The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives

Items with Images Only

Search Hints: To search by phrase wrap your criteria in quotes. ex: "Find me"

206 results found.

Image of Rrn. Eugene (Gene) D. Bell Shadow Box -

Rrn. Eugene (Gene) D. Bell Shadow Box -

Wooden frame shadow box with gold trim and green matting. Picture of Eugene D. Bell, 1939-1945 Star, France-Germany Star, Overseas Medal, Volunteer Service Medal with clasp, and Defence Medal.

Record Type: Object

Image of Russell McCallum Photo Album  - Scrapbook

Russell McCallum Photo Album - Scrapbook

Pages contain photos, newspaper clippings, service records, memorial packets asscociated with Russell McCallum and his family.

Record Type: Archive

Image of STEN Sub-Machine Gun, Mark 3 1943 - 1943/  /

STEN Sub-Machine Gun, Mark 3 1943 - 1943/ /

Blackened metal STEN sub-machine gun dated to 1943. Model is Mark 3. Complete with Canadian made sling made of canvas.

Record Type: Object

Image of STEN Submacine Gun, Mark II - 1943/  /

STEN Submacine Gun, Mark II - 1943/ /

Deactivated STEN Mk II submachine gun Mark with magazine. Blackened steel made by Longbranch factory in Canada. Used up until the late 1960's when it was replaced by the Sterling C1 SMG.

Record Type: Object

Image of Sergeant Aubry Cosens, VC, 16 Platoon, D Company, QOR of C in Action at Mooshof, Germany - 1945/02/26

Sergeant Aubry Cosens, VC, 16 Platoon, D Company, QOR of C in Action at Mooshof, Germany - 1945/02/26

Blue tinted painting showing soldiers and tank with houses in the background. Created by

Record Type: Object

Image of Sergeants 1943 Battledress -

Sergeants 1943 Battledress -

Serge wool battledress tunic with Queen's Own Rifles shoulder flashes, curved Canada titles, Third Division flashes, on the right sleeve are white and red service chevrons, and black chevrons on red wool backing sergeants stripes. WWII battledress pants have a map pocket on the left leg, and a upper right leg field dressing pocket. Right back wallet pocket. Has ankle weights.

Record Type: Object

Image of Shadow Box -

Shadow Box -

Wooden frame with green matting. Black and white picture of sergeant Aubrey Cosens, V.C. Box contains Victoria Cross, 1939-1945 Star, France-Germany Star, Overseas Medal, Volunteer Service Medal with clasp, Cap Badge with rifle green backing Queen's Own Rifles canvas Insignia, Canada titles, 3rd Division patches and wool sergeant stripes.

Record Type: Object

Image of Shadowbox of insignia of Rfn Russ G. McCallum - 1944/06/02

Shadowbox of insignia of Rfn Russ G. McCallum - 1944/06/02

Shadowbox containing insignia that were cut off the uniform of Rifleman Russ G. McCallum on 6 June 1944 by Rifleman J.P. Moore and sent to McCallum's sister: 1. A Queen's Own Rifles flash, 2. Canada flash 3. 3rd Division patch

Record Type: Object

Shoot to Kill Part X. Basic and Battle Physical Training - 02368

Instructional book to inform soldiers of the proper techniques and skills needed to master "his weapon" in battle.

Record Type: Library

Image of Soldier's Service Pay Book, Desmond Leon Aplin -

Soldier's Service Pay Book, Desmond Leon Aplin -

Small brown book with very faded title on front cover, "Soldier's Service Pay Book". Contains Desmond Leon Aplin's Service information: enlistment information, residence, rank, training date, education, qualifications, medical records, and will. Inside front cover is written "B63970 Aplin, D. L."

Record Type: Object

Image of Soldier's Service and Paybook - 1942/03/04

Soldier's Service and Paybook - 1942/03/04

Soldier's Service and Pay Book. Cover is made of paper and covered with brown fabric. Militia book Part I stapled to cover with a photo of a woman on the inside. Placed inside paybook is Part II - seven booklets stapled together. (Displayed separately on exhibit)

Record Type: Object

Image of Tamblyn Limited Memorial            -

Tamblyn Limited Memorial -

A framed coloured caligraphied scroll dedicated to the employes of Tambln Limited who volunteered for active service.

