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List of men who served between June 6 1944 and May 8 1945 with the QOR of C from Upper Canada College Cadets. Framed in black frame. (Transcribed fully in Notes).

Record Type: Object

Image of 1903/05/07

1903/05/07

Colour location Certificate, framed with off white matting. At top of certificate are paintings of 3 soldiers with images of calvary and cannons in the background. "Certificate Number 4379", written on top right corner. Awarded to Samuel Smythe on May 7, 1903, for his service in the Fenian Raids. Below certificate is typed paper explaining certificate.

Record Type: Object

Image of "K" Company (University Rifles) Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto 1883 -

"K" Company (University Rifles) Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto 1883 -

Company in front of Fenian Raid Memorial.

Record Type: Photo

Image of 10 Coy. The QOR of C. The Highland Company Ridgeway, June 1866 - 1866/05/

10 Coy. The QOR of C. The Highland Company Ridgeway, June 1866 - 1866/05/

Group of 42 soldiers in Highland dress with rifles

Record Type: Photo

Image of Fenian cartridge and cartridge box from Battle of Ridgeway -

Fenian cartridge and cartridge box from Battle of Ridgeway -

Small black leather Fenian cartridge box. Associated grey Fenian cartridge. Cartridge box has two belt loops on the back. Both items from Remi; June 1994. Both items mounted on wooden base with captions.

Record Type: Object

Group Photo of QOR of C. -

Photocopy of a black and white photograph of a company from the QOR of C.Company arranged in three rows on grass with the side of a building to the left in the background and trees to the right. Personnel are holding their rifles. Names of personnel written along edge of the photo with lines connecting to individual people.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Historical Album 1856-1894 The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00103

Historical Album 1856-1894 The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00103

A short history of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada between 1850 and 1894. Includes the Fenian Raids and the Northwest Rebellion. Lists all the QOR companies and their personnel, along with some photos. Based on the history of the 2nd Battalion.

Record Type: Library

Image of History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00153

History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00153

Contains a summary of the military history of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada from the campaign of 1885 to 1901. Written by Captain Ernest J. Chambers.

Record Type: Library

History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00155

Contains a summary of the military history of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada from the campaign of 1885 to 1901. Written by Captain Ernest J. Chambers.

Record Type: Library

History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00277

Contains a summary of the military history of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada from the campaign of 1885 to 1901. Written by Captain Ernest J. Chambers.

Record Type: Library

Image of History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00294

History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00294

Contains a summary of the military history of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada from the campaign of 1885 to 1901. Written by Captain Ernest J. Chambers.

Record Type: Library

Image of History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00323

History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada - 00323

History of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada from their beginning until 1901 and also listing the record fo all officers service who ahve served in the QOR since its organization and advertisements.

Record Type: Library

List of Personnel in the University Company QOR on Active Service. - List

Photocopy of a handwritten list of the QOR personnel in the University Company who served in the Fenian Raids and the Battle of Ridgeway in active service. Names are arranged in columns according to the row the person is located in the photograph.

Record Type: Archive

List of the University Company QOR in photograph - List

Photocopy of typed list of University Company QOR Active service personnel in the photo 04588.1 who participated in the Fenian Raid and thw Battle of Ridgeway. Indicates the photo was taken at Stratford. Names arranged into sections according to their position in the photo.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Mrs Pring Ridgeway Statuette - 1866/  /

Mrs Pring Ridgeway Statuette - 1866/ /

Silver statuette of a riflemen mounted on a silver and marble base.

Record Type: Object

Image of No 4 Company QOR Toronto  - 1866/06/02

No 4 Company QOR Toronto - 1866/06/02

Photo taken after the Battle of Ridgeway, June 2, 1866. Presented by Henry Swan, Esq.; a veteran on No. 10 Co. QOR.

Record Type: Photo

Image of No. 1 Company The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, Ridgeway June 2, 1866 - 1866/06/02

No. 1 Company The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, Ridgeway June 2, 1866 - 1866/06/02

Black and white photo of 53 soldiers in the No. 1 Company of the QOR of C. in Ridgeway June 2, 1866.

