Tag Archives: ex-RCMP

Nov. 20 – 26: 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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Did You Know- Stain Glass Windows?

      Veteran Ric Hall sent us this article and provides an insight to how the image has the Force has been incorporated in the Canadian stamp.             The first Mountie Stamp – 1935 The Royal Canadian Post Office releases June 01, 1935, a new 10-cent postage stamp depicting […]

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Did you know? Part I

      During the early part of the 1900s, particularly in the 1930s, the RCMP was called upon several occasions across Canada to assist in dealing with strikes. The Force reported to the government on the intelligence they had on “Revolutionary Organizations and Agitators in Canada”.       The Winnipeg General Strike of […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Sixteen Videos

      Over the past week, we have received many submitted videos from several Veterans.           Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the following as being the top sixteen.  Our Association does not support any products or comments contained in these videos. 1) Veteran Sheldon Boles submitted […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Sixteen Videos

        Over the past week, we have received many submitted videos from numerous 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 Ed Olfert submitted […]

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Nov. 6 – 12: 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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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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2017 Remembrance Day Video Tributes

      For this year’s Remembrance Day, we have selected the following videos to help us recall the Canadian soldiers who paid the ultimate price to serve this country.           1) Funeral Procession of Cpl Nathan Cirillo 2) Patrice Vincent Honoured At Longueuil Funeral 3) Heroes Remember: D-Day” 4) Highway […]

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OLDEST SURVIVING RCMP VETERANS

      We have listed below, the oldest surviving RCMP Veterans with the lowest regimental numbers and added a listing of the oldest surviving Veterans.             Reg.#14696 – Retired Staff Sergeant John R. Hovey joined the Force on April 10, 1946 and served his entire career in “K” Division. […]

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North Vancouver Detachment – 1965

        Veteran Fred Stark sent us the following photos for the interest of other Veterans.  Photos provide a glimpse of early days at North Vancouver Detachment.           The following photographs are from a North Vancouver Detachment Party 1965.  Total staff at Det. then was 46. We got the […]

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