Tag Archives: Retired RCMP

Vancouver And Mountie Moments!

      Veteran Ric Hall sent us the following details.           Most members who have served in “E” Division are aware of the history of Fairmont Barracks. Fairmount Academy was originally an elite private school for boys and was built in Tudor Revival style. During World War I, the Fairmount […]

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New Book: The North-West Mounted Police: 1873 – 1885

      Jack Dunn has competed a major study in the research and publishing of his new book entitled “The North-West Mounted Police: 1873 – 1885.”           This book outlines the formative years of the Force in certainly the most momentous twelve-year period in Canadian Prairie history.  It explores many […]

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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 achievements by […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

      Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date.           Nearly every day, Larry sends out an email message with a selection from his work in progress manuscript “This Day In […]

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Vancouver Division’s Old Office

    Many of you will have watched the TV show “The Office” a British, and later American, mockumentary sitcom. Fortunately, the Vancouver Division of the RCMP Veterans’ Association never had to worry about similar goings on in our “Office”.           Imagine starting a small business in 1913 and it is still functioning […]

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Men In Scarlet

      Back in the day when the public was bedazzled by the men of the Mounted Police and their scarlet tunics, it seems lots of people wanted to write about the “Riders of the Plains”;           “There are things unguessed, there are tales untold, in the life of the […]

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Veteran Dave Green’s Photo Memories

      The widow of Dave Green, Reg # 19730, was kind enough to send along some photos of training courses Dave attended during his years of Service in “E” Division.   I thought they may be of interest to other members and bring back some memories.         Below “E” Division Traffic […]

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Larry Burden – 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 achievements by […]

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RCMP: Canadian Centennial Train 1967

        A younger RCMP Veteran Fred Stark with the Centennial Train of 1967.                       If you have old Force related photographs that you would like to appear in one of our photo webpages, please email Ric Hall at rshall69@shaw.ca  

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Veterans Submitted: Photographs

      Over the past week, we have received many submitted photographs from various Veterans living in several locations in Canada.           1) Veteran Phil Juby photograph and sent us the Yukon landscape photo with the following details “Went for a day trip to Skagway, Alaska yesterday.  An excellent day […]

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