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  • RMR Association (Branch 14) welcomes new President

    by Comrade Andrew Ross (RMR Association’s Public Affairs Officer) Westmount, QC – 26 January 2015: Elected by acclamation and thunderous applause, Comrade Sue Guerin, CD has been elected as the RMR Association’s new president, taking…

  • IT’S A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY

    Sunday, January 31, 1915 In Camp, Lark Hill, Salisbury Plains The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Route march.  Lecture to officers by Capt. E. W. Pope,* Bde. Staff on Military…

  • COMPLETION OF EQUIPMENT ISSUE IN 1915

    Saturday, January 30, 1915 In Camp, Lark Hill, Salisbury Plains The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Drawing equipment.  Active preparations for move.” [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: “Although the First…

  • Meet the RMR’s Army Cadets

    Pointe-Claire, QC – January 2015: Breakfast Television has produced a series of videos titled “Meet the Royal Canadian Army Cadets” featuring the RMR’s own affiliated cadet corps # 2806 Pointe-Claire. Meeting the…

  • Another RMR Victim of Meningitis in 1915

    Friday, January 29, 1915 In Camp, Lark Hill, Salisbury Plains The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Drawing equipment.  Active preparations for move.” [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: Corporal Arthur Sydney…

  • R.S.M. JOHN M. STEPHENSON, DCM

    Thursday, January 28, 1915 In Camp, Lark Hill, Salisbury Plains The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Draft of unfit sent to 12th Battn.” [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: John Myhoe…

  • All Unfit RMR’s Transferred to 12th CEF in 1915

    Wednesday, January 27, 1915 In Camp, Lark Hill, Salisbury Plains The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Ordered to draft all men unfit for General Service to 12th Battn.” [1] THIS…

  • ALL LEAVE CANCELLED FOR RMR IN 1915

    Tuesday, January 26, 1915 In Camp, Lark Hill, Salisbury Plains The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Duty Battn.  All day brigade manoeuvres near West Down South.” [1] THIS DAY IN…

  • RMR: Multicultural Melting Pot Since Day One

    Monday, January 25, 1915 In Camp, Lark Hill, Salisbury Plains The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Inspection by Gen. Turner, V.C., comd’g 3rd Bde.” [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: Col.…

  • TRENCHES In 1915

    Sunday, January 24, 1915 In Camp, Lark Hill, Salisbury Plains The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Church Parade.  Received “Notes on Trench Warfare” from Bde.” [1] THIS DAY IN RMR…