Accoutrements & Uniforms

On the following pages are many, but not all of the uniform pieces worn by cadets over the years. This a work in progress. If you would like to contribute please email me with the details.

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DCRA & Shooting

 

Youth of the Empire Marksman, worn on the lower third of left arm of tunic, red on black

90 or over (total 100)

ca.1930s to early 1960s

Youth of the Empire Marksman, worn on the lower third of left arm of tunic, 

very early version, red on extreme dark blue

Score of 85 - 89

ca.1925-27 - rare -

(John Dudgeon coll.) 

Youth of the Empire Marksman, worn on the lower third of left arm of tunic, red on black

Score of 85 - 89

ca.1930s to early 1960s

DCRA, worn on the lower third of left arm of tunic, white on black

ca.1930s to early 1960s

DCRA, worn on the lower third of left arm of tunic, white on black

ca.1930s to early 1960s

 

Cadet Small Bore Shooting DCAR 1947 Highest Scorer in unit. Very seldom seen, rare

ca.1947 (Vaugh Alward)

 

Distinguished Marksman pin (possibly 1950s, more information needed) (Jean-Luc Pilon col.)

Dominion Marksman, Expert, this and the following patches were awarded but not worn on the uniform, they were very desirable an cherished by those good enough to earn them

ca.Late 1940s early 1950s

Dominion Marksman, 1st Class

ca.Late 1940s early 1950s

Dominion Marksman, marksman,

ca.Late 1940s early 1950s

 Contestant Strathcona Service Rifle Match 1957

 Contestant Strathcona Service Rifle Match 1957 (Jean-Luc Pilon col.)
Best Shot Strathcona Service Rifle Match 1948
Best Shot Strathcona Service Rifle Match 1959-60

(Neil Martin coll.)

Best Shot Strathcona Service Rifle Match 1967-68

(Neil Martin coll.)

Best Shot Strathcona Service Rifle Match 1969-70

DCRA Highest Shooter in Unit

ca.1960s

DCRA Small Bore shooting first Class

ca.1960s

DCRA Small Bore shooting second Class

ca.1960s

 

DCRA Small Bore shooting Best Beginner

ca.1960s (Paul Wynnyk coll.)

 

DCRA Cadet Service Rifle Shooting Hundred Roll 1955

ca.1955

(Neil Martin coll.)

 

DCRA Cadet Service Rifle Shooting Hundred Roll 1965

ca.1965

(Neil Martin coll.)

 

DCRA Distinguished Marksman

ca.1960s

 

Ontario Rifle Coach Team ca. 1970 (Jean-Luc Pilon col.)

The ORA Shoot is held annually (Sept or Oct) at Connaught Ranges in Ottawa. It is sponsored by the Ontario Rifle Association. The badge is handed out to every participant. The match is for the #7 Lee-Enfield Rifle only. About 20-28 teams compete annually. This is a Regional Shoot for Corps/Squadrons in Ontario. This is an Army Cadet competition only. There are 5 competitors per team.

(Pierre A Cournoyer)

ORA Shoot 2002

The Central Region Marksmanship competition is the Daisy 853-C Air Rifle provincial competition. The top 20 teams in the province are invited based on Zone results. This is a tri-service competition and the winner gets to represent Ontario at the Nationals. The location of the Regionals rotates between the four areas of the Region (Central, Eastern, Western and Northern) who take turns hosting the event every year. There are 5 competitors per team.

ORA Shoot 2003

Central Region Marksmanship competition 2003

Canadian national fullbore championship 2004

Canadian national fullbore championship 1997

Central Region Marksmanship competition 2004

DCRA Air Rifle Master, 90 or over score, ca.1970s

(Bill Dube)

DCRA Air Rifle Expert, 83 to 89.99 score, ca.1970s

DCRA Air Rifle Sharpshooter, 75 to 82.99 score, ca.1970s

 

DCRA Air Rifle Marksman, 74.99 and under, ca.1970s

DCRA Air Rifle Best shot, ca.1970s

 

 

National Cadet Biathlon Championship 

14cm, 5 1/2 inch diameter

ca.1990

 

National Cadet Biathlon Championship 

14cm, 5 1/2 inch diameter

ca.1991

National Cadet Biathlon Championship 

14cm, 5 1/2 inch diameter

ca.1995

National Cadet Smallbore Championship 

14cm, 5 1/2 inch diameter

ca.1994 (Ian McGregor)

National Cadet Smallbore Championship 

14cm, 5 1/2 inch diameter

ca.1995 (Ian McGregor)

Blazer crest ca.1974

Blazer crest ca.1976

ca.1976

ca.1976

ca.1976

ca.1975

ca.1976

ca.1976

ca.1976

Large jacket crest ca.1976

National Smallbore Championship Cadet Team 1985 (Lee Ramsden)

First National Cadet Rifle Team 1975, MPRA DCRA (Bob Sutton)

Western Ontario Area BGen Murdoch rifle competition1993 (Nathan T. Brown Sr.)
Western Ontario Area BGen Murdoch rifle competition1995 (Nathan T. Brown Sr.)