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8th Hussars Museum

Bulmer, Harley B.

  • Personne
  • 1941

Harley B. Bulmer : G296 L/Cpl Bulmer, H.B. Dorchester N.B.

Bunker, Ivan Loys

  • Personne
  • 1893-1917

Ivan was born in Woodstock, New Brunswick, 7 September 1893. He served with the 104th Battalion and also the 5th Canadian mounted Rifles Battalion. Ivan fought at the Battle of Vimy Ridge and died of his wounds received in action on 6 September 1917. This was one day less of his 24th Birthday. Ivan was one of three Canadians buried in the Petit-Vimy British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. He was the son of the late Merton and Lily Bunker of Rusagonis, New Brunswick.

Burton John Crealock

  • Personne
  • 1941-1946

Private Burton John Crealock 1 August 1920 -23 March 2012 Canadian Army G 6078- Private . He Enrolled in the No 70 CABA Fredericton N.B. 15 May 1942 and Served in Canada, United Kingdom and Continental Europe . Burton was Discharged from the Service under Routine Order 1029 by Reason of the the Return to civil Life( on Demobilization ) 4 May 1946 Fredericton New Brunswick. Medals awarded 1939-1945 Star, France - Germany Star and Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp. Private John Burton Crealock Married Mable Estella Holder 14 December 1942, Lower Millstream United Church Kings Co. New Brunswick.

Camp Sussex

  • Collectivité
  • 1880-1978

Between 1868 to 1876, John Saunders trained his men at his home in Fox Hill. Camps were held there every other year. In 1881 stables were build on the grounds which were to become Camp Sussex. In 1883 the officers built a home. It was called the Cavalry Club House and became the first officer?s mess. In 1893 the Federal government purchased the grounds outright and created a permanent military camp. In that year there was a large camp held with both the Infantry and Cavalry participating.In 1936 they became a motorized cavalry unit. In 1937 a mechanized cavalry unit and in 1938 they became a divisional cavalry unit. In 1940 they switched to motorcycles and became the 4th Canadian Motorcycle Regiment. In Janualry of that year they were given the order to mobilize and 415 men trained in Sussex that year. In March 1941, they became the 5th Armoured Regiment and were sent to Camp Borden, in Ontario to train. Later they went to Debert, Nova Scotia and then went overseas in November 1941. In 1946 the Regiment came home. The train arrived in Sussex on January 27, 1946. The 8th Hussars were back at summer camp that August for the first time since 1940. During the 1950?s training became more concentrated. Twice a year the Regiment conducted concentrated courses to top off their local training. These courses included skills in trades such as driving and maintenance, wireless and gunnery. In the late 1950?s changes were made. The Regiment was moved to CFB Gagetown and Camp Sussex as such was no more. There are still some Militia and Cadets here.

Carson (Mcleod), Margaret

  • Personne
  • 1957-1958

Margaret Carson (Mcleod) Daughter of HI McLeod, Capt of D Squadron CFB Gagetown . Margaret cleaned out the stables and looked after Princess Louise and in return she got to ride her .

Chapman, Trooper Ralf Morris

  • Famille
  • 1942-1947

Trooper Ralf Morris Chapman (G793) traveled overseas to England where he trained for a couple of courses wireless and AFW fitters course. Trooper Chapman was the son of Percy and Gertrude M. Chapman ; he lived in Mt. Middleton Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada prior to joining the Regiment . He died September 13th 1944 at the age of 24.
"Trooper Ralph Morris Chapman from Mt. Middleton, New Brunswick. Ralph served with B Squadron, 8th Princess Louise's (New Brunswick) Hussars during WWII and passed away as a result of combat wounds on 13 September 1944. He fought and died at Coriano Ridge, Italy. Ralph's brother Harold also served with the same unit and currently resides in Peticodiac, NB."

Coates, Irvine

  • Personne
  • 1916-1980

Irvine Throne Coates was born in 1894 and served in World War One with the 104th Battalion. Irvine served in Canada, England, and France. He joined in April 1916 and was discharged in August 1919. Irvine was wounded twice and suffered from shell shock. He fought at the battle of Vimy Ridge. Irvine also served in World War Two with the Veterans Home Guard of Canada from January 1942 to December 13, 1943. Irvine died in 1980.

Coates, Sheila and Doug

  • Personne
  • 1939-1945

Doug and Sheila Coates donated a significant volume of material to the Museum. This material covers 1939-1945, consisting primarily of scrapbooks and newspaper clippings.

Colley, Raymond

  • Personne
  • 4 August 2017

Raymond Colley donated a photograph to the 8th Hussars Museum in 2017.

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