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#788 Cadet Corps

Name -    Penticton Cadet Corps

British Columbia Dragoons (Penticton) Cadet Corps

Location      Penticton, BC

Formed  July 4, 1919      Disbanded  October 14, 1925   

Reformed  December 4, 1940     Disbanded  December 3, 1947

Reformed  April 12, 1940      Disbanded  Active 

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

   
Capt W.D. Skermer (RF) (1949) Biography (photo)

 

 

Capt F. Clark (1974) Biography

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Capt O.H. Bjerk (1974-76) Biography

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Capt R.F. Mayert (1977-78) Biography

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Lt C. Bone (1979) Biography

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Lt R. Gilbert (1979-80) biography

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Capt G. Rempel (1982) Biography

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Capt D. Webster (1983-84) Biography

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Capt W. Milburn (1984-85) Biography

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 Capt Kurt Swanson (1989) biography

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Capt Dave Foster (1994-96) biography

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Capt Dave E. Snider (1996-99) biography

Capt Dave Nielson (1999-2003) biography

 

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 Capt Kurt Swanson (2003-) biography (photo)

Capt Kim Schurr (2013-current) biography

Senior Cadets

   

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 C/CWO (2014)

 

Corps Flag

 

Corps Home

 

 

 

"Penticton High School" flocked shoulder flash WWII

1950s-70s pattern shoulder flash

1990s pattern shoulder flash

 

History -   

This Corps was originally formed 4 July 1919 as the Penticton Cadet Corps, and was disbanded 14 Oct 1925.
The Corps reformed in 1940, and disbanded in 3 Dec 1947. 
1 Oct 1962 C Company of #903 9th Recce Regiment Cadet Corps was redesignated as 788 The British Columbia Dragoons (Penticton) Cadet Corps. A Company was in Vernon (old #1705), and B Coy was in Kelowna (#903). 903 originally formed 4 Dec 1947. #788 was sponsored and affiliated with The British Columbia Dragoons. Inspection reports show change of sponsor to Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 22, Summerland with no authorization records available.

Note: Anniversary date changed 1 Aug 1997 to reflect disbandment date of 3 Dec 1947 (CAO 54)

Note: Corps files 788, 903 and 1705 were reviewed all together and formation dates amended (for 788: from 4 Dec 1947 to 12 Apr 1940).

"Penticton High School" flocked shoulder flash WWII

This Corps was originally formed 4 July 1919 as the Penticton Cadet Corps, and was disbanded 14 Oct 1925. H.Q. 12-P-33

The Corps reformed in 1940, and disbanded in 3 Dec 1947.

 

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