Tag Archives: ex-RCMP

A Photograph With Many Stories!

Back in 2014 I put together a piece on a photograph taken by the famous photographer Yousuf Karsh. Here is a summary of the article: A once-lost photograph by master photographer Yousuf Karsh of Anglican Chaplain William Cole blessing an officer in the RCMP chapel in Regina, will soon hang in a prominent place in […]

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RCMP Judo Team -1937

In the early 30s, a commissioner (probably meant an officer of some sort) from the local Vancouver RCMP detachment attended a February Judo tournament in order to observe the hand-to-hand combat aspect of Judo. Steve Sasaki’s display of the martial art made quite an impression on the RCMP representative. Soon afterwards, the commissioner contacted Ottawa […]

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Wanted For Desertion

Wanted For Desertion from the NWMPolice Constable William Kellock McKay Regimental # 5852 If one has the time so scroll through the National Archives Personnel Records of the North West Mounted Police you would be surprised to find the number of officers and men who deserted. (http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/nwmp-personnel-records/Pages/search.aspx It was probably a case that many of […]

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A BC Time Capsule

I recently helped a long-retired member with some down sizing which meant getting rid of some old kit. Don’t you just love the smell of moth balls early in the morning? During his early career he saved many newspapers clipping that involved the RCMP during the 1950s and 1960s. Most of the clippings are from […]

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Dec. 11 – 16: Gone But Not Forgotten

        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 created.           Despite the times that deceased member was serving their communities and away from their families, the Veteran’s family members […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Sixteen Videos

        Over the past week, we have received the following video submitted by various Veterans.           Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the following sixteen as being the best.  Our Association does not support any comments or products contained in these videos. 1) Veteran Bruce […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

        The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.           Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these […]

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Nov. 27 – Dec. 3: Gone But Not Forgotten

        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 created.         Despite the times that deceased member was serving their communities and away from their families, the Veteran’s family members are […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Sixteen Videos

        Over the past week, we have received many video from various Veterans.         Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the top sixteen and they are provided below for your viewing.  Our Association does not support any comments or products contained within these videos. 1) Veteran […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Sixteen Videos

        Over the past week, we have received many submitted videos.         Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the top sixteen.  Our Association does not support any comments or products contained in these videos. 1) Veteran Harold Feiertag submitted “Robert Mueller’s Russia With Love Arrest Plan” […]

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