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A Soldier’s Diary

A Soldier’s Diary

16 July 2020 – Today we were witness to a historic moment for 2 Fd Amb, the Petawawa Garrison, and the Canadian Armed Forces. Units, formations and museums across the CAF are home to numerous historical documents from the First World War, but unique among them is The Raine Diary. William Raine enlisted in No 2 Canadian Field Ambulance in Toronto on December 1st, 1915, and served in England, France and Belgium, and was medically...

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CANEX has started to put items for the kit shop online. Currently it is very modest but they will add items as they become available. Click here to view / CANEX a commencé à mettre en ligne des articles pour le magasin de matériel. Pour l’instant, c’est très modeste, mais ils ajouteront des articles au fur et a mesure qu’ils seront disponibles. Cliquez ici pour voir  

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Remembrance

Remembrance

A tribute to the thousands of Canadian nurses who have carried out official duties with the military during the Northwest Rebellion, the South African War, the First and Second World Wars, the Korean War, the Afghanistan Conflict, and numerous humanitarian operations. https://www.royalcdnmedicalsvc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Canadian-Nurses-Album.pdf

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CONGRATULATIONS / FÉLICITATIONS

CONGRATULATIONS / FÉLICITATIONS

Texte français suit   CONGRATULATION TO LCOL ANN ESPENANT. SHE IS HONOURED BY THE DEFENSE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL (USA). LCOL ESPENANT IS THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF 33 FIELD AMBULANCE (HALIFAX). CANFORGEN 130/19 CMP 070/19 061753Z SEP 19 – HONOURS AND AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT – COMMONWEALTH AND FOREIGN UNCLASSIFIED 1. ON BEHALF OF THE QUEEN, PERMISSION FOR THE ACCEPTANCE AND UNRESTRICTED WEARING OF COMMONWEALTH AND FOREIGN...

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Congratulations/ Félicitations

Congratulations/ Félicitations

The RCMSA congratulations Major General Andrew Downes on promotion to his current rank/L’ASSRC félicite le major-général Andrew Downes pour sa promotion à son grade actuel

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Message in a Bottle / Un message dans une bouteille

Message in a Bottle / Un message dans une bouteille

Le texte en français suit   NOTE: This is a repeat of an article published in the Canadian Journal of Surgery, Vol 61, No 5. 2018.   Message in a bottle: the discovery of a young Medical Officer’s map from the 1917 Battle of Hill 70.  The map, entitled Loos 36° NW 3’ was drawn by 24-year-old Captain Alexander Edward MacDonald in fall 1917 and was found in his old surgery textbook.  MacDonald’s map depicts the positions of the Canadian...

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