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#53 Cadet Corps

Name - Niagara Falls Collegiate and Vocational Institute Cadet Corps

Location  Niagara Falls, ON

Formed  May 20, 1899         Disbanded  December 31, 1975

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

unknown (1899-1941)

 

Chief Inst James V. Rose (1942) biography

 

unknown (1943-50)

 

Maj James V. Rose (1951-52) biography

 

unknown (1953-75)

 

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History - 

Corps was formed 20 May 1899, and was known as Niagara Collegiate Institute CC, sponsored by The Board of Education. It was affiliated with Lincoln & Welland Regt. 22 Jun 1912 Corps was redesignated Niagara Falls Collegiate & Vocational School. affil.: Lincoln & Welland Regt Sept 3, 1942. A female platoon was part of the corps in 1942. A letter 1040-0012/0 dated 22 Nov 1967 gave approval to a change of affiliation to 57th Fd Regt (RCA) M.

 

"Niagara Falls Collegiate" flocked shoulder flash ca.1943

 

Worn approx from 1952

 

Worn from November 1967

 

 

 

 

56 Field Artillery

 

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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946
1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966
1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 -