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# 44 Cadet Corps

Name - Lindsay Collegiate Institute Cadet Battalion

Location  Lindsay, ON

Formed Dec 23, 1898          Disbanded  January 1, 1959

B Coy

Apr 22, 1911

unknown

C Coy

Apr 22, 1911

unknown

D Coy

Apr 22, 1911

unknown

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

   

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Cadets

   

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corps Flag

 

Corps Home

 

 

History - affil.: 2nd (R) Bn Midland Regt. May 22, 1943. affil.: 4th Field Regt (SP) RC Artillery, Jun 19, 1948

In 1898, under the stimulus of the impending South African War, provision was made for cadet corps in the high schools of Ontario.
Among the first of these was No. 44, organized on December 23, 1898, at the Lindsay Collegiate Institute. The corps originally comprised
only a limited number of the senior boys; but it was reorganized in 1910 as a cadet battalion that included every boy in the school and
repeated won first place for efficiency in Military District No. 3. During World War I, some 264 ex-members of the corps served in the
Canadian Expeditionary Force and 26 were killed in action. In World War II, 672 of the school's former cadets saw service and 36 were
killed in action. On December 31, 1958, the Corps was discontinued by a decision of the Victoria County District High School Board. A large
composite school, most of whose students had to be shuttled in daily by bus, found military training impracticable.

 

WWII era flocked shoulder flash ca.1943

WWII era flocked shoulder flash ca.1943

melton cloth  shoulder flash ca.1950s & 60s

 

 

Jacket patch ca.1951

 

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