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#2806 Cadet Corps

Name -          Pointe-Claire Cadet Corps (R.M.R.)  

Location         Pointe-Claire, QC

Formed   October 1, 1966      Disbanded      Active

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

 Major A.H. Howell, CD (1966-70) Biography

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Major E.A. Shields, CD (1974-76) Biography

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History -   

 This Corps was formed Oct 66 under the sponsorship of the Pointe Claire Police Department. The Corps was designated 2806 Royal Montreal Regiment (City of Pointe Claire) Cadet Corps. The affiliation was assumed by the Royal Montreal Regiment. Eff 21 May 96 designation changed to 2806 Pte-Claire Cadet Corps (RMR).

Authorized and sponsored by the City of Pointe Claire, Quebec, the City Council adopted the resolution on 12 September 1966 and the Cadet Corps was formed on 10 October 1966, followed by its affiliation with the Royal Montreal Regiment that very day. His Worship Mayor (Lieutenant, R) A.E. Sequin and Lieut.-Col. H.A. Etheridge, CD., Commanding Officer of the Regiment, participating in the event. The first Officer Commanding the Cadet Corps was Major A.H. Howell, CD., a former serving member of the Regiment, (1966-70), and in the training period of 1968-69, the Cadet Corps won a trophy for proficiency in First aid. On 22 October 1972, His worship Mayor A.E. Sequin, N.M.A., kindly presented the Cadet Corps with its flag at a colourful ceremony held near the City Hall, and in a period of 1972-73 the Corps won the trophy for Military proficiency among the intermediate sized Cadet Corps in the Montreal area. During this same period, the Corps raised a Band wich participated for the first time in May 1973. 


Later in 1974-75, its won the award for being second in Military proficiency among all Cadet Corps in the Montreal area, and the following year, under the command of their Chief Instructor, Major E.A. Shields,CD., won the same award as the best Cadet Corps out of 105 corps in the Province of Quebec. 


The Corps has participated in such local activities as aiding the flood control of 1976 and the Muscular Dystrophy and Poppy Fund. The Cadet training is designed to promote leadership, citizenship and a sound character.

 

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