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  • RMR Hockey Team Keeps Winning Streak Alive!

    Westmount, QC – 17 October 2014:  In another tightly contested affair The Royal Montreal Regiment’s ball hockey team defeated 4R22R to a final score of 5-3 last Thursday evening (09 October 14).…

  • RMR’S FIRST OVERSEAS CASUALTY

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 17 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Saturday, October 17, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South “Pte. Hartley, batman to Major P.R.…

  • RMR wishes the Rick Mercer happy birthday

    Westmount QC – 17 October 2014: The Royal Montreal Regiment turns 100 this year, and we have taken the opportunity to wish the Rick Mercer, host of Rick Mercer Report (or as some…

  • RMR reaches Camp after 3-hour March

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 16 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Friday, October 16, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South “Entrained at 12:45 a.m. Arrived Patney…

  • Warm Greeting for RMR in England

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 15 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Thursday, October 15, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South The second entry in the Battalion’s…

  • GLOBAL MONTREAL SPECIAL SERIES: THE ROYAL MONTREAL REGIMENT: PART 3

    Westmount, QC – 14 October 2014:  In the five weeks leading up to November 1st, 2014 RMR Centennial Gala ball sponsor Global Montreal is running a series of historical “time capsules” once per week…

  • RMR Arrives in UK

      THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 14 October 1914 – From the 14th BATTALION (RMR) WAR DIARY: Wednesday, October 14, 1914 Camp Salisbury Plain, West Down South “Battn. H.Q. and Nos. 1,…

  • Near Miss At Sea for RMR

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 13 October 1914 – “On October 13th, when nearing the coast of England, one of the armed transports fired a few rounds to test the mounting of…

  • Shortages Aboard Ship

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 12 October 1914 – A press correspondent travelling with the Contingent writing after arriving at Plymouth a few days later described: – “A tobacco and match famine,…

  • FALSE REPORTS OF ARRIVAL…

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 11 October 1914 – A week or so after the convoy carrying the First Canadian Contingent had left Gaspé Basin on the third of the month, press…