Record Type: Photo

Image of No.1 Company Stratford Photo - 1866

No.1 Company Stratford Photo - 1866

Large framed print showing portraits of 27 officers of the QOR. All portraits are busts, with numbers written underneath. Number correspond to names listed at the bottom of the image. Top has QOR insignia. Bottom has "Officers of the Queen's Own Rifles" written.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Nominal Rolls 1866 to 1882 - Roll, Muster

Nominal Rolls 1866 to 1882 - Roll, Muster

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

Patrick Cunningham Shadow Box -

Shadow box consisting of the following items: 1 - General Service Medal with "Fenian Raids 1866" bar with replacement ribbon 1 - Original general service medal ribbon 1 - Small brass QOR button 1 - Large silver QOR button 1 - Silver QOR collar badge 1 - Northwest Rebellion 1885 Medal with replacement ribbon 1 - Parchment certificate from 1st Battalion, 16th Regiment of Foot dated 1867

Record Type: Object

Image of Personal Scrapbook of Lt. Col. Gillmor - Scrapbook

Personal Scrapbook of Lt. Col. Gillmor - Scrapbook

Contains correspondance of Lt. Col. Gillmor between the years 1866-1879 including letters and telegrams.

Record Type: Archive

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada One Hundred Years of Canada 1860-1960 - 00124.1

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 Replica Canada General Service Medal - 1991/  /

Replica Canada General Service Medal - 1991/ /

Canada General Service Medal (replica) Fenian raid 1866 Canada 1991

Record Type: Object

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

Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings from the Fenian Raids - Scrapbook

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

Image of Skirmishers and pioneers in front of Cairn, Ridgeway - 1966/06/04

Skirmishers and pioneers in front of Cairn, Ridgeway - 1966/06/04

Framed colour photograph of five skirmishers and three pioneers in front of the Ridgeway Battlefield monument, for the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Limeridge/Ridgeway in June 1966. From left to right: Peter Simundson, Dave Hayden, Arnie Battram, Erik Simundson, Mike McGarrigle, Mike Holland, Rick Charity, Frank Heath. Five later rose to become Regimental Sergeant Majors and seven eventually become commissioned officers.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Spencer Carbine - 1865/  /

Spencer Carbine - 1865/ /

Spencer Carbine rifle with 7 round magazine. Cal. 56/50. 22 inch barrel. Plaque on stock reads "Presented to Capt. Boustead for Gallant Conduct at the Battle of Limestone Ridge 1866". Mounted on wooden base.

Record Type: Object

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.11

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.11

Journal with advertisements and yearly articles detailing a brief history of QOR of C from 1914-1935, Great War 1914-1918, Fenian Raid, QOR in South Africa, NW Field Force, list of regimental activities , and songs from the regiment.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.12

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.12

Journal with advertisements and yearly articles detailing a brief history of QOR of C from 1914-1935, Great War 1914-1918, Fenian Raid, QOR in South Africa, NW Field Force, list of regimental activities , and songs from the regiment.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.13

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.13

Journal with advertisements and yearly articles detailing a brief history of QOR of C from 1914-1935, Great War 1914-1918, Fenian Raid, QOR in South Africa, NW Field Force, list of regimental activities , and songs from the regiment.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.14

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.14

Journal with advertisements and yearly articles detailing a brief history of QOR of C from 1914-1935, Great War 1914-1918, Fenian Raid, QOR in South Africa, NW Field Force, list of regimental activities , and songs from the regiment.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.15

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Association 1934 - 00319.15

Journal with advertisements and yearly articles detailing a brief history of QOR of C from 1914-1935, Great War 1914-1918, Fenian Raid, QOR in South Africa, NW Field Force, list of regimental activities , and songs from the regiment.

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

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

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 Tunic of Ensign Malcolm McEachren - June 2, 1866

Tunic of Ensign Malcolm McEachren - June 2, 1866

1866 Rifle Green dress uniform tunic of Ensign Malcolm McEachren worn at the June 2nd Battle of Ridgeway where he was shot through the upper abdomen and died shortly after being carried from the battlefield. McEachren was the very first casualty of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada which had been formed in 1860. There are red bands in the centre of the collar and on the cuffs of each sleeve. The front has five rows of green braiding and knots. S ...

Record Type: Object