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#110 Cadet Corps

Name -  Yarmouth Memorial High School Cadet Corps

Location  Yarmouth, NS

Formed July 2, 1904      Disbanded  Active

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

Capt Campton (1904-21) Biography

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Capt George D. Blackadar, VD (1921-43) Biography

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Capt Bernard L. Strong (1943-50) Biography

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Lt L.G. Morine (1951-52) Biography

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Capt B.L. Strong, CD (1953-60) Biography

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Capt Allen Mackinlay (1969) Biography

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Capt Donald Burns (?) Biography

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Capt Peter Partington (1970-72) Biography

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Capt George Moody CD (1972-83) Biography

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Capt William Fougere CD (1983 - Sept 1987) Biography

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Capt Brian Cottreau (Sept 1987 - 1991) Biography

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Capt Charles Campbell CD (1991-93) Biography

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Capt Walter Kelsey (1993-96) Biography

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 Capt Eva Melanson (2004-?)

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 Capt Gary Hudson (2010-)

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Senior Cadets

   

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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Corps Flag

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Corps Home

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"Yarmouth County Academy" flocked shoulder flash

 

 

History - 

110 Yarmouth County Academy Cadet Corps was formed on 2 July 1904. affil.: 84th Field Bty CA Feb 3, 1925. Among numerous other mentions in the Militia Orders, in 1926, the Corps was affiliated with the 84th Field Battery, C.A. In October 1940 the corps became affiliated with the West Nova Scotia Regiment. affil.: 2nd Bn (R) Bn West Nova Scotia Regt Oct 31, 1942. affil.: 14th (R) Field Regt RCA, Dec 3, 1946. In Dec 1946 due to the re-organization of Reserve Force Units the affiliation was transferred to 14th Fd Regiment (RCA). In Oct 1950 the corps was redesignated as Yarmouth Memorial High School Cadet Corps. No record of when the corps became affiliated with 84 Independent Fd Bty. The corps is sponsored by Royal Canadian Legion - Wedgeport Branch 155 / 84th Indep Fld Battery RCA (No auth?). H.Q. 12-67-1

 

In 1904, the 110 Yarmouth Memorial High School Army Cadets was formed, with its first Commanding Officer being Captain Campton, a High School Teacher from Lockport, teaching in Yarmouth. His successor was Major George Blacktor, who was followed by Captain Bernard Strong. Captain Strong served the unit for the next twenty three years.

Throughout the Units history many Commanding Officers were to follow. Some of these officers were: Allen Mackinlay, Donald Burns, Peter Partington, George Moody, William Fougere, Brian Cottreau, Charles Campbell, Walter Kelsey and the present Commanding Officer Captain Eva Melanson.

Upon accepting the 14th Field Regiment (which is now the 84th Independent Field Battery) as it affiliated Unit, the 110 Yarmouth Memorial High School Army Cadet Corps became know as the 110 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, Yarmouth. To date the 110 RCACC is the oldest Cadet Corps in Nova Scotia, and one of the oldest Cadet Corps in Canada. The 110 RCACC celebrates 101 years of service to the community and country.

The Corps is proud to be affiliated with the 84th Ind. Fld. Bty. furthermore, the Officers and Cadets are very pleased to have the Branch 155 Wedgeport, Royal Canadian Legion as its sponsoring body.

Trophies

 

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