Veterans Submitted: Top Twelve Videos

        Over the past week, we have received many internet video links from many Veterans all across Canada.         Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the following as being the top twelve.  These videos are provided for your viewing pleasure.  Our Association does not support […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Photographs

      Over the past few weeks, we have received many photographs and internet links to amazing photograph sent by various Veterans from across Canada.         Based on our review of these photos, we have selected the following as being the top ten.  Noted photographs are submitted for your viewing pleasure […]

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Constable William Archibald Willison

      William ‘Bill’ Archibald Willison was a patriotic individual who volunteered for service in the Canadian Militia, RCMP and later in the British Army.         He is one of the very few RCMP Veterans whose death was recognized as a War Crime. EARLY LIFE William ‘Bill’ Archibald Willison was born […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Twelve Videos

      Over the past week, we have received many video submitted to us by Veterans from all across Canada.           Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the following as being the best.  Noted video are provided for your viewing pleasure and our Association does not […]

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Jan. 17 – 23: Gone But Not Forgotten

      As a retired member of the Force, each Veteran is a component of an extended family regardless of where they reside.           When a RCMP Veteran passes away – their old colleagues pause for a moment to reflect on the good times they had and the memories they […]

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Sam Browne Question Clarified

      Last week, we received an email message from one of our Division members over a photograph of a Force Staff Sergeant Major wearing a sam browne belt at a public event.         Veteran Doug Buchta send out the following message: I am passing along a curious observation, trusting one […]

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Ric Hall’s Latest Discoveries

      At present, Ric is reviewing the early editions of the RCMP Quarterly (commenced in 1933) and old “Scarlet & Gold” (commended in 1919) magazines from the RCMP Veterans’ Association.         In so doing, he is discovering these old editions contain a wealth of historical insight to the early days […]

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A/Commissioner Theodore Sandys-Wunsch – #5185/O.195

    Theodore Vincent Sandys-Wunsch, O.B.E. was well-known within the Force as a ‘renowned straight shooter.’ His courage was demonstrated on many occasions in leading his men into dangerous situations.          EARLY LIFE Theodore Vincent Sandys-Wunsch was born on January 9, 1892 at Knutsford Cheshire England.  His parents were Jean Eleanor (Roiter) and […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Twelve Videos

      Over the past week, we have received many videos submitted by various Veterans from across Canada.           Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the following as being the top twelve.  Noted videos are provided for your viewing pleasure and our Association does not promote […]

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Jan. 10 – 16: Gone But Not Forgotten

      As a retired member of the Force, each Veteran is a component of an extended family regardless of where they reside.           When a RCMP Veteran passes away – their old colleagues pause for a moment to reflect on the good times they had and the memories they […]

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Cpl. Charles George Fairman – #9520

      The image of RCMP Corporal Charles George Fairman was popularized on many postcards as being the Mountie on the horse.         EARLY YEARS He was born on November 12, 1896 in England. At the age of 16 years, Charles joined the British Imperial Army and served six years with […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Twelve Videos

      Over the past week, we have received many videos from Veterans from across Canada.           Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the top twelve below for your viewing pleasure. 1) Jacques Drisdelle submitted “38 Caliber Circumcision” 2) Veteran Hart Scobie submitted “The World’s Fastest Police Cars” […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Photos

      Over the past few weeks, we have received many photographs and website links to amazing photographs.           Based on our review of these photos, we have selected the following as being the best.  Noted images are provided to you for your viewing pleasure. 1) Veteran John Ellis submitted […]

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Supt. James Morrow Walsh – O.7

    One of the many colourful and notable members of the early North West Mounted Police (NWMP) was that of James Morrow Walsh.  American newspapers would later describe him as “Sitting Bull’s Boss.”         EARLY LIFE James Morrow Walsh was born on April 22, 1841 at Prescott Ontario.  He was the […]

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