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00002 - RFN Underhill WWII letters

2 Boxes of letters (approx 500) from Rifleman Underhill who served in the QOR during World War II

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00003 - Book Museum Newsletters 1959-1965

00003 - Book Museum Newsletters 1959-1965

Collection of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada "Regimental Newsletters". Appears to have been published by the Regimental Depot, in Currie Barracks, Calgary, Alberta.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00004 - Regimental Newsletters, Issues 54 to 59

00004 - Regimental Newsletters, Issues 54 to 59

Contains the QOR of C Regimental Newsletters Issues 54-59. Published at the Regimental Depot, in Currie Barracks, Calgary, Alberta under the authority of the Regimental Exectutive Committee.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00005 - Regimental Newsletters, Issues 60 to 64

00005 - Regimental Newsletters, Issues 60 to 64

Contains the QOR of C Regimental Newsletters Issues 60-64. Published at the Regimental Depot, Currie Barracks, Calgary Alberta, under the authority of the Regimental Exectutive Committee.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00006 - Regimental Newsletters, Issues 65 to 67

00006 - Regimental Newsletters, Issues 65 to 67

Contains the QOR of C Regimental Newsletters Issues 65-67. Published at the Regimental home station under the authority of the Regimental Exectutive Committee.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00007 - Regimental Newsletters, Issues 67 to 73

00007 - Regimental Newsletters, Issues 67 to 73

Contains the QOR of C Regimental Newsletters Issues 67-73. Published at the Regimental home station under the authority of the Regimental Exectutive Committee.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00009 - Regimental Newsletters Museum No. 1 to No. 52

00009 - Regimental Newsletters Museum No. 1 to No. 52

Contains the Regimental Newsletters Museum No. 1 to No. 52 which were printed at the Regimental Depot.

Record Type: Archive

00013 - Attestation Sheets HQ COY "A" COY 1940

Contains the Attestation sheets and certificates of medical examinations for each personnel in 1940. Sheets arranged alphabetically within rank and platoon. Includes platoons 1-4 of H2COY Rifleman, Corporals, Sergeants; and COY A Rifleman, Corporals, Sergeants and Registration staff, and super staff.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00015 - QOR Records 1946

00015 - QOR Records 1946

Contains records for QOR of C during 1946. Records for personel who are recommended for strike off. Also contains letter dividers. Records are arranged in the section corresponding to they type of form.

Record Type: Archive

00016 - Visit HRH Princess Alexandra QOR 1967

Blue folder containing newspaper articles, correspondances, and programmes surrounding Princess Alexandra's visit in 1967

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00018 - Biographies 1st and 2nd Battalion

00018 - Biographies 1st and 2nd Battalion

Filled with briefing sheets on Lieut. Col, Majors, Captains, Lieutenants, and Second Lieutenants. Pages include information on: rank, decorations, DOB, marital status, education, religion, languages, date of seniority, promotions, and military service record. Inside back cover are three packets of loose action requests.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00020 - Toronto QOR of C Photo Album

00020 - Toronto QOR of C Photo Album

Contains newspaper clippings and photos/images associated with the QOR of C in Toronto from 1970-1979. Also contains postcards from Normandy and Bernieres-sur-mer.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00021 - Training in Europe Photo Album

00021 - Training in Europe Photo Album

Contains photos of training, hockey, and wrestling of the QOR of C. Training done in Europe.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00022 - Training 1st Battalion QOR of C Photo Album

00022 - Training 1st Battalion QOR of C Photo Album

Contains images of training and leisure of the QOR of C 1st Battalion.

Record Type: Archive

00044 - Battle Diary A Day in the Life of Charlie Martin

VHS flim that is 46:45 in length and features a day in the life of Charlie Martin.

Record Type: Archive

00048 - Militia Orders Book

Large green hard cover book, corners and spine covered in thin layer of leather. Top cover not attached to rest of book. Contains a compilation of miscellaneous orders between 1862-1868. Includes printed orders, printed mail/memos and statements.

Record Type: Archive

00049 - A COY Record Book

Green and red hard cover record book. Front contains minutes from the "A" company annual meetings. Back contains "Cash Book" for company 1912-1918. 3 receipts fron JD Gibbons printing company folded and placed between 190-191. "The Home Bank of Canada" folder at 182

Record Type: Archive

00050 - Quartermaster's Letters of Major J. O. Thorn

Bound volumne of handwritten copies of letters sent in relation to to the quartermaster duties of Major J. O. Thorn.

