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 - updated 27 Mar, 2011

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Mystery 73, looks to be on exchange, 2 of the cadets have gold star and wreath, one is wearing the Canada flag on his right shoulder. (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - One of the Germany Exchanges, possibly Flyover. When I was on CFE Flyover, we had to wear the Canadian Flag on all our uniforms, including the cadet uniform. The cadet with the hackle is Tracey Buckley, a friend of mine from Kitchener. I know he went to Germany, but canít remember what course. So that would have been in the early 80s. Thanks to Nathan Brown Sr. Pretty much completely solved - 1982 Special Exchange to the German Army (293 Panzer Battalion of the 10th Panzer Division). We spent a couple of weeks in a resort town called Titisee and then participated in at 3 weeks of German army basic training with the German conscripts. There was a reciprocal youth exchange with the DLRG and we stayed for a week in a German host family's home while their child was on our outward bound program (if I recall properly). I stayed at the Klitschke household in Stetten, Germany and was treated very well there. I was the course senior and was required to write a journal which was later published over two volumes of the Army Cadet magazine (Cadence, I think it was). I'd love to get a copy of it if you know where I could find one! I am 4th from the left, as my good friend Nathan Brown has indicated. Left to Right: (This photo was taken outside the hostel we stayed in at Titisee) Derrick Boone (318 RCACC), Sean Wilton, Greg Crosby, Tracy Buckley (21 RCACC) Cambridge, Dave MacPherson, Steven Clarke? Thanks to Maj Tracey Buckley More Solved The Cadet, last on right id as possibly Stephen Clark, is Andrew Clark from 1180 St Stephen Cadet Corp in New Brunswick. Thanks to Todd Ross

 

Mystery 74, early 1970s, career corporal rank on loadmaster (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Solved - Taken in Camp Argonaut 1973 or 74. Lee MacDonald is the cadet exiting the helicopter, canít remember the name of the cadet first out bent over both were from 560 Cadet Corps Moncton , picture was actually used a recruiting poster in the Maritimes. Thanks to Roy Diamond

 

Mystery 75, summer camp, Ipperwash? (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Mostly Solved - That photo was taken at Argonaut in 1973. I have an original of that photo. I was the officer handing the paper to the cadet (unknown). I was working the trouble desk at the intake. You will notice the word Canada is not on the shoulder rank badge. These were specially made up for us. We were the first cadet officers to wear and work in the new greens and it was a patch work affair for most of the summer. Thanks to Gordon T Bragg COS C.D.

 

Mystery 76, several BCR cadets, could be summer camp, Vernon? (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - The boy to the extreme left as you look at the picture is Chris Lissimore and the boy beside him is his brother Cody Lissimore from 2827 BCR RCACC and I do believe it is an annual inspection drive past at 2290 BCR RCACC (Beatty St.) Vancouver. The rest of the cadets I think are 2290 Cadets.  I am not totally sure of the occasion but they are in parade uniforms so they are not on a FTX. Thank you to Lt Shannon Rothwell

 

Mystery 77, no clues (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 78, PPCLI Cadets (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 79, summer camp, Ipperwash? (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - Not Ipperwash. Thanks Nathan Browns Sr. Solved  - Ipperwash, Watermanship trg area on Bio Lake. Reg Force had brough some of their vehicles to IACC for trg purposes. Cadets were allowed to "explore" them. Thanks to Capt. Ray Collins - OC Watermanship 1979, '80 and '81. Do we have a consensus? 

 

Mystery 80, Ipperwash? (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - Not Ipperwash. Thanks Nathan Browns Sr.

 

Mystery 81, 1940s, possibly Ipperwash or Clear Lake Manitoba (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - Not Ipperwash. Thanks Nathan Browns Sr.

 

Mystery 82, possibly the Driver Comm course at Borden (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Mostly Solved Was taken at the Driver Comms Course at Ipperwash in either 1967 or 68. We designed and ran the first civvy driver ed course at a Canadian Cadet camp and students received their certificates from the Ontario Ministry of Education as well as the military. I designed and commanded the Course as a then major. I remember the photo and the cadet and I believe it was taken by the Forrest paper but not sure. Unfortunately the cadet's name eludes me. hope this helps a bit. Thanks to Col (Ret'd) J.W. Gibson, CD.

