Author: Chris Murphy

Sovereign’s medal for volunteers

Cpl Zach Dwyer was presented the medal by Association president Jeff Hill at the May 2019 Association meeting.  Zach was nominated for his many volunteer activities.

CANADA DAY at the Drill Hall – 2017

The Regimental Foundation extends a warm invitation to members, family and friends of The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh’s Own), Ottawa’s Regiment to join us for our Regiment’s Family Day, Canada 150 celebration and recruiting event. Saturday July

Legion of Honour – Alf Brooks

On December 19th, former Private Alfred Brooks was presented his Legion of Honour medal by LCol. Martial De Reviers, French Liaison Officer at the community hall in Severn Bridge ON.  Alf was accompanied by his extended family and his many

Canada Day is coming

This event brings together the extended Cameron Family (all ranks, serving and retired and their families) with volunteers and members of the public to enjoy food and drink and performances of the regiment’s Pipes and Drums Band – to raise

Jake Urie – Legion of Honour

On February 2nd former Honorary Colonel, Justice Jake Urie was presented his Legion of Honour medal by Colonel Guillaume Bourdeloux, French Liaison Officer at his residence.  Col Urie was accompanied by his wife and his many friends. From the Regiment,

New Year’s Dinner 1 January 1945

Lynne Wickson provided this letter and a copy of the dinner menu which her husband Frank sent his mother from Europe on 2 January 1945.   Pte. F.E. Wickson, Tuesday 2 January 1945 ‘B’ Coy Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Canadian

Frank Davis – Legion of Honour

Frank Davis, 93, was presented his medal, rank of Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour, by Ontario Command’s vice chair Ron Goebel at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 240 in Almonte on November 8th at the

Edgar Bedard – Legion of Honour

Cpl. Edgar Bedard, 90, was presented his medal, rank of Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour, by Allan Fell former president of 432 Royal Canadian Air Force (Algoma) of The Air Force Association of Canada

Legion of Honour – Wilf Pound

On November 11 a group of Camerons traveled to Brighton, Ontario to present Wilfred Pound his Legion of Honour medal at the local Legion branch.  Mr Pound will be 95 in December but you couldn’t tell by how quick he

Legion of Honour – Claude Provost

  On Tuesday 2 December in Moose Creek, Ontario, Claude Provost was presented with his medal by LCol Nicholas Lallemand De Driesen, French Army as the commanding officer, LCol Robert Patchett looks on.  Claude poses with the entire group: Left