Record Type: Archive

00051 - Officers' Oaths of Allegiance

Inside second page is an attached note of allegiance by Joseph Martin Delamere, Jan 8 1901. Lettered pages contain a list of contents in the book. Following that is a page for Regimental Orders (1880) by Lawrence Buchan. Subsequent pages contain a list of honorary members and their comapny, the regimental orders, signed pages of sworn officers. This is followed by a second set of regimental/standing orders fron 1894, MS Mercer. These are typed pag ...

Record Type: Archive

00052 - Record of Officers' Services Militia Book No. 42

Large black hardcover book organized into two sections. The first section includes an alphbetized list organized by the last names of Q.O.R. personnel and the letter sections are divided by letter tabs. The second section conatins Service Forms which record a wide variety of Q.O.R. personnel information including, Former Sercvice, Appointments and Promotions, Employment; Regimental or otherwise, Qualifications, War Service, Orders, Decorations and ...

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00053 - Nominal Rolls 1866 to 1882

00053 - Nominal Rolls 1866 to 1882

A bound ledger containing nominal rolls of the 2nd Battalion "Queen's Own Rifles of Canada" listed by Company and by year (some with multiple rolls in one year). Detailed information includeds at minimum name and rank. Some years include date of enrolment and discharge, age, marital status, residence street address. Regimental numbers are NOT included. The period covered is from March 1866 to the Annual 1881/1882 roll. Of note are March 1866 r ...

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00054 - Casualty Book No 3 QOR

00054 - Casualty Book No 3 QOR

Beige hard cover book. Contains lists of names including: company, age, enrollement date; discharge date, and remarks (sometimes when/where/why they were discharged). Organized by first letter of their last name.

Record Type: Archive

00055 - Officers' Minute Book 1892-1921

Blue harcover book containing handwritten note from meetings of officers. Includes a list of those present and topics, and notes discussed from meeting. Some loose letters are also included as well as a letter and floor plan discussing the seargents mess at 48 University Ave.

Record Type: Archive

00056 - NCO Qualification Certificates Records 1924-1930

Large brown harcover book, title written in red ink on top of cover. "Index" embossed in black on the centre of the cover. Spine has the words "Records, N.C.O.s, and Certificates" written along the top in black ink. Peeling label on the spine reads, "N.C.O. Qualification Certificates 1924-1930." The number "300" is embossed in black on the bottom of the spine. The index contains an alphbetical list of Q.O.R. personnel organized according to the ...

Record Type: Archive

00057 - 1865 Central Administration Battalion Letter Book

Brown hardcover bound record book with blue pages. Contains copies of letters from the 2nd Central Administration Battalion, located at Butlers Barracks, Niagara-on-the-Lake from February 23, 1865 to April 24, 1865. Most of the letters are from Lieutenant Colonel Durie, Commanding Officer and from Lieutenant Fred Dixon, Adjutant. Letters given a number (includes 36-95).

Record Type: Archive

00058 - Minute Book

Pages contain names and regimental numbers. Several pages count total numbers of staff and officers (pg 102-104). 161-192 = discharge certificates issued - names, dates, company, and rank.

Record Type: Archive

00059 - Robert Rennie Notebook 1887

Large bound notebook with red leather spine and blue covers decorated with continuous diagonal branch/plant images. Two labels on spine, top label reads "7", second label reads "Paper P.R0 Forma 1887." Has a page range of 1-194. First page reads, "R. Rennie 2nd Lieut. Queen's Own Rifles, July 12, 1887." Types of handwritten records taken by then 2nd Lieutenant Robert Rennie during his Infantry School training course starting July 12, 1887. ...

Record Type: Archive

00060 - 2nd Bn Sgts' Mess Minute Book

Blue hardcover bound book with red spine and corners. Pages contain meeting minutes of the Sergeants' Mess of the 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada from August 23, 1940 to Decebmer 21, 1951. Some pages typed and glued into the book.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00061 - Certificate of Discharge Book

00061 - Certificate of Discharge Book

Black hard cover book filled with blank Certificates of Discharge. Two certificates used. Top of Certificate says, "Queen's Own Rifles of Canada," while middle in red reads, "Certificate of Discharge."

