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#17 Cadet Corps



CIL Officers (staff) 1978-82

Captain Gilbert W. Gray CD - Supply

Lieutenant Clive Michael Gardner - Administration and Musketry

Lieutenant Stephen Burns - Training


Greg Pun, Ian Sergeant, and John Farmer

(Mike Gardner)


One is the Drums (with Battle honours) of the Corps with trophied won.  

(Mike Gardner)


The other is a display of the 4 types of rifles in current use at the time by the Corps

(Mike Gardner)


A young Mike Gardiner posing for the mandatory military ID photo

(Mike Gardner)


Lt Mike Gardiner demonstrating correct shooting form to the cadet rifle team at Moss Park Armoury.

(Mike Gardner)


October 1978 on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Upper Canada College, and its Cadet Corps.  We were also visited by and had a formal dinner with HRH The Duke of Edinburgh which the Corps officers and senior cadets attended.

The cadet on the right is Cadet Sergeant Don Cooper. (Mike Gardner)


Military mess dinner in October 1978 at the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of UCC and the Royal Visit of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.  He presented the Duke of Edinburgh's Award in Canada to a UCC senior who also completed the Cadet Gold Star Program that year.  I am afraid the name fails me.

Left to right: CIL CI (Later Major) John Stephens; Cadet Lieutenant Arthur H. E. McLean; UCC Head Master Richard Sadler; Captain Roy Goldick RCR (Regular Force Liaison Officer to the QOR of C); Miss Bea UCC Nurse; Colonel John Wilson CD Commanding Officer of the QOR of C; Lieutenant (CIL) C. Michael Gardner; ? QOR Officer ex-UCCR; Captain (CIL)Walter F. Belfontaine CD Comanding Officer of the #17 UCCR; Lieutenant (CIL) Stephen Burns Training Officer #17 UCCR; Major John Whyte The QOR of C; ?; ?; CI (CIL) Keith C. Burroughs; ? CO of the #1860 QOR Cadet Corps; ? ex-military member of the UCCR then on the UCC Board of Governors.

(Mike Gardner)