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1920: First Mounties To Ottawa

We have recently received some old photographs belong to the late William Pirie – Regimental Number 8584. William joined the RNWMP on August 8, 1919 and did his basic training at “Depot” Division in Regina. Shortly after completing his basic training, the name of the Force changed from the Royal North-West Mounted Police (RNWMP) to […]

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C/S/Major George Frederick Griffin

    One of the most colourful and noteable Corps Sergeant Majors was ‘Tim’ George Frederick  Griffin. He was born on February 3 1883 at Everton England. At the age of 16,  he joined the Imperial 18th Hussar and served in this regiment for 12 years.  At the time of his discharge, he had gained the […]

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