Author: Roger Laplante

King George inspecting 1943

Sgt D Waghorn Receives 3rd Clasp to CD

Congratulations are extended to Sgt D Waghorn, Pipe Major, on being awarded the third clasp to his Candian Forces (CD). The award is presented upon completion of twelve years service with clasps being awarded every ten years thereafter. Sgt Waghorn

2014 Bursaries

The Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s bursaries. Cpl Mateo Farfan receives the 13 Platoon Bursary from Mr G McCauley, Vice-President of the Foundation. MCpl Eric Proulx receives the Col Don and Mrs Dorothy Thompson Bursary

69th Annual Reunion

The annual reunion weekend will take place October 31st and November 1, 2014. The Wine and Cheese reception, with presentation of the Mayor’s Award, will take place at the Drill Hall on Friday, October 31st at 19:30 hrs. This is


The Pinhey’s Point Foundation marks the 100th anniversary of the First World War by presenting a summer long exhibit at Pinhey’s Point Historic Site. This display, which runs until August 31st, follows Sergeant Charles Hammett Pinhey and his fellow soldiers

68th Annual Reunion

The 68th Annual Reunion weekend will be held October 18-19th. Friday evening will be the Wine and Cheese. Deputy Mayor Eli El-Chantiry will make the presentation of the Mayor’s Award during the event. Concurrent with the Wine and Cheese will

Honourary Colonel’s Remarks re “Duke of Edinburgh’s Own”

It is indeed quite an honor to be awarded this title…Our association with HRH the Duke of Edinburgh goes all the way back to 1967, and he has been most supportive of the Regiment… In addition to meeting with the

Commanding Officer’s Remarks re “Duke of Edinburgh’s Own”

Today is a very proud day for our Regiment. The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa have been honoured to have His Royal Highness Prince Philip as our Colonel in Chief for the last 46 years and are very pleased about this

The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh’s Own)

The Department of National Defence has announced that the Camerons have been awarded the secondary title of “Duke of Edinburgh’s Own“. Following are excerpts from the news release. CA NR 13.008 – August 10, 2013 OTTAWA – Her Majesty Queen

Pte Claude Nunney, VC

Pte Claude Nunney was awarded the Victoria Cross while serving with the 38th Bn during WWI. Pte Nunney was born in Hastings, Sussex, England in 1892 and emigrated to Canada as a young boy. He was awarded the VC for