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#1922 Cadet Corps

Name -   Royal Westminster Regiment (Abbotsford) Cadet Corps

Location Abbotsford, BC

Formed  February 12, 1943      Disbanded  Active     

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

unknown (1943-78)

 

Lt I. Jackson (1979) Biography

(photo)

Capt Russ Lacey (1992-1995) Biography (photo)

Capt Larry Wiebe (1995-1998) Biography

(photo)

Capt Marcel Peltier (2002-04) Biography

(photo)

Capt Ken Hoogstraten (2004-Mar 2007) Biography

(courtesy Phil Edge)

Capt Brandon Banks (Mar 2007-Sept 2010) Biography

Capt Maria Coulter (Sept 2010 to date) Biography

(photo)

Senior Cadets

unknown (1943-2006)

 (photo)

MWO R Beckman (2007-08)  (photo)

CWO C Williams (2008-09) 

 (photo)

CWO D Irvine (2009-10)

 (photo)

CWO J Huntingford  (2010-11)

 (photo)

C/CWO T Williams (2011-to date)

 (photo)

Corps Flag

 

Corps Home

CFS Aldergrove Community Centre exterior (Phil Edge)

 

CFS Aldergrove Community Centre interior (Phil Edge)

 

 

 

 

 

 

History -   

This Corps was formed 12 February 1943 under the designation of 1922 Mt Lehman Cadet Corps, and later to Mt Lehman School CC. In 1952 affiliation was with 52 Armoured Div Troop Carrying Coy RCASC (RF). Following reorganization of the Militia on Jan 1, 1955 the affiliation changed to 155 Coy RCASC. On Sept 1, 1959 sponsorship was assumed by 156 Coy RCASC (M) and the Corps was designated 1922 RCASC Cadet Corps. On Jan 1, 1962 sponsorship was transferred to 152 Coy RCASC (M). In 1965, affiliation changed to the Westminster Regiment, and the designation changed to Westminster Regt (Abbotsford) Cadet Corps and the Westminster Regt CA (M) became their sponsor. Effective 1 Jan 81 change of sponsor to Branch 15, Royal Canadian Legion and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 2726. On 31 March 1998, the Fraternity Order of Eagles Aerie Branch 2726 was removed as co-sponsor.

D Cdts msg 056 141142Z FEB 01, authorizes the sponsor change from Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15 to: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 265, eff; 14 Feb 2001.

possible flocked shoulder flash

 

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