MCpl Tennant served in Afghanistan as a member of The Brockville Rifles. In this article he recounts his experience and a difficult patrol in the location known as the Martyr’s Circle.
History of the Brockville Rifles
Depicted: Officers of the Brockville Rifles – October 1935 SEATED—(Left to right)-Captain H. A. Taylor, Major R. F. Craig, V.D., Major H. R. Starr, Major N. L. MacDowell, Col. R. J. Gill, M.C., V.D., Hon. Col. Right Hon. Geo. P. Graham, P.C., LL.D., Lt.-Col. J. R. McCullough, V.D., Lt.-Col. M. W. MacDowell, M.C., Lt.-Col. F. […]
In January of 1998 a severe storm of freezing rain struck Ontario and Quebec. In areas 2 inches (50mm) of ice accumulated on power lines and trees. Power lines failed and power was lost to about 2 million people. Business were shut down and people were stranded in their homes. The Brockville Rifles deployed on […]
EXTRACTS FROM “THE RECORDER AND TIMES, MONDAY, APRIL 26, 1920″ – BROCKVILLE, ONT.
THE 156TH BATTALION, C. E. F.
The history of the 32nd Locating Battery from the regimental archives.
Embarkment from Halifax, Nova Scotia on the S.S. Northland on October 19th, 1916. From Library and Archives Canada
156th Battalion at Barriefield Camp Heavyweights of the 156th Battalion at Barriefield Camp War Diaries The War Diaries of the 156th Battalion at Library and Archives Canada Nominal Role Follow this link for the Nominal Role of the 156th Battalion in October 1916 embarking from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Transcribed War Diaries February 1918 In February […]
WO1 Alonzo Nathan Clark, MM, RSM of the 41st Regiment Brockville Rifles 1905-1915, 156th CEF Bn 1915-1918 and The Brockville Rifles 1920-1929 stands outside of the Brockville Armouries. At the time of his enlistment he had served 1 year with the Governor General’s Foot Guards and 17 years with the 41st Regiment, Brockville Rifles. He […]
Pte John Essley Anderson, Regimental Number 639343, joined the 156th CEF (Leeds and Grenville) Bn in Brockville and was subsequently transfered to the PPCLI. He died November 8th, 1918, three days prior to the Armistice. As the saying goes – Once a Brock, always a Brock! Correction à la mise à jour de hier: le […]