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Hello all. My father’s name is Ignatz Kenneth Weber. He either went by Iggy or Ken. Anyway my father was a queens own and very proud to be queens own. He told us lots of stories. I lost him back in 2019. Just curious if anyone out there remembers him that could tell me stories or even has a picture to share.
Saw your message on the QOR websight great to hear from you and so sad about your Dad . Your Dad and I did basic training in 76 Platoon Currie Barracks Calgary in 59. 76 Platoon the best platoon ever, and I am sure your Dad would agree. When we pastout from depot and went to the 1st Bn and where put on a drivers course. In the fall of 1960 we where off to Germany. Your dad ended up in transport Pl and I ended up in Support Coy 4.2 mortors. Did he just do 3 years ? In 1917 or 18 we where in the area and we had coffee and I am so happy now I got to see him again. I am from Moose Jaw
and there where about 7 Sask boys in 76 Pl no wonder it was the best. I will have he’s name put in the last post list.Once again I am happy to have served with in him.
IN PACE PARATUS
That should 2017 or 2018 not 19, I’m not that old
STATIONED AT CURRIE BKS 57 PLATOON.ANY BODY OUT THERE
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This letter is to let you all know the date of our Oktoberfest dinner this year, has had to be changed, New date is below, the reason for the change is due to an error on the part of the Legion, they double booked the hall for that night, consequently we have had to change our date. Plans have been made and tickets are being printed.
Date: Friday, November 8, 2019
Time: Cocktails at 6:00 p.m.
Dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Place: Langford Legion #91, 762 Station Rd., Langford, B.C.
There will be live music by “Demographix” a great little band that plays music from the 60’s, 70’s, etc.
Tickets: $25.00 per person. Can be purchased at the Luncheon on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Or order by mail or on line. Cheques for payment should be sent to Sandy Rozon at the address below.
If you are sitting with friends please let us know when ordering tickets as we will be doing the seating plan as soon as we can.
Q.O.R. of C., VIB Association
819 Old Esquimalt Road
Victoria, BC V9A 4W9
Phone 1 -250-386-4768 email
Passed out with 153 Pl. Victoria 1967 to 1971 Ex Vacuum 1978 Rebadged to 3 PPCLI Cyprus 70/71 Looking for PV Ispester. Dom Major , Terry Cruckshank ( the terrible three)
Both Pv and Don have passed on to that Army in the Sky.
Passed out with 153 pl 1967 Was on Ex Vacuum 1967 Tpt.pl. Would like to obtain info on P.V. Ispester and Don Major Terry Cruckshank
Don Major was living in Edmonton, passed away two years ago.
i was in 89 platoon and on exercise vaccuum1968
To all members of the Qor present and past and to the 3 PPCLI WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH YOU ALL THE BEST AND A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEARS 2015-2016
I WAS STATION IN VICTORIA 1967/68 PASSED OUT IN PLATOON 155.i HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO WAS IN PLATOON 155 SB188740.
Check out these recently digitized films from 1960 (2) and 1971:
The songs from the era of the Great War might interest you, and most recently the Toronto Valour Ensemble recorded a choral album called Sacrifice and Solace (which we hope you will find online easily), in the memory of those who served, and paid the supreme sacrifice, and the families they left behind. Lest we forget.
INFO WANTED ON QOR PERSONNEL OPERATIONAL OR EXERCISE DEPLOYMENTS SINCE KOREA:
We are trying to update the Timelines on our Regimental Museum website with all deployments of QOR soldiers on operation or exercise outside of Canada EXCEPT reg force battalion deployments to Germany and Cyprus; training in the US; or deployments to Afghanistan up to 2011 (we WOULD like to include completed post 2011 deployments to Afghanistan or operational postings to the US.)
You can send information by email to email@example.com
We are looking for the following information:
– Name and rank at time of deployment (if you would prefer not to have your name on the website, please include it for our records but note this and we will only include rank (e.g. “Corporal deployed to X for operation Y” etc.
– Operation/exercise name, location and purpose (in a few words only)
– Dates of departure and return – preferably day, month, year or at least month, year.
– Names/number of other QOR who participated – or in the case of a larger group, perhaps a more general description such as “platoon sized group” or something similar.
– Any commendations or special recognition awarded
– Any other info you think worth noting (briefly smile emoticon )
Thanks in advance for your help and please share with anyone you think may have a contribution to provide to us!!
P.S. To be clear in case it sounded like we didn’t care, we already include info on Germany, Cyprus and Afghanistan up to 2011. We may collect US training deployments in the future.