the Regimental Family & Friends and with the generous support of our sponsors, the GGHG Cavalry and Historical Society was able to funded over 35 members of the serving Regiment for this historic trip.