Record Type: Object

Image of The Bank of Toronto Poster - 1943/  /

The Bank of Toronto Poster - 1943/ /

Poster from the Bank of Toronto. Has blue background with large image of "Canadian Soldiers Marching through English Village." "Safety and Service" is written below image with calendar of December 1943. Below calendar is "Head Office Toronto Canada".

Record Type: Object

Image of The Canadain Army Journal  - 02196.54

The Canadain Army Journal - 02196.54

Journal summerizing the current military trends and topics for officers of the Active, Reserve, and Supplimentary Reserve Forces

Record Type: Library

Image of The Canadain Army Journal  - 02196.77

The Canadain Army Journal - 02196.77

Journal summerizing the current military trends and topics for officers of the Active, Reserve, and Supplimentary Reserve Forces

Record Type: Library

Image of The Leaders First Wave 1944 -

The Leaders First Wave 1944 -

Five black and white, small portraits of D-Day Assault. Company Commanders, Bn 21C & 2 QOR Insignia.

Record Type: Photo

Image of The Operation  Overlord Series "Juno Beach" -

The Operation Overlord Series "Juno Beach" -

Commemorative plate framed in a pentagonal green frame with red backing. Plate has decorative blue and gold rim with painting of Juno landing on base. Back of place has written information about the plate.

Record Type: Object

Image of The QOR of Canada Baseball Team, Holland 1945. Canadian army champions and Canadian armed forces champions -

The QOR of Canada Baseball Team, Holland 1945. Canadian army champions and Canadian armed forces champions -

Black and white framed photograph of 3 rows of baseball players in uniform in front of stands.

Record Type: Photo

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - The Liberation of Northwest Passage Baseball Hat - 1994/  /

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - The Liberation of Northwest Passage Baseball Hat - 1994/ /

D+50 Anniverary baseball hat. Maroon corduroy on front and bill; blue mesh on side and back; leather sizze adjustor on back with QOR of C on it. Logo on the front: D+50 QOR of C

Record Type: Object

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 70th Anniversary of D-Day June 3-11, 2014 - 00397

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 70th Anniversary of D-Day June 3-11, 2014 - 00397

Photo book of the trip by serving and former members of the QOR to Normany to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1947 - 00319.25

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1947 - 00319.25

Small journal with yearly articles focused on the QOR of C and has articles in this edition focused on brief history of QOR from 1916-1947, WWII Dead summary and brief history, Regimental Acticites Summary.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1947 - 00319.26

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1947 - 00319.26

Small journal with yearly articles focused on the QOR of C and has articles in this edition focused on brief history of QOR from 1916-1947, WWII Dead summary and brief history, Regimental Acticites Summary.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1947 - 00319.27

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1947 - 00319.27

Small journal with yearly articles focused on the QOR of C and has articles in this edition focused on brief history of QOR from 1916-1947, WWII Dead summary and brief history, Regimental Acticites Summary.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1947 - 00319.28

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1947 - 00319.28

Small journal with yearly articles focused on the QOR of C and has articles in this edition focused on brief history of QOR from 1916-1947, WWII Dead summary and brief history, Regimental Acticites Summary.

Record Type: Library

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada One Hundred Years of Canada 1869-1960 - 00124.2

Summary of the history of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada over a hundred years, from its beginnings in 1860 to 1960. The Formation of the Regiment, 1860-66; The Battle of Ridgeway, 2 June 1866; Canada and the Green Jacket, 1866-77; The Victorian Heyday, 1877-84; The North-West Rebellion, 1885; War and Peace, 1886-1909; The Fiftieth anniversary, 1910; The Regimental Record; 1911-18; Peace with Pacifism, 1919-1939; The 1st Bn. QOR of C, Toronto ...

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada World War II Book of Remembrance - 00127

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada World War II Book of Remembrance - 00127

This book is a record of the personnel who died during World War Two from the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada. It lists all the WWII cemeteries where QOR members are buried, the names of those buried, and provides a brief history of the QOR regiment from 1939-1945. All pages in French and English

Record Type: Library

The Queen's Own of Rifles of Canada On Hundred Years of Canada 1860-1960 - 00124.3

Summary of the history of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada over a hundred years, from its beginnings in 1860 to 1960. The Formation of the Regiment, 1860-66; The Battle of Ridgeway, 2 June 1866; Canada and the Green Jacket, 1866-77; The Victorian Heyday, 1877-84; The North-West Rebellion, 1885; War and Peace, 1886-1909; The Fiftieth anniversary, 1910; The Regimental Record; 1911-18; Peace with Pacifism, 1919-1939; The 1st Bn. QOR of C, Toronto ...

