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#1292 Cadet Corps

Name - Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps

Location  Calgary, AB

Formed  March 22, 1926                   Disbanded  Feb 7, 1950 (Amalgamated) 

Reformed Feb 8, 1954                      Disbanded   Active

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

Capt G.H. Lunn (1926-28) Biography

 

unknown (1929-48)

 

Maj D.J. MacDougall (-1939)

 

CI J. Farish (194?)

 

Capt G.C. French (1949)

 

unknown (1950-53)

 

Lt R.G. Sear (RF) (1954-55) Biography

 

Lt G.B. Aitken (1956) Biography

Chief Inst WO1 W.N. Ross, MM, CD LdSH(RC) (1956-57) Biography

 

Capt Percy G. Willmott (1960-63) Biography

 

Capt Jim C.K. Adams (1963-72)  Biography

Capt Paul Hanner (1972-73)  Biography

 

Capt C.N. Jessen (1973-75)  Biography

 

Capt Roy Jardine CD (1975-78)  Biography

Capt William C. Hampson (1978-81)  Biography

Capt Jim Grosset CD (1981-84)  Biography

Capt Chris A. Carlson (1984-87)  Biography

 

Capt Barry L. Meckleberg (1988-89) Biography

 

Capt Pat N. Weeks (1989-90)  Biography

 

Capt Myles Kneale (1994)  Biography

 

Capt S.O. Fortin (1996-98)  Biography

Capt Grant Cree (1998-2001)  Biography

Capt Mike Hodgson (2001) Biography

Capt Robert Craddock (2001- June 2006) Biography

Capt Kaczmarski (June 2006 - ) Biography

Capt Miroslav Novak, CD (2011-current) Biography (photo)

Senior Cadets

C/LCol W.E. Maxwell (1943)

C/Capt Dave Connolly, C/WOII Massey (-1956)

C/Lt Tom Burnie, C/SSgt C.J. Sewell (1956-)

C/Capt Doroz, C/WOII McCumber (1960)

C/Capt Clements, C/WOII Shaw (1961)

C/Lt D.L. Davies, C/WOII R.D. Wilson (1966)

   C/Maj D. Wilson  (1970)

 

C/Capt Thomas Bedford (1971)

C/Maj Tarleton (1972)

C/Capt Charles Cadic (1974)

 

  C/Capt Ken Pon (1976)

 

   C/Capt M. Pon (1978)

 

 C/Capt John Scott (1979)

 

C/Capt Chris Fluerie (1980-81)

 C/Capt Neil Scott, C/MWO Linda Hildebrandt (1981-82)

 

C/Capt Linda Hildebrandt (1983)

 

 C/Capt R.J. Muller (1984)

 

 

 

 

 

C/CWO Pedra Marshall (2004)

 

 C/CWO Sean Craddock (2005)

 

 (2006)

 

 (2007)

 

 (2008)

 

 (2009)

 

 (2013)

 

 

 

Corps Flag

The flag was originally presented to the Corps on 18 May 1949 while it was still designated as the Alberta United Services Institute Squadron (Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)). The flag bears the Royal Canadian Army Cadets emblem, the Union Jack, the Strathcona Regimental Badge, the Alberta Military Institute crest, the Fort Garry Horse Regimental Badge and the cadet corps number on a field of white silk, with red and blue fringing. Immediately below the cadet corps number is a scroll with the letters “AUSI Squadron.” This flag is now in the Strathcona Museum.

The Corps' 2nd flag presented to the cadet corps in 2004

Corps Home

unknown location in downtown Calgary 1926-40

#2 Firehall home to the corps in the 1940s, the firehall is today an ambulance storage facility on MacLeod Trail across the street from the Stampede Grounds. Feb 2006 (F.Arseneault)

 

Mewata Armoury 1950-54 (As part of 2378 Calgary Cdt Bn) (Glenbow Archives PA-3538-24)

 

Sarcee/Harvey Barracks 1954-1957

 

Sarcee/Harvey Barracks, Scott Hall later A-11, 1957-1997 (demolished)

AF-16 1997-98 (demolished)

Hangar 2 1998-99

Gen Stan Waters Building, Currie Barracks 1999-2000

ASU Building, Currie Barracks 2000- to date

 

 flocked shoulder flash (WWII)

 
   

 

History - 

This Corps was originally formed 22 Mar 1926 as 1292 Alberta Military Institute Cadet Corps. The corps was affiliated with 2nd Armoured Regiment Lord Strathcona's Horse (RC), RCAC. 16 May 1947 change of designation to Lord Strathcona's Horse Cadet Corps (A.U.S.I. Squadron). 17 Feb 1950 the Corps disbanded along with two other corps in Calgary (1955 & 2137) and the three units formed into one Cadet Corps known as the 2378 Calgary Cadet Corps (formed eff 9 Feb 1950, disbanded 15 Apr 1955).


Eff 8 Feb 1954 the Corps reformed as Lord Strathcona's Horse Cadet Corps with same affiliation. 1 Dec 1965 it redesignated as the Fort Garry Horse Cadet Corps and was affiliated and sponsored by same. 3 Sep 1970 the sponsorship and affiliation changed and Corps was designated as LdSH (Royal Canadians) Cadet Corps. Won the R.B Bennett Shield (Provincial Proficiency Award) 1970 & 1971. H.Q. 12-A-77

see also #2378 CC for further information

Trophies

 

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