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Queen's Rangers

  • CA HM 09.01.00
  • Fonds
  • 1775-1847

Fonds consists of Photographs of officers and listing of The N.B. Loyalists . 22 photographs and reproductions of officers and personnel in period uniform. A brief one page history of The Queen's Rangers from 1778-1783. Approximately 100 pages of a list that shows the names of heads of families or single men of 18 years of age and upwards, their former homes, their service during the Revolution, their first grants, their subsequent grants and/or place of residence. The Battles of Monmouth, Germantown and Brandywine 1777; Spencer's Ordinary 1781 and the Cowpens . Also included is 5" x 7" photocopy of a recruiting poster for the Queen's Rangers , and one (8.5 " x 11") photocopy of the Colours of the Rangers. The original is in the Public Library in Toronto. Materials on history of the cavalry trooper's sword, including photo of the same. A Photocopy from the book by Colonel David M. Stewart " The Queen's York Rangers.". A listing of NB Loyalists, numerous photocopies from different publications concerning the Queen's Rangers and a photocopy of the pamphlet issued in connection with the presentation of the colours to the Public Library of Toronto.

8th Regiment of Cavalry

8th Regiment of Cavalry

  • CA HM 09.02.00
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1914

Fonds consists of a photocopied History which includes history of Regiment, of Flag, Coat of Arms and HRH Princess Louise. 9 pages about the Peace Organization of the Cavalry photocopied from the Army Review. Also included are photocopies of article by Patricia Belier re: Isaac Burpee 1875-1951 a well known businessman and 2nd Lt. of the 8th Hussars. 1848-1913 ,General Orders and Routine Orders. Also 1909-1910 Bound Copy of Appointments, Regulations, General and Militia Orders. 3 original books 1- June 1907-1911 Regiment Orders, 2-1892-1894 Orders and 3 1899-June1908 Routine Orders. Personnel in uniform, list of Regiment members and 1867 Report of the Militia . A copy of Dress regulations for the Militia 1907.and Ceremonial Sabretachs and dress uniforms 1880-1900s'. Photocopied pages of the Field Exercise and Evolutions of Infantry 1861and a photocopied newspaper clipping of 1896 describing the regiments service in the Sudan and 1 photo of the Royal Canadians in South Africa. 5 pages of prizes- 1875 photo silver coffee urn which was the prize for shooting; a silver trumpet for Efficiency and a Certificate of Military Instruction for Lt. J W Black. Training- photo 1901 Cavalry Training School in Toronto and a original copy of Kings regulations and Orders for 1912. A bound copy of 1901-1908 Instructions for Camps , and original pieces of paper-Discharge Certificate for CM Brown, 2 messages from King George VI. Annual Reports 1880-1887. and a bound copy of Annual Reports 1880 and a bound copy of Annual Reports 1890-1899

8th Regiment of Cavalry

Sixth Canadian Mounted Rifles

  • CA HM 09.03.00
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Fonds consists of Photocopies of photographs: Saint John and Sussex Detachments of 2nd Contingent. Hussar Officers of the 26th Battalion in 1914. Regiment training at Valcartier and staff at Shorncliffe. Also includes an original bound copy of Records of Service for 1910-1920. 5 photocopied pages of General Orders for Tank battalion and Machine gun corps, one photocopy of General Orders 1918 re organization of Canadian Tank Corps. Also includes a pamphlet of Canadian Cavalry Association By-laws. One page photocopied from Canada Gazette listing Appointments, Promotions and Retirements in 1918.
Photograph of Canadian Army setting sail October 1914. Included are photographs of officers and men and a photograph of regimental Billets in Belgium, 1915. One pamphlet on the Vimy Ridge Memorial. Cablegram and postcard from J.A. Bain which includes his pay book and service book from 1917. Typed copies of letters written by soldiers, together in a binder. Original Certificates, pay book, berthing card and 2 handwritten notebooks from Sgt. R J Stapleford which includes numerous photographs acquired by him. A original copy of cartoons from the "Bystanders Fragments from France" and a copy of the story of the Fourth Overseas Siege Battery from 1914-1919.

Sixth Canadian Mounted Rifles

8th Princess Louise's NB Hussars

  • CA HM 09.04.00
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1940

Fonds consists of one series of WW II photographs , Photocopy of 1920 Slate of Officers and Originals of 1939 Nominal Rolls, 9-1932 Medical Officers and 1 Armourer Certificates .