 

Mystery 83, on the ranges somewhere (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 84, late 1950s or early 1960s, possibly cadets on Bisley (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved Tropical Worsted (TW) uniforms were generally not issued to cadets, except for those on the annual Master Cadet Summer Tour. Until 1957 cadets wore brown berets but when the forage cap was approved for the Canadian Army (R) and (M) their coloured berets were handed down to the cadets. By 1959 sufficient numbers of forage caps had made their way through the QM supply chain that Master Cadets wore them, in addition to the TWs, on their annual tour. So, based on the evidence available in the photo, I believe the photo is of Master Cadets, likely in 1958. Thanks to Al Ditter

 

Mystery 85, 1970s summer camp (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 86, not many clues, could be Whitehorse, note native cadets (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - may be a CLI Platoon in Camp Argonaut in 1975. Thanks to Chuck Nicolle. Solved - Both pictures were taken at Camp Argonaut 74 or 75, cadet Mike Lirette is direction the tightening of the guy rope, Mike was a member of 560 Moncton Cadet Corps, the other cadets were part of an exchange program from Northern Canada. Picture 88 is also Mike diving over the pommel horse again taken in 74 or 75 Thanks to Butch Diamond

 

Mystery 87, no clues (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 88, summer camp? (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Solved - Both pictures were taken at Camp Argonaut 74 or 75, cadet Mike Lirette is direction the tightening of the guy rope, Mike was a member of 560 Moncton Cadet Corps, the other cadets were part of an exchange program from Northern Canada. Picture 88 is also Mike diving over the pommel horse again taken in 74 or 75 Thanks to Butch Diamond

 

Mystery 89, summer camp, no clues (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 90, no clues (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Possibly solved - This one looks like it might be from a "mud run" at BNACC, the muddy characters and what looks like a log cabin in the background are what I'm basing this deduction on. The 'mud run' was an old tradition that died out in the late eighties/early nineties. I was a cadet there in '91 and we only heard about it from some of the staff cadets who had participated in the traditional event a year or two prior. The stories go that near the end of the camp as a bit of a reward? The staff would take the cadets on this sort of fun run where they would get all covered in mud; leopard crawling through shallow creeks and such behind the camp. -Capt Jon Perry



 

Mystery 91, Maj Tom Buchneauer on right, no other clues (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)  Mostly Solved - Circa 1992...this is the 903 The British Columbia Dragoons (Kelowna) Cadet Corps Annual Ceremonial Inspection.
Lieutenant Colonel Wayne Dehnke CD started his career with this Corps. He aged out as a Cadet Lieutenant, Master Cadet and winner of The James Ferguson Memorial Trophy for Most Efficient Cadet. At the taking of this picture, he was B ADM O at CFB Chilliwack. Major Buchenauer also started his career with his Corps and is also a recipient of the same trophy. The two officers refurbished the trophy and presented it back to the Corps and the recipient is the Cadet in the middle (sorry. name escapes me)... the First Clasp to the Canadian Forces Decoration....1992. Thanks to Major Thomas Buchenauer 

 

Mystery 92, unidentified LCol and Maj Tomas Buchenauer (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Solved At the 903 The British Columbia Dragoons (Kelowna) Cadet Corps' Annual Ceremonial Inspection, Lieutenant Colonel Wayne Dehnke CD, Base Administration Officer, CFB Chilliwack presents Major Thomas Buchenauer with the First Clasp to the Canadian Forces Decoration....1992. Thanks to Major Thomas Buchenauer 

 

Mystery 93, late 1950s, possibly in UK for Bisley (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partly solved certainly in Trafalgar Square, London, UK, with†the church of St. Martin in the†Field in the background and one of the famous fountains in the foreground. Thanks to Tony Humphreys


Mystery 94, no clues (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved -  1980s, Airborne regiment MCPL Brian Toupin is on the left of the pic.  He was a patrol 2i/c for the Wilderness Leadership course at CFB Petawawa, On.  I remember those cadets but their names escape me.  I was a Patrol Commander of this course for several years, I LOVED IT! Thanks to Elizabeth Wood. Partially solved - Mike Bosely sitting in middle on log. Thanks to Michelle Morris (nee Stuart)

