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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 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 Train Station, Bernieres-sur-Mer, WWII   - 1944/06/06

Train Station, Bernieres-sur-Mer, WWII - 1944/06/06

Black and white photograph taken on D-Day, June 6 1944 of troops and civilians standing beside Berniere's train station with German prisoners under guard in the foreground.

Record Type: Photo

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 WOI E. "Ted" Hartnell -

WOI E. "Ted" Hartnell -

Unframed black and white portrait photograph of a Queen's Own Rifles of Canada WOI E. "Ted" Hartnell in service dress with wedge cap, black gloves and carrying an warrant's stick.Queen'

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

Image of WWII Metal Frame Rucksack -

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 WWII and 1995 Reunion Photos of L/Sgt  Clayton Bell -

WWII and 1995 Reunion Photos of L/Sgt Clayton Bell -

24 photographs believed to have been taken by Lance Sergeant Clayton Bell. Some are from WWII and some from commemorative events in 1995 in Normandy.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Wallet 2" Mortar - 1945/  /

Wallet 2" Mortar - 1945/ /

Canvas case/wallet with assorted pouches for accessories.

Record Type: Object

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 We Were Young We were at War 1939-1946 - 00359

We Were Young We were at War 1939-1946 - 00359

Book written by Maggie Maslam about her and her husbands time serving in WWII

Record Type: Library

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