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

5th Armoured Regiment

  • CA HM 09.05.00
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1947

Fonds consists of Orders from 1940-1941, Regimental Orders of 1940-1946 Mobilization and General Orders and Routine Orders for 1940-1942.
Army:
3 photocopies pages of "Canadian Army in Canada 1943." 1 handwritten page of the formation of the 8 NB Regiment. 13 photographs of Camp Utopia in 1944. Minute book for Officers Meetings at Camp Sussex. Included are original programs for Home Coming Reception 1946, 1 for Memorial Church Parade 1946 and 1 for The Army Show, date unknown and Also included 1 Gasoline Licence and Ration Coupon book.
Intelligence:
Military and Air Force Intelligence Summary 1931-1938 and 1944.
Tanks
Photograph and accompanying article of the 8th NB Hussars tanks lined up on a shoot at the Tollo crossroad, 30 + photographs of tanks. Photograph and description of a Thompson Machine Gun and a Lee-Enfield Rifle.
Personnel
Newspaper clippings of Men serving from Kings County, Attestation Papers, Active Service, Canadian Travel Certificate, Paybook, Physical Standards, Personnel Lists and Record Book of Officers Service. Casualty lists/ Honour rolls of 8th NB Hussars plus all other Canadian Armoured Regiments. Photographs, obituary and various memorabilia Burton McAlary.
Borden:
Regimental Orders from Camp Borden April 25-September 23, 1941. Also included is a Certificate of Discharge for Cpl. Fairweather January 1940 and photograph of Canadian Armoured Fighting Vehicles School July 1938.
Princess Louise
Included are photocopied photographs and 6 actual photographs of the horse, Princess Louise in Italy and on her arrival in Canada. A booklet, "A Colt that Became a Hussar" by Douglas How and a booklet "Autobiography of Princess Louise I" by Lt. Col R S McLeod. Records also included are 6 newspapers articles.
Training:
Major Black - Signal and Wireless Training plus materials about the North African Campaign.
Training syllabus for Camp Sussex and Camp Borden, Courts Martial Training, Problem Solving and Exercises and Message and Signal Training .Also included are 22 Pamphlets.
1942: Field Craft and Battle Drill, Notes on Japanese Army
1941: Prevention of Fraud, Handbook on District Courts-Martial, Infantry Training Supplements 2 & 3. Inspection, Maintenance and Care of Army Vehicles. Military Training Pamphlets 46 & 50. Basic Training, Advanced Training and Pistol Training.
1940: Military Training No 3, 33, 34, 37 & 38. Small Arms Training
1939: Protection against Gas and Air Raids. Physical Training Tables Warden .
G117 Norvin Smith Crawford

5th Armoured Regiment

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.
Bits:
Information on bits, spurs, and stirrups used by the Canadian Cavalry and by the Mounted Police

Training:
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.
Publications:

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

Regiment:
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.

Correspondence:
Materials include correspondence plus 1 envelope of programs and invitations

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

Militia:
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.

Correspondence:
Materials include letters and invitations.

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

Photographs:
2 albums, 23 envelopes and numerous sleeves of pictures

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

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

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

Correspondence:
Materials include letters.

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

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

Publications:
5 Newspaper articles of HRH Princess Anne

8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars

Camp Sussex

  • CA HM 09.07.00
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1978

Fonds consists of Photocopies: of photocopied photos of Officers, Personnel and Squadrons, Training in and around Camp Sussex Photos: 5.5 cm of original photos taken at Camp Sussex Some of these photos are labeled with names and dates. 9 sleeves of photographs taken at Camp Sussex 1940-1941. Orders: 5 cm total. 2 cm in first folder of Regimental Orders 1940-1941.. Second folder has 3 cm of files - 5 mm of Standing Orders from 1927-1935; 1 cm of Regimental Orders 1927-1935 and 1952; 10 pages Orders and Instructions for Officers 1929-1934; 3 pages Interm Orders October 6, 1929; and 2 pages Movement Orders October 6, 1929 Maps: 6 photocopies (11 x 17) Aerial Maps of Camp Sussex plus 3 original maps . First- Manoevre Map dated 1929 and there are two Vicinity of Sussex maps dated 1905. Correspondence: 1 cm of letters written at Camp Sussex by various authors 1929, 1933-1936, 1939-1940. Also includes a 2 page Syllabus of Training June 27-July 4, 1933; 1 page Small Arms Training Return 1934; 1 page Armourers Report for 1932, 1 page for 1934 and 1 page for 1935; 4 pages Annual Regimental Meeting June 1930; 4 pages Annual Regimental Meeting June 1933. Militia: 1 handwritten copy of training program for 8th Hussars. 1 copy of notes made for Camp Summer 1939. 1 page Annual Drills Pay List for June 25, 1940 and 1 page for July 16, 1940.Training:2 cm. 1 page Policy of Training

