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#1242 Cadet Corps

Name -     Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Corps

Corps de Cadets de Petit-Rocher

Location    Bathurst, NB  

Formed   November 21, 1925     Disbanded      October 9, 1975

Reformed   November 1, 1993     Disbanded      Active

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

unknown (1925-41)

 

Chief Inst J.E. Picot (1942) Biography  
unknown (1943-46)  

Lt H.P. Hughes (1947-49) Biography

 

Chief Inst R.J. Cormier (1950) Biography

 

Chief Inst G.W. Mosher (1951-53) Biography

 

Chief Inst G.V. Dryden (1954-55) Biography

 

unknown (1956)

 

Chief Inst V.V. Meldrum (1957-60) Biography

 

unknown (1961-75)  
   
Capt. Daniel Rioux (2003) Biography  

 

 

Senior Cadets

   

 

 

 

  C/Capt Gordon Chalmers, C/CSM George Bond  (1942)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corps Flag

 

Corps Home

 

 

 

possible  flocked shoulder flash WWII

1950s pattern shoulder flash

1950s pattern shoulder flash

 

History -   

This Corps was originally formed 21 Nov 1925 under the sponsorship of the Bathurst High School Board and was designated as No 1242 Bathurst Cadet Corps. In Jan 1927 authority was granted to affiliate with the North Shore (NB) Regiment. affil.: 2nd Bn Royal New Brunswick Regt (North Shore), Jan 1, 1955. In 1958 the sponsor requested and was granted a change of designation. The Corps became known as 1242 Bathurst High School Cadet Corps. In December 1958 the Corps became affiliated with 2nd Battalion. The Royal New Brunswick Regiment (North Shore). In September 1969 the corps was re-organized under a new sponsorship of the Royal Canadian Legion with same affiliation. In April 1972 recommendation was made to disband the Corps but no action was taken to disband it and in Oct 1973 MARCOM advised that the Corps would be inactive until late 1974. The corps was disbanded 9 Oct 1975.

possible  flocked shoulder flash WWII

This number was originally assigned to a corps which was formed 21 Nov 1925 under the sponsorship of the Bathurst High School Board and was designated as No 1242 Bathurst Cadet Corps. In Jan 1927 authority was granted to affiliate with the North Shore (NB) Regiment. In 1958 the sponsor requested and was granted a change of designation. The Corps became known as 1242 Bathurst High School Cadet Corps. In December 1958 the Corps became affiliated with 2nd Battalion. The Royal New Brunswick Regiment (North Shore). In September 1969 the corps was re-organized under a new sponsorship of the Royal Canadian Legion with same affiliation. In April 1972 recommendation was made to disband the Corps but no action was taken to disband it and in Oct 1973 MARCOM advised that the Corps would be inactive until late 1974. The corps was disbanded 9 Oct 1975.
1242 Corps de Cadets de Petit Rocher was formed 1 Nov 93. It is sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 100 and affiliated with 2 Royal New Brunswick Regiment. Support Base is CFB Chatham.

Address change made 22 June 99 from CP 880, Petit Rocher to 63 - Local 206, Rue Laplante Est, Petit Rocher.

 

 

Trophies

 

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