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#2554 Cadet Corps

Name -      Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Cadet Corps

Location  Calgary, AB 

Formed    September 1, 1955                Disbanded  Active

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors-  

Capt H.W. Cooke, BEM CD (1955-57)

(1974)

Maj M. Ray Butterfield CD (1957-60) Biography

Capt Frank M. Mascaro (1960-64) Biography

Capt Peter E.W. Bacon, CD (1968-69)  Biography

Capt A.W. "Chic" Henson (1969-74) Biography

Maj Jack D. MacDonald (1975-81) Biography

Capt J. de Vuyst CD (1982-85) Biography

Capt Elizabeth Wood (1986-89) Biography

Capt Geoff Philips (1989-92 Biography

Capt Miroslav Novak (1993-96) Biography

Capt Robin Pavia (1998) Biography

Capt Richard Novak (2000) Biography

Capt Tanya Mark (2003-05) Biography

Capt Kevin Fortinski (2005-) Biography

Capt Christian Stenner (2011-13) Biography

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Capt. Megan Nimchuk (2013-) (photo)

 

Senior Cadets

 

 

C/Capt Les Bird (1961)

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C/Capt Jim O'Brien , C/MWO John Bacon (1962)

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C/Maj K. Roe (1970)

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C/Maj G. Inkster (1973)

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C/Maj Barry Meckleberg, C/CWO R. Drebit (1975-76)

    

C/Maj Andy Roxburgh, C/CWO G. Drebit (1977)

C/Capt P. Dudzinsky (1978-79)

C/Capt Martin Gair, C/MWO Jim Tuttle (1979)

C/Capt Geoff Phillips, C/MWO Jim Tuttle (1980)

  

C/Maj Geoff Phillips, C/MWO MacPhereson (1981)

 

 

C/Lt T. Manseau (1990)

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C/MWO D. Morrow (1991)

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C/CWO Richard Novak (1992)

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C/CWO Chris Novak (1994

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C/CWO Brent Wood (1995-96)

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C/CWO N. Schluter (1997)

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C/WO N. Stebbing (2004)

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C/MWO Walthers (-23 Jan 2007)

C/CWO Fox (23 Jan 2007-)

 

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Corps Flag

 

Corps' first flag ca.1956

Corps' second flag ca.2000

Corps'  flag presented by Lady Mountbatten

The Corps' home

Scott Hall 1955-196? corps moved after fire destroyed Scott Hall, Scott Hall existed to the immediate right of the former indoor rifle range (no photo of Scott hall has been found to date) Jan 2007 (F.Arseneault)

AF 16, Currie Barracks, (upper left hand building with door half open) 196?-97

General Waters Building, briefly 2000, Jan 2007 (F. Arseneault)

ASU Building, 2000- to date, Jan 2007 (F. Arseneault)

ASU Building interior drill floor

 

Shoulder title, melton cloth, 1955 pattern

hat badge 1950s

Shoulder title, melton cloth, 1955 pattern

Shoulder title, embroidered cloth, 1990 pattern

History -  This Corps was formed 1 Sep 1955 and known as Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Cadet Corps. affil.: Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, Sept 1, 1955. It was sponsored by QOR of Canada, Regt and affiliated with QOR of Canada, RCIC. Most efficient corps in Southern Alberta 1961-62. Eff 2 Nov 68 the sponsor changed to PPCLI - affiliation changed to PPCLI and re-designated (6 Dec 68) PPCLI Cadet Corps. Won LCol Mooney Challenge Trophy for best shooting team in Southern Alberta 1964.

 

Trophies

 

Click on any of the following dates to see the history of the corps... there's plenty of photos, thank you for your patience in downloading.

1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014