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queens Own Rifles of Canada World War II 1939-1945 "We Shall Remember Them" -

The Queens Own Rifles of Canada World War II 1939-1945 "We Shall Remember Them" -

Off-white poster with individual black and white portraits of QOR officers with their names and the dates they were KIA. Two images of cap badges are at the top. Poster is taped to a piece of cardboard.

Record Type: Photo

The Rifleman. A Journal of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Vol. 1 No. 1 - 00302.2

Contains article concerning WWII, QOR of C Events, activities, Regiments and associations.

Record Type: Library

The Rifleman. A Journal of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Vol. 1 No. 3 - 00302.1

Contains article concerning WWII, Ridgeway, and the QOR of C Events, personnel and activities.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Warrant Officers, Staff Sergeants and Sergeants of 2 Bn. The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada. Her Majesty, Queen Mary, Colonel-in-Chief - 1942/02/

The Warrant Officers, Staff Sergeants and Sergeants of 2 Bn. The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada. Her Majesty, Queen Mary, Colonel-in-Chief - 1942/02/

Formal black and white photogrpah of the Warrant Officers, Staff Sergeants and Sergeants of the 2nd Battalion, QOR taken in February 1942. Subjects are formed into three rows - one sitting and two standing - and are wearing service dress with wedge caps.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Toronto QOR of C Photo Album  - Album, Photograph

Toronto QOR of C Photo Album - Album, Photograph

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 Troops landing at Bernieres-Sur-Mer post D-Day - 1944/06/

Troops landing at Bernieres-Sur-Mer post D-Day - 1944/06/

Black and white unframed but mounted photograph of landing craft and troops landing at Bernieres sur Mer after the beach had been secured - actual date unknown. Some troops are wading through the water carrying bicycles. Maison du Queen's Own Rifles is visible in the top right of the photograph.

Record Type: Photo

Image of WW2 BD Tunic -

WW2 BD Tunic -

P37 BD tunic with open collar that is dyed black. 12 ribbons, LCol ranks, QOR shoulder titles, Commander titles, Bde bar, 3rd Division patch, grey bar, service chevrons.

Record Type: Object

Image of WW2 Officer's Shirt -

WW2 Officer's Shirt -

Khaki green collarless, 2 pocket shirt.

Record Type: Object

Image of WW2 Service Dress -

WW2 Service Dress -

Khaki service dress uniform (jacket pants and tie) with Lt. ranks, QOR titles and buttons.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Canadian Formation Signs - 1945/05/08

WWII Canadian Formation Signs - 1945/05/08

Coloured poster with each of the WWII Canadian Formation signs

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Compass -

WWII Compass -

Metal compass with degrees of direction (N, E,S,W) on the outside circumference of the compass. Readjustment knob on the top right area of the compass. Compass has a clasp to hold the compass lid closed.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Dubbin Can -

WWII Dubbin Can -

Circular tin with "Seal Brand Waterproof Dubbin Superior Supply Co. Hamilton Ont." written on top. Black stamping all around tin. "Seal brand Dubbin XZ" written on side.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Encoder -

WWII Encoder -

WWII Encoder held together on both sides with metal (steel) ends. Top right corner of encoder has turning dial to rotate encoding sheet. "Appointments Code" sticker on left side of encoder. Encoder is rectangular in shape.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Helmet -

WWII Helmet -

Tin hat with small rim around all edges. Elastic strap with metal buckles attached to underside and folded over rim. Side of helmet has QOR flash insignia = green and red stripes. Inside helmet has some black and red substance.

Record Type: Object

WWII Metal Frame Rucksack -

WWII canvas rucksack with metal frame. Khaki coloured with black buckles. One large main pouch and 3 outer pockets. Straps are made of tan coloured webbing. The left side of the main pouch has been repaired with hand stitching. Inside of the top cover is a zippered pouch. On inside of top pouch stamped "Dom Avioitic" Montreal. Outside of top pouch "Crompton 30" in red ink. "C" broad arrow on apex of frame on canvas on the rear.

