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#2051 Cadet Corps

Name -         19th Alberta Dragoons Cadet Corps

Location     Edmonton, AB 

Formed       February 28, 1944     Disbanded    Active  

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

unknown (1944-46)

 

Capt H. Bertles (1947) (photo)
unknown (1948-62)  

Capt W.M. Sutherland (1963-75) Biography

(photo)

unknown (1976)

 

Capt G.W. Smith (1977-78) Biography

(photo)

unknown (1979)

 

Capt L.F. MacDay (1980) Biography

(photo)

unknown (1981-85)

 

Maj J. Olsen (1986-) Biography

(photo)

Capt John Short (1987-93) Biography

(photo)

Capt Robert Ferguson (1994) Biography

(photo)

unknown (1995-2002)

 

Capt Ed Williams (2003-) Biography

Senior Cadets

   

 

 C/Maj Arnie Mottershead (1947-48)

(photo)

  

 

(2009)

 (photo)

(2010)

 (photo)

(2011)

 (photo)

 

Corps Flag

 (photo)

Corps Home

Victoria Armoury 106th St and 100th Ave (1943-45)

Connaught Armoury (-1965)

 

 

   

melton cloth shoulder title, ca.1949-54

melton cloth shoulder title, ca.1949-54

   
   

 

History -   

This Corps was formed 28 Feb 44 as the 2nd (R) Bn Edmonton Fusiliers Cadet Corps; sponsored by, and affiliated with the same regiment. Effective 22 Sep 49 it was redesignated 19th Alberta Armoured Car Regiment Cadet Corps. This came about as a result of the reorganization of the Canadian Army when many Militia units were disbanded, amalgamated or redesignated. On 1 Jan 55 the Corps became known as 19th Alberta Dragoons Cadet Corps (HQ 2001-12/0 TD 5025 dated 14 Feb refers). HQ 1040-12/0 (DMC 2) dated 8 Jun 55 cancelled affiliation with 19th Alberta Armoured Car Regiment effective 31 Dec 54. HQ 1040-12/0 (DMC 2) dated 8 Jul 58 cancelled affiliation with 19th Alberta Dragoons (20th Armoured Car Regiment) and granted a new affiliation effective 19 May 58 with 19th Alberta Dragoons. AD 1901-0012 (Cadets) dated 2 Mar 67 changed affiliation to 20 Fd Arty Regt RCA (M) effective 1 Mar 67. Message D Cdts 38 dated 19 Jan 77 changed sponsor to Royal Canadian Legion Strathcona (Alberta) Branch 150. Message D Cdts 913 dated 29 Oct 81 changed sponsor to Army, Navy and Airforce Veterans Association, No. 386. Message D Cdts 616 dated 13 Aug 82 changed affiliation to B Sqn, South Alberta Light Horse (RCA). Message Unclas Cdts 076 dated 21 Jan 85 changed sponsor to The Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 772. H.Q. 12-E-86

possible flocked shoulder flash

 

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