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15

Jul

A Look Back at the Prince of Wales’s Visit to RMC

Throughout the history of Canadian military colleges there are have been many significant events, among them the Prince of Wales’s visit to RMC following the First World War.  The visit revitalized the college, as officers and cadets were inspired by …

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15

Jun

91st Anniversary of the Dedication of the Arch

Memorial-Arch-dedicationToday marks the 91st anniversary of the unveiling of the Memorial Arch at RMC. The Memorial Arch is among the most recognizable monuments visible on the RMC Campus, and is deeply ingrained in the history and traditions of the …

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10

Jan

RMC/Westpoint Hockey Rivalry

The RMC/Westpoint hockey rivalry is the longest standing international hockey competition. With both team preparing for the 79th annual competition later this month, what better time to look back at some of the players that consistently made the games a …

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31

Jul

13 Major-General Aylesworth Bowen Perry, CMG, ADC

1860 - 1956

Distinguished graduate of the first class of RMC, and member of the Old Eighteen, Aylesworth Bowen Perry gained recognition early, winning the Governor General’s Gold and Silver Medals, and graduating at the top of his class in …

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31

Jul

101 Major John Laing Weller

1862 -1932

Born in Cobourg, Ont., John Laing Weller enrolled at RMC in February 1880, with 33 others, graduating fourth overall in 1883, and receiving a First Class Certificate in Engineering.

Excelling in sports at College and later during his …

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8

Jul

4860 General John de Chastelain OC, CMM, CD, CH

1937-

General Alfred John Gardyne Drummond de Chastelain was born a British subject in Bucharest, Romania, in 1937. He was educated in England and Scotland, immigrated to Canada in 1955, and joined the Calgary Highlanders as a Private in January …

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7

Jul

2357 Brigadier-General William Denis Whitaker, CM, DSO and Bar, ED, CD, DSc Mil (Hon)

1915-2001

 

William Denis Whitaker was born in February 1915 in Calgary, attended Brown and University of Toronto schools in Ontario, and entered RMC in 1933.  He began his lifelong passion for sports by joining the RMC football team, of …

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4

Jul

1246 General Sir Charles Loewen, GCB, KBE, DSO

1900 – 1986

Charles Falkland Loewen entered RMC in 1916 at age sixteen and, in 1918, became a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery, as he was deemed to be too young for war service with the Canadian Army. …

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28

Jun

2510 Brigadier-General Edward Alfred Charles “Ned” Amy, DSO, OBE, MC, CD

1918-2011

Born in Newcastle, New Brunswick, in 1918 and an alumnus of Kings County Academy in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Edward Amy was already in the militia when he was accepted to RMC in 1936 - graduating early, in 1939, as …

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