Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

Photograph of a RCMP Veteran's blazer crest on a red blazer (Source of photo - Sheldon Boles)

 

 

 

 

For this week, Ric Hall’s photo theme is “Collection Of Photos Received.”

 

 

 

 

Over the past several weeks, Ric has received many photographs from various individuals across Canada.  The received photographs are included below for your viewing pleasure:

Veteran Mel Hart forwarded the following photograph of RCMP Veteran Ted Farrar (Reg. #10607).  Ted was one of the original members of the St. Roch and later wrote a book of his adventures entitled “Arctic Assignment.”

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Photograph of RCMP Veteran Ted Farrar taking a bath in the Arctic. He was one of the original members of the RCMP St. Roch (Source of photo – Mel Hart)

Young boy below looks up to the RCMP.  Have times changed?

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 Sgt. Dave Hall (son of Ric Hall) received the following photograph from Insp. Egan the OIC Fort St. John Detachment.   We used this at Expo 86 one time only.  I discovered this at Island District HQ when I attended a meeting earlier this week.”  The accompanying narrative associated to the pennant: “THE  R.C.M.P. MUSICAL RIDE’ BROKE WITH TRADITION AND CARRIED THESE PENNANTS WHEN THEY PERFORMED AT ‘”EXPO 86”, ON NORTHWEST TERRITORIES DAY:  JUNE 21, 1986
 
THE PRESENTATION WAS TRIBUTE TO THE UNIQUE RELATIONSHIP THAT EXISTS BETWEEN THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, AND THE R.C.M.P.  THIS MARKED THE FIRST AND ONLY TIME, THE MUSICAL RIDE WAS PERFORMED, WHEN
 
MEMBERS DID NOT CARRY THE TRADITIONAL RED AND WHITE PENNANTS.    Donated by Mr. Paul Vallillee
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Veteran Sheldon Boles submitted a photograph of a different anniversary RCMP pennant which is on display at the Depot Mess Hall.

RCMP Centennial Pennant on display at the Depot Division Mess Hall (Source of photo - Sheldon Boles)

The following photograph was received via Veteran Doug Madill and is a photograph of the NWMP Veterans on a float in the Calgary Stampede Parade.

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If you have old photographs that you wish to be included in a forthcoming Ric Hall’s Photo Corner webpage, please contact Ric at rshall69@shaw.ca.  Ric can arrange to have your photographs scanned and the original returned to you. 

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