Camp Sussex

8th Hussars Museum Collection

  • CA HM 09.08.00
  • Fonds
  • 1870-2009

Fonds consists of Photographs by various contributors that Includes 12 satellite photo negatives. Correspondence that includes letters and copies of letters to and from unit staff and others at various bases from Petawawa, Gagetown, Winnipeg and Germany. Some of these letters are handwritten but the majority are typed.
History of the Regiment:
Rough Draft of the How History. Correspondence with members regarding History including History notes. First draft of the History without pictures . A binder of photocopies of newspaper articles pertaining to the regiment's history and photocopies from various publications compiled for the 150th Anniversary of the Regiment.
Service:
Original hard covered book with Officers? Service from 1896-1944. Plus 10 pages of Officers Particulars including one page Slate of Officers.
Publications:
A copy of Instructions for Competition categories for NATO Allies exercises 1994 held in Germany. Included are photographs and articles pertaining to the 8th Hussars museum opening in Sussex. Also information in regards to museum operations and administration. Also included is a Certificate of Service for Otty Corbett.
Nursing Sisters
Madeline McEwen was a Nursing Sister with the rank of Lieutenant. She was commissioned on March 23, 1942. Sandra Muir was at Camp Aldershot, Nova Scotia. She was a 2nd Lt. This file includes an album CWAC Summer Camps 1966-1969.; 15 CWAC pictures( most are notated) donated by Sandra Muir. A Certificate of Service, a photograph and a Service Badge Certificate from Madeline McEwen.
Rangers:
1 page Militia Orders of 1903 and 14 pages of Regimental Organization and Historical Sketch.
2 videos one original and a copy of Vimy Ridge.

8th Hussars Museum

R. J. Hauser

  • CA HM 09.09.00
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1941

Fonds consists of:
Album 1. Houser Joining the Army June 1940, On the base at Petawawa, Artillery training, On leave to Ottawa, On the train from Petawawa to Sussex, and Buildings and tents at Camp Sussex.
Album 2. 22 pages of photographs including Rifle practice, general inspection, road-building and signallers training, Fall photos of camp. On leave to Moncton and then Christmas furlough including train trip both from and returning to Sussex.
Album 3. 22 pages Winter of 1941. Lots of winter scenes of camp and the training taking place.
Album 4. 50 pages. Spring 1941, Lots of mud! Photographs included are Trainings and inspection, Trip to Debert, Artillery training and Guns at Sussex and At Camp Tracadie, July 1941. Pictures of Honeymoon June 1941. Boarding the train at Sussex July 19, 1941 en route to Halifax. Troopship in mid Atlantic en route to Scotland.

Hauser, R. J.

H. R. S. (Tim) Ellis

  • CA HM 09.10.00
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1984

Fonds consists of Compositions: 5 page short story about Princess Louise titled "The Last Horse" , a 2 page short story about Lt.-Col G. R. H. Ross titled "Hussar Family Memories" and a photocopy of a 3 page article from the 1984 London Gazette written by Major H R S Ellis and sent to Cpl. Bowser by Patricia Belier.
Materials titled down memory lane that include short stories about Princess Louise and newspaper clippings . Correspondence to and from Tim Ellis regarding 8th Hussars issues. Materials regarding Honorary Colonels and Lieutenants colonels .
Maps from 1940 and Royal Canadian Armoured Corps, Embarkment for England and Holland And Liberation . Included are materials on the regiment standing orders and training plans .
Also included is photographs and Memorabilia of Tim's.

Ellis, H. R. S. (Tim)

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