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    Live Cannonball from the Plains of Abraham found in Quebec City

    One more possibility; could be a mortar fired on the Americans by the cities defences, considering B.A. was on the Plains of Abraham. C.U. 
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    Live Cannonball from the Plains of Abraham found in Quebec City

    Hi, read the posts when first aired, and it’s true some have been killed or seriously injured while tinkering with American civil war mortar rounds. It’s also holds water, once moisture, etc., infiltrates being triggered is unlikely...Note, FWW & SWW ordnance, UXO’s, litter Canada’s landscape...
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    Ammunition bunkers at Churchill?

    Photos in Colour...Lacrosse Missile Trials in Cold Weather...All photos dated 43-65...Trials at Churchill, MB. C.U. .
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    Ammunition bunkers at Churchill?

    Hi, Sorry my mistake, good observations, while posting looked at the photos again and compared with others, forgot to edit...photos pre 60s, the uniform, etc., more like post Korean War. PPCLI snipers in Korea March 1953... C.U. .
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    Ammunition bunkers at Churchill?

    Nice photos...Nukes fired at Churchill...With the US one never knows? H.M.C.S. Labrador - Men assembling an Attwell shelter...54-55. No. 21 - U.S. Army helicopter and tents...57-58.  Winter Training at Fort Churchill...photos state ca 43-65, more like early 60s? This is...
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    Ammunition bunkers at Churchill?

    Look closer there could be more; HMCS (His Majesty’s Canadian Station) Churchill was a naval facility housing ca 100 Rank and file, in the late 50s…in 65 all were relocated. By 65 renamed CFS Churchill officially closed its doors in 4th June, 68…………….. The CRRR built in 54 by CF, then closed...
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    Lt.-Col. W.D. Otter, CO, 2nd SS Bn. RCRI Second Anglo-Boer War, Official Reports

    Part II as fallows... The below are extracts...for more...Lt.-Col. William D. Otter, CO, 2nd SS Bn. RCRI, South African War, 1899-1900 Official Reports, Part II. http://wp.me/p55eja-OJ — The Globe. — How Colonel Otter Received His Wound at Thaba N’Chu. —. . . . On practically every occasion in...
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    Lt.-Col. W.D. Otter, CO, 2nd SS Bn. RCRI Second Anglo-Boer War, Official Reports

    Disclosure...The Canadian War Museum, (C.W.M.), online 2nd SS Bn. RCRI, Second South African War..."Maps"... It's my understanding those are not the originals printed, which were in colour. Kindly note the below does not cover Otter's overall 1901, official report. The below are excerpts, for...
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    Cpl. L.C. Vallée F Coy 2e SS Bn RCRI Guerre d'Afrique du Sud Raconte Paardeberg

    Pour lire le contenu Click sur le lien.....Cpl. Lucien C. Vallée, F Coy, 2e SS Bn. RCRI, Guerre d'Afrique du Sud., 1900, Raconte, Paardeberg. http://wp.me/p55eja-NE Québec “F” Coy, 2n SS Bn. RCRI, Regt., No. 7840 Corpl. Vallée, L.C., de 65e Mount Royal Rifles. Lettre Du Soldat Lucien Vallée...
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    Chaplain Peter Michael O’Leary 2nd SS Bn RCRI Second Anglo-Boer War Heroic Deeds

    Part II. Paardeberg, Feb. 22. — “The Canadian Regiment has done admirable service since its arrival in South Africa. I deeply regret the heavy loss it suffered during the fighting on the 18th and beg j’ou will assure the people how much we all admire the conspicuous gallantry displayed by our...
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    Chaplain Peter Michael O’Leary 2nd SS Bn RCRI Second Anglo-Boer War Heroic Deeds

    The below are snippets....Chaplain Peter Michael O’Leary, 2nd SS Bn, RCRI, Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899 – 1900, Heroic Deeds. http://wp.me/p55eja-O9 Father Peter Michael O’Leary, Roman Catholic Church…The present officers of the (8th Regiment Royal Rifles, Quebec) are: CO. Hon. Lieut. -Colonel...
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    Capt. Fraser E Coy 2 Bn RCRI Anecdote On Capt Arnold's Death At Paardeberg, 1900

    The below are extracts, for more...... Capt. C.K. Fraser O.C., Montréal’s, ‘E’ Coy, 2nd SS Bn. RCRI, South African War, 1899-1900. http://wp.me/p55eja-Pb 53rd Sherbrooke, Battalion by 1900 Regiment. Daily Sun, St. John N.B. Dec. 3, 1900. — Story of Paardeberg. — How Two Montrealers Carried...
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    Canada’s Forgotten Warriors

    SSAW is always my pleasure...frustrating and then some. I have some questions???? Now concerning a forgotten warrior...RCFA E Battery Major G. Hunter Ogilvie, you have a photo of him? Was E Battery the only ones wearing a feather on their Hats? Canada’s forgotten battle in Yugoslavia...
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    Canada’s Forgotten Warriors

    Hi, slightly confused...yes I'm aware of the title as your intentions...commenting, Globe, they mention F & SWW...SSAW omitted from the narrative. I'm in full agreement with your comment..."Seems that throughout our history, we have had numerous occasions to accidentally, or conveniently...
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    Canada’s Forgotten Warriors

    Mr. Wallace, from what is posted...ici...although on Cold War, no mention of Canada's first O.S. contribution during SSAW, etc. Their sacrifice constantly "skirted" a forgotten footnote in Canadian history, for the exception, IMO, of ca 4% of Canadians that are aware of this event in "Canada at...
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