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 BATTLE OF NORMANDY VETS:
IF YOU INTEND TO TRAVEL TO ATTEND THE 70th ANNIVERSARY EVENTS IN FRANCE THIS YEAR, YOU MAY BE ABLE TO GET SOME FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM VETERANS AFFAIRS CANADA.

TO FIND OUT MORE CLICK ON THIS LINK:
 http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/second-world-war/d-day


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 100th Anniversary of The Great War Project
  To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the start of The Great War the Cameron Association has come up with a plan to place a standard pattern bench in The Field of Honour section at Brookside Cemetery, Wpg, MB.
 It will have a Cameron crest embedded in it because "We Will Remember Them" means much more than just a phrase mumbled by old veterans on Nov 11th. 
 It will be sited by the staff at Brookside Cemetery for those visiting the graves of former soldiers buried there.
 This project will cost approximately $1500. You can help out by donating directly to the Cameron Regimental Foundation and amounts greater than $25 will be given a tax receipt for a charitable donation. Mr. Julian Benson is the FAQ master and I can forward any inquiries his way.
 Details on where and how to contribute will be posted here shortly ! 

       Cameron PICASAWEB
              Picture Galleries
  Finally a few new pictures ! EX ARCTIC BISON, the Cameron Chapel at 1st Presbyterian, and more !

                 
Click here to see the galleries

The Oatmeal Rag Issue #15 is now available.

  Oatmeal_Rag_Issue_15_Jan_2014.pdf
 

 

100th Anniversary of the Regiment Newsletter:
 
Issue #10 March 2011

  Warning: This issue is HUGE because of the 
 size of the picture files inside.
 
                                             

               Order your copy of the new
 Cameron history book 
"Winnipeg's Ladies From Hell"

Click here for the mail order form

 Please make cheques payable to QOCH Centenary Inc.
 Please include your name and mailing address with your payment.

25 May 2009 Auction of LCol R. Shankland's VC, DCM, & other medals
  The Regimental family would like to thank all of you who helped keep LCol Shankland's medals here in Canada.  Your actions were and remain very much appreciated. 

OVERVIEW

Baptized in the mud, blood and fire of France and Flanders, the Camerons bear the distinction of being one of only four regiments currently on the Canadian Army list to have fought as a kilted regiment.  All other kilted regiments in the Canadian Army were either raised or converted to a kilted regiment after the First World War.  Celebrating the Regiment’s centenary in 2010, the Camerons of today are as fiercely proud of their highland traditions as their forebears were.

From it’s founding, Winnipeg has had a strong Scottish tradition.  Sponsored by Thomas Douglas, the fifth Earl of Selkirk, the Red River Colony was established on the banks of the Red River in 1812, settled by Scots displaced by the highland clearances.

After years of intense pressure from the local Scottish community, the government finally authorized the raising of a highland regiment in Winnipeg.  As was the fashion at the time in the Empire, the new regiment would be raised borrowing traditions from an existing British unit.  Gazetted in 1910, the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada are the oldest highland regiment in Western Canada. 

This website will serve as an information source for current serving members, retired members, potential members, and other affiliated or interested people.   It includes a listing of current activities for all parts of the Camerons; the unit, the Regimental Association, and the Regimental Advisory Board.  A large part of the web site is dedicated to historical and traditional matters.  In general it is a place for anyone with an interest in the Camerons to look to for information. 
 
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