Record Type: Archive

00062 - Q.O.R. of C Sergeants Mess

Black hardcover book with red coloured spine and corners. Decorated with gold detailing and lettering. Spine says "Record." Inside pages contain dates and signatures fromt the Sergeants Mess.

Record Type: Archive

00063 - Q.O.R. of C Sergeants Mess

Black hardcover book with red spine and corners. Decorated with gold detailing and lettering. spine says "Record". Inside pages contain dates, signature of sergeants.

Record Type: Archive

00065 - Service Roll No. 4 QOR 1st B'N

Service Roll documents the enrollment into the 1st Battalion between 1915-1945. Documents the names, residence, age, marital status, date of enrollment, oath administrated by, and company.

Record Type: Archive

00066 - Officer's Minute Book No. 1 1862-1891

Black hardcover book containing handwritten notes from Meetings of Officers. Includes a list of officers present, and topics and notes discussed from meeting (i.e. reports, updates, committee updates).

Record Type: Archive

00067 - Service Roll Q.O.R.

Contains service roll for the QOR from 1878-1879, the service roll of the "Pioneers" 1878-1879, and the 2nd Battalion Queens Own from 1816-1894. Information collected includes: name, marital status, age, date of enrollement, signature, company, residence, rank, and witness.

Record Type: Archive

00068 - Diary Officers Records 1921-1934

Purple hardcover book with title on spine. First lined pages include a list of officers with page numbers, and an index for years covered throughout the record. Following pages have handwritten accounts of daily activities. Toward the back of the book are records related to the previous list of officers, that include short biographies

Record Type: Archive

00069 - Casualty Book

Large dark green hardcover book with leather spine. Compiled by R. Pellatt. Book contains the nominal rolls of all Queen's Own officers including non-commissioned officers and rifleman who served during World War I. Roll contains their field unit, whether they were KIA, DOW, died, wounded, or deserted with the date of event. Names of officers are alphabetized by last name.

Record Type: Archive

00070 - Enlistments - 198th BN, WWI QOR Buffs

Green hard cover book with black binders tape on spine. Sticker on cover with title. Pages contain a "Register of Recruits" for the 198th overseas battalion CEF. Info includes: Regimental number, name, nationality, age, height, chest measure, weight, complexion, eye and hair colour, distinctive marks, occupation, religion, place of birth, enlistment dates, marital status, address of next of kin, and remarks.

Record Type: Archive

00072 - QOR 1945, 1946, 1947 Records

Green hard cover book with gold trim and title on spine. Contains typed Battalion orders by Lt. Col Baptist Johnston OBE VD and Lt Col HG Barum MC. Lt Col EG Rolph, Lt Col JW McClain OBW, LT Col WT Barnard

Record Type: Archive

00073 - QOR 1942, 1943, 1944 Records

Green hard cover book with gold trim and title on spine. Contents are typed pages of Battalion Orders written by Lt. Col. Baptist Johnston. Not all pages are the same size; some pages have upside down text.

Record Type: Archive

00074 - Service Roll No.3 QOR

Oath forms and Militial Military Forms attached to first two pages of the book. Documents the name, age, residence, marital status, date of enrollment, oath administered by, and company of the enlisted soldiers between 1911-1915.

Record Type: Archive

00075 - Service Roll QOR Overseas No. 1 1916-1917

Contains the Service Roll information of the 2nd Regiment of the QOR including the 83rd Overseas Battalion, the 166 Overseas Battalion, and the 255th Overseas Battalion. Service Roll information includes name, residence, age, marital status, date of enrollment, and comapny.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00076 - Regimental Orders

00076 - Regimental Orders

Pages contain handwritten regimental orders

Record Type: Archive

00077 - Broad Arrow and Naval and Military Gazette: QOR Sergeant's Mess

Brown hard cover book with title on cover and spine in gold. Book contains the Broad Arrow and Naval and Military Gazette from Sat July 2, 1892 (No 1253 Vol XLIX) - December 31, 1892 (No 1279 Vol XLIX).

Record Type: Archive

00079 - QOR Sergeant's Mess

Contains bound copies of the Broad Arrow and Naval & Military Gazette.

Record Type: Archive

00080 - The Broad Arrow and Naval and Military Gazette QOR Segeants Mess

Brown hardcover book with title on cover in gold. Book contains The Broad Arrow and Naval and Military Gazette from Saturday January 3, 1891 (No. 75, Vol XLVI) to June 27, 1891 (No. 1200, Vol. XLVI).

