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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

Personnel

Series consists of 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.

8th Regiment of Cavalry

Maps

Series consists of The Battles of Monmouth, Germantown and Brandywine 1777; Spencer's Ordinary 1781 and the Cowpens (unknown)

8th Regiment of Cavalry

Recruiting Poster

Series consists of a 5" x 7" photocopy of a recruiting poster for the Queen's Rangers

8th Regiment of Cavalry

Colours

Series consists of one (8.5 " x 11") photocopy of the Colours of the Rangers. The original is in the Public Library in Toronto.

8th Regiment of Cavalry

Uniforms

Series consists of materials regarding history of the cavalry trooper's sword, and includs photo of the same

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

History of the Regiment

Series consists of A History of the regiment, a list of The Queen's Rangers February 14, 1787 plus a list of Officers serving from 1866-1868. A photograph of HRH the Princess Louise who was Colonel-in-Chief from 1884-1939. An 11' x 17" photocopy of the Regimental Flag October 1855. A short Chronological Account of the 8th Princess Louise (NB) Hussars. Also included is material on the History of Regimental Mascots.

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Army Review

Series consists of 9 pages photocopied from "The Army Review" dated July 1912. This book is at the Library at CFB Gagetown. The information contained is about the Peace Organization of the Cavalry of the line and its expansion and maintenance at War Establishment.

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General Orders

Series consists of photocopies of Orders for 1848, 1892,1893 and 1894 as well as 1900,1901 and 1913. Also include a true copy from "The Royal Gazette" of NB, April 5, 1848. Photocopies of a bound copy of Appointments, Regulations and General Militia Orders for 1909-1909. 3 original books --Orders 1892-1894, Routine Orders December 1899- June 1908 and Regimental Orders June 1907 to July 1911.

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