 

Mystery 95, Is Banff, no other clues (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - This picture has been taken later then 1995, because the white t-shirt with the ACF-RCAC / England/Canadian flag drawing has been draw by myself for the Army Cadet leader Instructor Marksman in Connaught camp Ontario for the summer of 1996. Thanks to Capt Alain Roy

 

Mystery 96, summer camp? (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 97, Ipperwash? (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved Definitely Camp Ipperwash. The dunes say it all. Special thanks to Bob Cooke

 

Mystery 98, no clues (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 99, possibly Borden Driver Comm course, early 1970s, note CS of C hat badge on officer (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 100, 1948 or earlier, possibly Ipperwash. Bren gun carriers (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - is definitely not Ipperwash. No fields that big and no hills in area (see background) Thank you to Maj Ken Washbrook. Given the year, that leaves Farnham QC, Clear Lake MB, Dundurn SK, Picton ON, Debert NS, Niagara-On-The-Lake ON,  and Utopia NB. Does not look like either Sarcee (Calgary) or Vernon BC.

 

Mystery 101, summer camp (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 102, possibly Driver Comm course (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League)

 

Mystery 103, possibly Ipperwash mid 1970s (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partly solved - I don't think it's Ipperwash.  Note that the sign in the background seems to say "Central Command Cadet Camp"; the ones at Ipperwash said "Ipperwash" across the top. Thanks to Howard Scrimgeour. Solved - Major Bob Airhart was the CO of the two week course at IACC--this was in the late 60's/early 70's (1969-1972) His shoulder flash is the CS of C; the sign was up in front of Juliet Coy. Thanks to Mike LaRochelle. Partially solved Camp Ipperwash but after pith helmets were the order of dress Special thanks to Bob Cooke

 

Mystery 104, possibly Ipperwash (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Partially solved - Argonaut Barracks, Staff cadets are both Atlantic region Regiments prior to 1994 (postman shirts) Thanks to Jo Babin. In fact pre 1991 as red rank is being worn. Any closer on the date anyone or the VIP? VIP may possibly be Brick Brown ACL executive director - Major Thomas Buchenauer. Partially solved - Argonaut 1980, first summer of operation for the rebuilt camp. CL course, B Coy 5 Plt. I have no idea what's going on, but that's me just left of centre, standing to the right of the Cpl. Thanks to Stephen Larkin. Mostly Solved - is Brick Brown ACL executive director - Maj Lyle Johnson. Partially solved In this photo I remember Stephen Larkin from Nova Scotia, The staff cadet is Cpl. Harvey Andrews from 2590 Herdman Collegiate Army Cadet Corps in Corner Brook NL. I believe the other staff cadet is Cpl Barry Hardwick from NS. Also in this picture is Darren Duguay, standing to the left and wearing glasses. Harvey and I were from the same corps. I was a staff cadet Sgt, also in B Coy in 1980 but a different platoon. Thanks to Capt Wayne Webb. Mostly Solved Ipperwash I believe. The officer standing (looks like civilian dress) is my good friend LCol Arnold B Harrison (Arn), CD who attended Ipperwash for many years and was the Chief Instructor for the Camp. I believe he later served as the CO Cadet Training Wing. he was a very close friend for over 50 years. He commanded The Windsor Regiment from 1959 to 1973. He was Hon LCol of the Windsor Regiment 1993 to 1995. I believe he retired from summers at Ipperwash about 1973 or so. This photo was likely taken at a later visit a year or two later. LCol Harrison taught at W.D.Lowe SS in Windsor and for years was Chief Instructor of # 1112 cadet Corps here ( the largest Corps in Canada at one time with over 1200 cadets on their Annual inspection) Thanks to Col (Ret'd) J.W. Gibson, CD.


 

Mystery 105, possibly Argonaut, unidentified LCol receiving medal, CD? (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Solved - LCol Doug Sentell receiving his Bar? to his CD

 

Mystery 106, unidentified cadet  Le Regt De Hull Cadet Corps (courtesy National Office, Army Cadet League) Solved - Maj. Gosselin, C/CWO. Daniele Descoteaus 1996 annual review