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8th Canadian Hussars (PL)

  • CA HM 09.06.00
  • Fonds
  • 1848-2009

This Fonds consists of:
Materials on the Armoured Corps, Coyote APCs, and a drawing of a Coyote.
Uniforms include information on badges, uniforms, and dress insignia, which include 5 hand-written pages of an account on belt buckles and changes to be made.
Army Dress Committee Minutes from 1997 and 13 illustrations of badges. The Minutes from the Dress Symposium, December 1959. Pamphlet "Regimental Orders of Dress 1965." Flat badges and Shoulder Flash information.
Information on bits, spurs, and stirrups used by the Canadian Cavalry and by the Mounted Police

Consists of folders and pamphlets. 8 Student Assessment folders. Exercise for Muskrat Scramble. Tank and infantry operations. Officer Classification Training 1972. Repair Schedule and Times for Rifle 1986. Heating and Ventilation Products. Signal Training, COTC Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Training. Phase I; May to August 1956. Phase II, May to august 1957 and handouts for May to August 1957. Also included are materials for RCASC Precision 1952-1957 and a Light Armoured Troop Drills. Materials in binder include; 1985 Camp Maps, Command Structures, Operations Orders, and Training Diagrams. A second binder of material on the Fundamentals of AFV Gunnery (Cougar) 1989, pictures, and instructions and Drills.

Photocopied articles pertaining to the Hussars over a period of 30 years and Printers copy of the 1973 Sabretache. Included are numerous articles from CFB Gagetown Gazette, newspaper, and original newspaper articles.

Peace Keeping:
Materials include 6 pencil sketches by Gary Bowser 1979. "The 8th Hussars Magazine 1979," photocopies of 6 photographs taken near Nicosa or Kyrenia, Cyprus, 2 Change of Command Certificates, and 18 page newsletter and photograph from Egypt. Also included is correspondence regarding NATO.

Band materials include sheet music, photographs, and 1 sheet of correspondence. A folder of music includes the arrangement of the " Galloping Hussars."
Materials include photocopied pictures, photographs, newspaper articles, and correspondence.

Includes material Distribution Lists, notes from an address, Dress Regulations, minutes from meetings, and Allocation lists.

125th Anniversary:
Materials on planning minutes for the 125th Anniversary, brochures, newsletters, drills, and Nominal Rolls for parade participants that include 2 folders, 1 book, and 11 binders. Folders include Situation Reports, General Invitations, and a large book of Attendees with signatures and addresses. Materials in binders include "The sunset Ceremony," After Action Report, Royal Review, 100 Man Guard of Honour, Invitations and Programme for Regimental Review, and Sunset Ceremony, and Committee Meetings.

Materials include correspondence plus 1 envelope of programs and invitations

Nominal Rolls:
Materials include Nominal Rolls in 5 folders from 1973-1975

Numerous photocopied pictures and a brief history of the militia with some publicity information. The Militia Nominal Roll for 1973. An annual training plan for 1986-87 and a small pamphlet on Constitution and Mess Rules.

Materials include letters and invitations.

Photographs of inspections and reviews. Printed materials for the formation for reviews.

2 albums, 23 envelopes and numerous sleeves of pictures

Discharge papers for Pte. Charles M Brown dated 8 April 1946

Included are newspaper clippings and building and planning of CFB Gagetown.

Included materials are letters of Patent for the formation of the Association.

Materials include letters.

Records regarding the setup of the Museum. Also includes the agreement with Virtual Museums of Canada.

Records of Minutes, newsletters, membership list, and bylaws

Princess Anne:
Paperwork in reference to the Appointment of HRH Princess Anne as Colonel-in-Chief.

Photographs of HRH Princess Anne during her visit to the Regiment.

5 Newspaper articles of HRH Princess Anne

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

8th Hussars Regimental Council Meeting Minutes

This book consists of the minutes of meetings of the 8th Hussars from 1920-1967. These minutes detail such exchanges as the following: training in Camp Sussex, Regimental meeting in Moncton, Regimental Accounts 1934, Funds Meeting Camp Sussex 1951, Alliance with Queen's Royal Irish Hussars, etc. Also, there are two newspaper clippings.


Arnie Jantz

This Sub series Consists 5 newspaper clippings and 5 Photographs.

Reconnaissance Squadron of the Regular Regiment

B Sqadron Scrapbook

File consists of photographs, textual records, and newspaper clippings.
Listed below are individual items including;
Textual Records: Historical Sketch of B Squadron,
Historical Sketch of the 8th Hussars
Squadron Diary
Change of Command Parade
Presentation of the Guidon to the 8CH
Photographs: The beginning of the regiment
Radley Walters
Sherman Tank
Radley Walter with other officers
Inspection of troops
German, Fort Beausejour
Inspection of Troops
Cleaning Centurions
Sennerlager 1960
Soldiers in various poses
B Squadron during Operation Holdfast
Hohne Gun Camp 1961
Gymkhana Week 1962; tug-of-war, 8CH cake
Lieutenant-Colonel JW Quinn
Officers at work
Tank Hangers with Centurions
Gagetown 1964; Centurions in the field
Petawawa 1965; Militia Training
Change of Command Parade
Farewell to Egypt and Germany to B and C Squadrons
Patrol Course
B Squadron in Cyprus; Ferret Scout Cars, 1st Troop
Guidon Parade
The Green Line Club
Medals Parade; RECCE platoon, B Squadron
Demonstrations for the Military Conference
Exercise Pot Pourri
Death of Trooper Leonard Nass
Funeral of Leonard Nass 1966
Newspaper clippings; "At Camp Gagetown,"
"The Blue Beret"
"8CH (PL) Exercise Pot Pourri"

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

Camp Sussex Routine Orders

This item consists primarily of typed documents including orders from the Camp Commandant, brigade orders, camp orders, general staff orders, tactical schemes, appendices to camp orders, after orders, lists of administrative staff. These documents include details about personnel, organization, training activities, sanitation procedures, and miscellaneous activities and events.



Series consists of 6 cm photographs , newspaper articles on planning and building CFB Gagetown, and maps

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

Peace Keeping

Series consists of 6 pencil sketches by Gary Bowser 1979. A copy of The 8th Hussars Magazine dated 1979 . Photocopies of 6 photos taken in or near Nicosa or Kyrenia, Cyprus., 2 Change of Command Certificates for Cyprus and a 18 page Newsletter and photo from Eqypt. Included is Correspondence regarding NATO.

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

Peacekeeping 2

This Sub series consists of 109 photographs of peacekeeping in Cyprus.

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars


This sub series consists of 182 photographs taken in Petawawa.

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

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