Record Type: Object

WWII QOR War Diaries - 1944/06/

Compact disk containing images of WWII QOR war diaries from June 1944 to the war's end. Silver CD in black case with clear front cover. Contents of CD written on front in black sharpie marker.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Shaving Kit -

WWII Shaving Kit -

Khaki canvas shaving kit bag containing: button shining brush; white comb; folding straight blade razor (H Boker & Co.); red plastic tooth brush; straight pins in case; shaving brush; snap fasteners on card (8 on, 4 missing).

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Shoe Brush -

WWII Shoe Brush -

Brush with wooden oval shaped base (handle) with black bristles covering the full area.

Record Type: Object

Image of WWII Snare Drum -

WWII Snare Drum -

WWII QOR Snare drum made of wood and metal. Wood has painted QOR insignia and WWI battle honours on side.

Record Type: Object

Image of Wallet 2" Mortar - 1945/  /

Wallet 2" Mortar - 1945/ /

Canvas case/wallet with assorted pouches for accessories.

Record Type: Object

War Diary of QOR of C - Diary

Handwritten war diary notes recounting attacks and strategies during WWII - Green Hardcover book. Includes: Aldersfoort, Doorn, and Numegen, Holland. Refers to appendices in right column. Inside back cover is loose sheet listing 27 appendicies from May 1945

Record Type: Archive

War Diary or Intelligence Summary - Diary

Typed pages summarizing events and information from the 1st Battalion QOR between 01 Jan 1945 - 30 Sept 1945. Includes: place, date, hour, summary, remarks, and appendicies.

Record Type: Archive

Image of War Map 3rd Canadian Infantry Division June 1944-May 1945
 - Map

War Map 3rd Canadian Infantry Division June 1944-May 1945 - Map

Map of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division with dates on when they reached certain points in England, France, Belgium, Holland and Geremany. Around the border are many Canadian unit cap badges.

Record Type: Archive

Image of War Medal 1939-1945 - 1711/20/16

War Medal 1939-1945 - 1711/20/16

Unmounted single War Medal 1939-1945 and ribbon.

Record Type: Object

Image of Warrant Officer's & Sergeants.  The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, 1941 - 1941/  /

Warrant Officer's & Sergeants. The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, 1941 - 1941/ /

B&W photograph of 5 rows of soldiers in uniform. Posed in front of a brick house & some trees. Image in a black frame on a white backing with green QOR crest at top & list of names on bottom

Record Type: Photo

Image of Warrior's Chapel Canterbury Cathedral -

Warrior's Chapel Canterbury Cathedral -

Displays a QOR cap badge on the window and the "Book of Life" containing the names of the soldiers of The Buffs and the Queens Own Rifles of Canada who fell in the two World Wars

Record Type: Photo

Image of What - no photocopier, no fax, no computer! -

What - no photocopier, no fax, no computer! -

Black and white unframed but matted photograph of three Queen's Own Rifles soldiers in service dress seated at and standing around a desk - two looking at paperwork and one on the telepone. Appears posed.

Record Type: Photo

Image of William John Rae  -

William John Rae -

Shadow box with tan mating and two openings. Top opening has sleeve badges - "Queen's Own Rifles"; "Canada"; a grey square; a set of red and white chevrons; a small brown dog tag with "B63917" Rae WJ/RFN/Pres CND"; and picture of three soldiers - man on the left is William John Rae". Bottom opening has five medals: (L-R) The 1939-1945 Star; the France-Germany Star; The Defence Medal; The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal; The War Medal 1939-1945.

Record Type: Object

Image of Words of Valediction and Remembrance
Canadian Epitaphs of the Second World War - 00262

Words of Valediction and Remembrance Canadian Epitaphs of the Second World War - 00262

His profoundly moving book presents a selection of the personal inscriptions engraved on the headstones of the fallen soldiers of the Second World War. Eric McGeer considers these final expressions of love and remembrance in light of the sources of consolation to which bereaved families turned. Interwoven with historical details in a rich narrative style, the book speaks as much about the battles Canadians fought as it does about the valedictions ...

Record Type: Library