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  • RMR ASSOCIATION (BR. 14) FEATURED ON BREAKFAST TELEVISION

    12 November 2014, Westmount, QC – As part of Breakfast Television’s coverage of Remembrance Day activities throughout the region, they interviewed one of the RMR Association (Br. 14) members, Captain (ret’d) Timothy Reid,…

  • RMR Association (Br. 14) Featured on Global Montreal

    12 November 2014, Westmount, QC – As part of Global Montreal’s coverage of Remembrance Day activities throughout the region, they interviewed several RMR veterans about “what they took away from military service”.…

  • Demon Booze A Problem For Canadians in 1914

    Thursday, November 12, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Rain and (bad) storm.”  [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY:  “Ottawa, Nov 13.  There…

  • GREAT WIND STORM HITS CAMP in 1914

    Wednesday, November 11, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Morning fine.  Afternoon very windy; many tents blown down.”  [1] THIS DAY IN RMR…

  • RMR featured in Ottawa Citizen article about Great War

    This article about the RMR in WW1 was originally published in the Ottawa Citizen on 08 November 2014, written by Bruce Deachman

  • RMR Marches in Pointe-Claire and Westmount

    10 November 2014, As per established tradition, The Royal Montreal Regiment led the annual Remembrance Day parades in Pointe-Claire and Westmount on Sunday 09 November 2014.

  • PAY PROBLEMS FOR RMR IN ENGLAND

    Tuesday, November 10, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Fine.  Training.  Drill.”  [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: The history of the 14th…

  • NIGHT TRAINING

    Monday, November 9, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Training.  Battalion on outpost work at night.”  [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY – NIGHT…

  • RMR SETTLING DOWN TO WORK

    Sunday, November 8, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Duty Battalion.”  [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY:  Writing earlier in the week, the…

  • RMR PARTICIPATION IN LONDON LORD MAYOR’S SHOW

    Saturday, November 7, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Representatives from the Battalion sent to take part in Lord Mayor’s Show.”  [1] THIS…