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Number of Object records 9
Number of Photo records 14
Number of Archive records 0
Number of Library records 1
Updated -4712-01-01

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UN Bush Hat -

UN Blue Bush hat. NSN8415-21-951-4771. 7_2

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Percy Hampton Memorial Collection -

Memorial Collection Lieutenant Colonel Percy Hampton shadow box consisting of: 1. Short biography on LCol Hampton, ED 2. Black and white photo of LCol Hampton (9" x 5") 3. Seven Medals (from left to right): - British War Medal [WWI] - Victory Medal [WWI] - Canadian Volunteer Medal [WWII] - The War Medal [WWII] - King George V Silver Jubilee Medal [1935] - King George VI Coronation Medal [1937] - Efficiency Decoration [Long Service] 4. 3 Pins - General Service; For Service at the Front; and RCAF Reserve

Image of Royal Flying Corps Brigade Book of P.R. Hampton -

Royal Flying Corps Brigade Book of P.R. Hampton -

First World War Royal "Flying Corps Brigade Transfer Card - History of Training" belonging to Percy R. Hampton

Image of RFC Flying Log Percy Hampton -

RFC Flying Log Percy Hampton -

The Royal Flying Corps pilots logbook belonging to (later) Lieutenant Colonel Percy Hampton. Light brown appears to be leather.

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Major General Malcolm Mercer Dress Cap - / /

Black full dress cap belonging to Major General Malcolm Mercer. Cap has general staff insignia on front (a sword crossed with a baton surrounded by laurel leaves. A lion perched on top of a red crown is positioned above the sword and baton.) Cap has a thick red felt band around it measuring approx 5cm wide. Leather chin strap is attached to the brim by two small brass buttons positioned above each ear. Short black brim has lauren leaf decorations in gold metal embroidery. Underside of brim is green. Inside of cap is lined in off-white silk. Col. M. S. mercer inscribed on inside in black ink. Mylar barrier has been placed on inside top of cap.

Image of Dress Tunic of Major General M.S. Mercer -

Dress Tunic of Major General M.S. Mercer -

Rifle Green single breasted service dress tunic which belonged to Major General M.S. Mercer prior to the First World War. Tunic has red staff flashes on collar and cuffs. Has five black frog closures on Front. and black piping on collar and cuffs. Braided epaulette has one pip and one crown of a Lieutenant Colonel.

Image of WT Barnard Commission Scroll - 1929/04/18

WT Barnard Commission Scroll - 1929/04/18

Commission scroll from George V appointing William Thomas Barnard to the active militia as lieutenant. In a brown wood frame.

Image of WT Barnard Honorary Colonel Commission Scroll - 1966/09/12

WT Barnard Honorary Colonel Commission Scroll - 1966/09/12

Commission Scroll from Elizabeth the Second appointing William Thomas Barnard to be "Honourary Lieutenant-Colonel 3rd Battalion, the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 10 August 1966" Signed by Minister of National Defence Paul T. Hellyer

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CO's Pennant QOR -

Green pennant on red felt. Lt.-Col. D.N. Osborne CD Commanding Officer 2 QOR of C 6th June 61-11 April 1963.

Image of Portrait of Major General Malcolm S Mercer -

Portrait of Major General Malcolm S Mercer -

Black and white studio portrait of Major General M. S. Mercer, CB. VD wearing a First World War service dress uniform including Sam Browne belt and forage cap. Portrait extends from head to mid-chest. Mercer's handwritten signature is written at the bottom of the photo in black ink.

Image of Lieutenant Colonel Durie -

Lieutenant Colonel Durie -

Frame black and white photocopy of photo of Lieutenant Colonel Durie. Image showing him in uniform with white beard. He has a sword in his proper left hand, and his proper right hand hanging off of his pocket. Matted in black matting. Below photo is written "Lieutenant Colonel William Smith Durie, First Commanding Officer 1860-65

Image of "C" Company - Queen's Own Rifles 1880 -

"C" Company - Queen's Own Rifles 1880 -

Composite photo showing soldiers of "C" Company, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada. Arrow pointing to a soldier with a typed explanation "Major D.H. Allen, later Lt-Col. Commanding Officer Queen's Own Rifles 1887-1889".

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Commanding Officers Portrait -

Framed black and white portrait of an unnamed QOR Lieutenant Colonel, likely during the 11960s.

Image of LCol JJJ Power CD, 35th Commanding Officer 1975-1978 -

LCol JJJ Power CD, 35th Commanding Officer 1975-1978 -

Portrait of a commanding officer in a black wood frame.

Image of Lt Colonel H.F.C. Elliot, CD  -

Lt Colonel H.F.C. Elliot, CD -

Colour portrait style photograph of Lt Colonel H.F.C. Elliot, CD in dress uniform with service cap. There is a plaque on the frame the include: "Commanding Officer, 21 August 1961 - 22 January 1965"

Image of Lt Col H.C. Pittss, MC, CD -

Lt Col H.C. Pittss, MC, CD -

Colour portrait style photograph of Lt Col Herb C. Pitts, MC, CD in dress uniform with service cap. Plaque on wooden frame reads: "Commanding Officer, 24 January 1967- 1 April 1969"

Image of Lt Col C.L. Kirby        -

Lt Col C.L. Kirby -

Colour portrait photograph of Lt Col C.L. Kirby in dress uniform and service cap. Plaque attached to frame includes: "Commanding Officer, 22 January 65 to 23 January 67"

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Lt Col C.P. McPherson, CD -

Portrait style colour photograph of Lt Col C.P. McPherson, CD in dress uniform with service cap. Plaque on frame includes: "Commanding Officer, 9 September 1954 - 21 August 1957"

Image of Lt Col Delamere, MBE, CD       -

Lt Col Delamere, MBE, CD -

Portrait style colour photograh of Lt Col Delamere, MBE, CD in dress uniform with service cap. Plaque on frame inlcudes: "Commanding Officer, 16 October 1953 - 9 September 1954"

Image of Lt Col C.H. Lithgow, CD      -

Lt Col C.H. Lithgow, CD -

Portrait style colour photograph of Lt Col C.H. Lithgow, CD. Plaque on frame includes: " Commanding Officer, 3 October 1957 - 21 August 1961".

Image of Lt Col CP McPherson and Hon Col Baptist Johnston -

Lt Col CP McPherson and Hon Col Baptist Johnston -

Black and white photograph of Lieutenant Colonel C.P. McPerhson, CD, Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Rifles (L) in service dress and Lieutenant Colonel Baptist Johnston, OBE, VD, Honorary Colonel, Queen's Own Rifle of Canada, in full dress uniform with sword. They are facing each other on the saluting base outdoors at Currie Barracks.

Sir Henry Pellatt Photograph -

Black and white full body portrait photograph of Sir Henry Pellatt later in life. Mounted on matting.

Image of Photo Portrait of Maj D.N. Osborne -

Photo Portrait of Maj D.N. Osborne -

Framed black and white head and shoulders photographic portrait of Major D.N. Osborne, CD in service dress. Metal plate includes dates of 1 August 57 - 31st May 61.