Record Type: Archive

00081 - Visitors Register: Sergeants Mess Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

Black hard cover book with title "Visitors Register" on front in gold. First page has a list of Mess committee members. Subsequent pages filled with names addresses of visitors as well as who they were brought to the Q.O.R. by.

Record Type: Archive

00085 - Part I Order 3 Bn the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

Brown flat file soft cover binded book containing pages with typewritten daily orders by Lieut. Col. R. Rennie from December 12 1914-February 6 1915. Also includes After Orders.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00110 - Regimental Orders Queen's Own Rifles

00110 - Regimental Orders Queen's Own Rifles

Large black hardcover book with title on spine in gold. Book contains pages of regimental orders glued into book pages. Orders written by: Brig General JA Gunn; Colonel AJE Kirkpatrick; Lieut Colonel R. Pellatt.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00111 - Regimental Orders QOR

00111 - Regimental Orders QOR

Blue hardcover book with brown spine. Title on spine in gold. Pages filled with Regimental Memos that have been glued in.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00112 - Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings from the Fenian Raids

00112 - Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings from the Fenian Raids

Green hardcover book (Missing spine cover). Scrapbook contains a record of soldiers from the 2nd Company (Captain Gillmor's) including: name, regimental number, country, occupation, religion, previous details. Subsequent pages filled with newspaper articles related to the Fenian Raids.

Record Type: Archive

00113

Green hard cover book with brown spine. Title on spine in gold. Pages filled with "Garrison Orders" or "Garrison Memos" or "District Memos" from 1900-1904

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00114 - Rifle Practice Register 1887

00114 - Rifle Practice Register 1887

Red hardcover book with brown spine. Pages filled with names, ranks, dates, and (scores?).

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00115 - Rifle Practice Register

00115 - Rifle Practice Register

Purple hard cover book with black spine. Pages filled with tables showing name, rank, number, score, and rate of officers at rifle practice.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00116 - Rifle Practice Register 1898

00116 - Rifle Practice Register 1898

Blue hardcover book with brown spine. Title on spine, pages fulled wt names, ranks, dates, and (scores?) for shooting practice.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00117 - Band Regulation and Service Book

00117 - Band Regulation and Service Book

Black hardcover book containing regulations for the Band, a service roll (name, rank, date of enrollment, witness, instrument, unifom checklist, remarks), and an attendance record with a list of names of those present at practice.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00118 - Record of Officers' Service.

00118 - Record of Officers' Service.

Green hardcover book with red label and corners on cover. Label has title in gold. Two metal fastners are sticking up on left side of cover (for binding). Book filled with record sheets arranged into alphabetical sections. Information collected: name, profession, DOB, education, former service, medals, promotions, qualifications, appointments and disposal.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00119 - Register: Non resident Ex-Member QOR Reunion 1910

00119 - Register: Non resident Ex-Member QOR Reunion 1910

Green hard cover book with brown label and corner guards on front cover. Book held together by metal fasteners on left side of cover. Pages arranged into alphabetical sections and includes: names, street sddress, town/city province, rank, company, and years of service.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00131 - Sgts Mess Sign-In Register 1978

00131 - Sgts Mess Sign-In Register 1978

Blue and brown cover book with a triangle on front with "Record" in gold type. Sticker on spine with title. Pages willed with names (signatures) in it under a date heading, of those who have visited the Sergeant's Mess.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00132 - Band & Bugles Minute Book

00132 - Band & Bugles Minute Book

Brown patterned book with dark brown taped spine. Sticker on the front that says "Band & Bugles 1866-1887". Book's pages fulled with handwritten minutes from band and bugle meetings. Inside front cover is a folded typed page with info on the front for Captain C Swift on May 18 1922.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00134 - Minute book Executive Committee The QOR of C Regiment Fund

00134 - Minute book Executive Committee The QOR of C Regiment Fund

Black three-ring binder with sticker on front and cover with title. Binder filled with typed minutes from meeting of the Executive Commitee of the QOR of C Regimental Fund. Some handwritten notes folded in back (loose) from meetings.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00135 - QOR Association Constitution

00135 - QOR Association Constitution

Black three ring binder with sticker on spine with title. Binder filled with typed pages of the "Constitution of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association".

