Tag Archives: RCMP Vets

Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

      For this week, Ric Hall has selected the photo theme of “Force Group Photographs.”           Since the introduction of the camera, Force members have grouped together to capture the moment.  Despite the passing of time, it is these old group photographs which provide a glimpse at the individual […]

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Barry Bradley’s Old Newspaper Clippings

    Throughout his career in the Force (1960 – 1995), Veteran Barry Bradley developed a newspaper scrapebook containing notable news stories about the RCMP in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.         Each week, we will post three of these old newspaper clippings for the interest of Veterans and their families. […]

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Barry Bradley’s Old Newspaper Clippings

      Throughout his career in the Force (1960 – 1995), Veteran Barry Bradley developed a newspaper scrapbook containing notable news stories about the RCMP in British Columbia.         Each week, we will post two or three of these old newspaper clippings for the inters of Veterans and their families.  This […]

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Barry Bradley’s Old Newspaper Clippings

      Throughout his career in the Force (1960 – 1995), Veteran Barry Bradley developed a newspaper scrapbook containing notable news stories about the RCMP in British Columbia.         Each week, we will post two or three of these old newspaper clippings for the interest of Veterans and their families. For […]

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The Quarterly: Spring 2015

      The Spring 2015 edition of The Quarterly is now being distributed.           This edition includes:  Cover River Of Red Flows Through St. Albert by Brenda Cox and Mary Schlosser Features Standing Shoulder To Shoulder More Than A Man In Scarlet by Jodi Ann Eskritt, Curator RCMP Land Transportation […]

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Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

        For this week’s Photo Corner, Ric has selected the theme of “Depot Division: life in ‘B’ Block.”         In 1887, the first “B” Block was wooden framed structure which provided living accommodations for new Force members in training.  In view of the harsh winters, a brick exterior was added […]

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Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

        For this week, Ric Hall has selected the photograph theme of “Reg. #6298 – Sergeant Frank Pearson.”         Frank joined the Force on September 4, 1914 and volunteered for the Cavalry Draft RNWMP in May 1918 and was later deployed to “A” Squadron RNWMP which saw service in […]

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Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

      For this week, Ric has selected the photography theme of “Fine Dining In The Force.”           The following photographs are included for your viewing pleasure and recalling of similar occasions in which you experienced a special dining event. If you have any regimental levee photographs that you would […]

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Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

      For this week, Ric Hall has selected the photographic theme of “In Depot Training.”           Since the early dates of the Force, a tradition of photographing the “Depot” Troop members has continued to this day.  The following is a 1902 troop photograph of North West Mounted Police recruits. […]

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Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

      For this week, Ric has selected the photo theme of “Bill MacRae – Passing Away Of A Legend.”           Earlier this week, we received the sad news of the untimely passing of Retired Superintendent Bill MacRae. For members who joined the Force in the 1950s to 1970s, Bill […]

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