The Brocks team tied for 5th overall of 11 teams in our first attempt attending the Glengarry Highland Games Highlanders Challenge Cup congratulations to the team: Cpl thompson (team captain), RSM Gagnon (coach), Captain Lampron, Sgt hopper, MCpl Jackson, Cpl Parker, Cpl Springer, Cpl Zieman (anchor), Cpl Oliver, Rfmn Boyd, Cpl Jowett. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” […]
From Facebook: “This is my grandfather, Eymard Plourde, of St. Quentin NB, who was a member of the Brockville Rifles during WW2” -Mr. Danny Bernier
Two retired officers of The Brockville Rifles, LCol Jeff Shaver (Ret’d) and Major Roger Hum (Ret’d), received Canada 150 Medals. The Canada 150 medals were presented for community service and to recognize their efforts supporting the community. The Canada 150 Medals are an initiative of MP Gord Brown and MPP Steve Clark.
Who died while on service in Jamaica 1943 – 1944 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In memory of Rifleman G. N. GOLDRIGHT; Rifleman J. F. JOHNSTON; Rifleman J. A. ZIP. The Brockville Rifles (C.A.) Ref: https://jamaicanancestralrecords.com/military-burials/the-garrison/
Lt Col Thain MacDowell, VC, DSO was a member of The Brockville Rifles. He was a native to Maitland, Ontario. Other Sources: https://www.facebook.com/pg/hometowntv12/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1957744187826180
My father, Leonard S. Quinn, (I always called him “Daddy”), was born in May 1907 and my mom Flora (MacNamara) Quinn, was born in July 1906. They were born and brought up in the Lyn area where they met and married in October 1932 and moved into the Village of Lyn. They had three daughters, […]
te. Harry W. Brown, a Gananoque native, was one of six Canadian soldiers to be awarded a Victoria Cross for their acts of heroism during the Battle of Hill 70, northwest of Lens, France, in August 1917. The Victoria Cross is the highest military honour awarded to members of the Commonwealth forces “for extraordinary valour […]
Members of the 156th Battalion were dispersed among several other Battalions following the disbandment of the 156th in February 1918. The bulk of the 156th went to the following Battalions: 2nd Battalion C.E.F. (Perpetuated by the Governor General’s Footguards) 21 Battalion C.E.F. (Perpetuated by the Prince of Wales Own Regiment) 38th Battalion C.E.F. (Perpetuated by […]