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00136

00136

Blue faded soft cover book (now yellowish in colour) filled with pages of photos related to the QOR, ie. The Queen, Officer's Portraits, monuments, Parade photos, Band photos, and the Annual Rifle Match

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00139 - From "Reminiscences of a Pioneer in Saskatchewan"

00139 - From "Reminiscences of a Pioneer in Saskatchewan"

Brown soft cover book bound together by a string fed through two holes. Title handwritten on front in black ink. Book recounts the experience of James Clinkskill during the Northwest Rebellion. Back cover has handwritten pages and notes in pencil.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00141 - Diary of Rfn. J.A. Forin No 3 Coy WOR Jan 1885 - Dec 1885

00141 - Diary of Rfn. J.A. Forin No 3 Coy WOR Jan 1885 - Dec 1885

Typed off-white pages stapled in top left corner. Pages contain notes and diary of J.A. Forin for the year 1885, documenting his life and time with the QOR during the Riel Rebellion. Full manuscript in the Library of the Canadian Military Institute in Toronto

Record Type: Archive

00142 - Order Book NW Field Force 1885

Medium size green hard cover book with brown spine and corners. Contains the orders for the NW Field Force in 1885. Page range 1-67 written by hand.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00143 - Photobook of Sergeants' Mess Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

00143 - Photobook of Sergeants' Mess Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

Red hard cover book with gold QOR cap badge on front. Bound by gold string along left edge. Book contains photographs of the hallway, parlour, library, pool and billiard room, card room, and cafe in the Sergeants' Mess. Cafe photo shows man behind the bar labelled "Hugh Coomber".

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00144

00144

Black and red hard cover book with "Record" on front in gold. Pages contain handwritten notes from Executive and Regular Monthly Meetings from 193901943 of the QOR Chaples

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00146 - "Born Lucky": One D-Day Doger's Story Regimental Sergeant Major Harry Fox, MBE

00146 - "Born Lucky": One D-Day Doger's Story Regimental Sergeant Major Harry Fox, MBE

Biography written by Cameron about Harry Fox and his time in the QOR, primarily during WWII

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00147 - My Reminiscences of University Avenue, and its surrounding Environs and the Royal Canadian Military Institute covering the years 1894-1926

00147 - My Reminiscences of University Avenue, and its surrounding Environs and the Royal Canadian Military Institute covering the years 1894-1926

Manuscript written by Major Sampson describing his time in Toronto and at the RCMI

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00149 - Pat's Life: The Story of Sub. Lieut. George Henry Kirkpatrick Strathy, BA, RCNVR

00149 - Pat's Life: The Story of Sub. Lieut. George Henry Kirkpatrick Strathy, BA, RCNVR

Biography of the life of Lieut. Strathy during his time in the QOR and during WWII. Written by his father, using his diarys and letters home.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00150 - 2nd Battalion Standing Orders

00150 - 2nd Battalion Standing Orders

Black sot cover bound book (no spine covering). Contains typed orders fro 2nd Battalion. Includes: Dress and equiptment; duties; mechanical transport; civilian vehicles; security; routine; administration; fire orders; and disipline. Issued by Lt. Cl. RF MacKay MCCD.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00151 - The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Depot Canadian Army Standing Orders

00151 - The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Depot Canadian Army Standing Orders

Green soft cover bound book (no spine covering). Outlines duties, responsibilities, training and fire safety, and orders for those at the Depot

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00152 - Minute Book of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire

00152 - Minute Book of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire

Title found on front page of book. Contains handwritten meeting notes from 1908-1915. Meeting notes from executive and general meeting, and list of volunteers for events planned by the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire, Annual Meetings as well.

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00156 - Casualty Book 1940 5 QOR 1st Battn

00156 - Casualty Book 1940 5 QOR 1st Battn

Beige cloth covered hardcover book. Contains a list of names with corresponding company, enrollment and discharge dates, and remarks (reason for discharge), organized by first letter of last name (not alphabetical).

Record Type: Archive

Image of 00157 - Casualty Book - Service Rolls 1940-1950 No 6 QOR

00157 - Casualty Book - Service Rolls 1940-1950 No 6 QOR

Beige cloth covered hard cover book. Contains list of names with company, regimental number, enrollment date, discharge date, and remarks (reason for discharge). Organized by first letter of last name (not alphabetical).

Record Type: Archive