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100th Anniversary of the Hundred Days Offensive

The Brockville Rifles perpetuate 4 battle honours of the 156th Battalion C.E.F. Amiens, Arras, Hindenburg Line and Pursuit to Mons. These were bestowed following the Hundred Days Offensive that lead to the end of The Great War. To honour the sacrifice of the soldiers of Eastern Ontario who served in these battles we will be posting in real time the transcribed events from their war diaries. Follow along and learn the story of these brave individuals who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. The real time events will start on August 1, starting just before the beginning of the Hundred Days Offensive.

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Tug of War at the Glengarry Highland Games 2017

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” […]

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Open House September 2017

BROCKVILLE, September 2017 – On Saturday, September 30th from 8am to 4pm The Brockville Rifles will be hosting an open house at the Brockville Armouries on behalf of the Canadian Army. All are welcome to attend and there is no admission cost. We will be offering guided tours of the building, regimental history lessons, weapon […]

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Cpl Jowett Completed Ironman Competition

BROCKVILLE, September 2017 – Congratulations to Cpl Jowett for successfully completing the 2CMBG Ironman competition on September 7, 2017. Before 4 a.m. the competitors lined up anxiously awaiting the firing of a 105-millimetre artillery howitzer signalling that the historic event was underway. A piper played an upbeat melody as the troopers ran, walked or shuffled […]

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Book of Remembrance Ceremony

Article by MWO Robert Gagnon, Brockville Rifles AndersonBROCKVILLE – August 2016 – Pte Anderson was a member of the 156th CEF Battalion, who died on August 7, 1917. During the weekend of August 5-7, 2016 The Brockville Group with AndersonsRifles along with the 150th Anniversary Committee organized special weekend for the family of Pte Anderson, […]