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  • RMR SAYS GOOD-BYE TO QUEBEC

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 30 September 1914 – “Late on the afternoon of September 30th the Alaunia and Andania, together with other transports, weighed anchor and slipped downstream. Crowds lined the…

  • Global Montreal Special Series: The Royal Montreal Regiment: Part 1

    Westmount, QC – 29 September 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…

  • Loading List of RMR Sailing for England

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 29 September 1914 – In the fall of 1914, the Cunard Line’s new ships the Andania and the Alaunia, both built in 1913, transported troops, vehicles and…

  • Global Montreal promotes RMR’s Centennial

    Westmount, QC – 28 September 2014:  In the five weeks leading up to November 1st, 2014 RMR Centennial Gala ball sponsor Global Montreal will be running a series of historical “time capsules” once per…

  • ROYAL MONTREAL REGIMENT CONTINUES EMBARKING

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 28 September 1914 – “ Nos. 4, 5, and 6 Companies of the [14th] Battalion, and the Base Company, remained in camp till the morning of September…

  • RMR helps Hampstead turn 100

    Westmount, 27 September 2014 – The Royal Montreal Regiment helped the Town of Hampstead celebrate their 100th birthday last Sunday, and used the opportunity to exercise their Freedom of the City, first…

  • MOTOR TRANSPORT FOR CANADIAN CONTINGENT

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 27 September 1914 – “Valcartier September 27.  In motor equipment the Canadian overseas expeditionary force will make a fine display, the contingent having an ample supply of…

  • EMBARKATION CONFUSION

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 26 September 1914 – “From the outset it was the intention of the Militia Department and the War Office that the Canadian Contingent should lose no time…

  • FIRST MOVE TO EMBARKATION FOR RMR

    THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY, 25 September 1914 – “For the 14th Battalion, which at this time numbered 46 officers and 1,097 other ranks, the move began on the afternoon of September…

  • Volunteers Wanted To Spruce Up Armoury’s Exterior This Weekend

    Westmount, 24 September 2014 – Comrade Albert Sebe from RMR Association (Branch 14) is organizing a clean-up of the exterior of the Armoury this weekend, and he needs some volunteers to help…