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The Royal Rifles of Canada in Hong Kong, 1941-1945.

The Royal Rifles of Canada in Hong Kong, 1941-1945.

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Published by Published by Baird O"Keefe Pub. Inc. on behalf of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association in Carp, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.,
  • China,
  • Hong Kong.
    • Subjects:
    • Canada. Canadian Army. Royal Rifles of Canada -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Canada.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Hong Kong.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsGarneau, Grant S., Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD768.15 .R69 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 436 p. :
      Number of Pages436
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3544636M
      ISBN 101894439058
      LC Control Number2001536485
      OCLC/WorldCa46856846

      Hong Kong War Diary. Hong Kongs second world war experience, as it is researched and documented today. Royal Rifles of Canada. 41 Officers Men. Home, William James Lieutenant-Col. - MC Commanding Agerbak and his daughter Carol contributed to this book. The family emigrated from Denmark in [39] Shot in lung in Jardine’s. Correction appended Jan. 18, Hong Kong migrants may have become numerous in the suburbs of Vancouver, but there is a part of Hong Kong that is forever Canada.

      WW2 Canadian The Royal Rifles Of Canada In Hong Kong Reference Book. $ + $ shippingSeller Rating: % positive.   Sickness, starvation, brutality, and forced labour plagued the existence of tens of thousands of Allied POWs in World War II. More than a quarter of these POWs died in captivity. Long Night’s Journey into Day centres on the lives of Canadian, British, Indian, and Hong Kong POWs captured at Hong Kong in December and incarcerated in camps in Hong Kong and the 4/5(1).

      In , the Hong Kong Volunteers was reborn as the "Hong Kong Artillery and Rifle Volunteer Corps". By , it was renamed as the " Hong Kong Defence Corps " was actively engaged in guard and patrol duties during World War I when, owing to the recall of the British forces, they were the only military unit left in Hong Kong. Since , western Canada’s oldest infantry regiment. Quick Links: We just published a new book: Up the Line - Remembering the 6, Canadian Men - 44th Manitoba Battalion Check out our “Research a soldier” guide. Visit us on Instagram. Visit The Royal Winnipeg Rifles web site.


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The Sherbrooke Hussars, who incorporate the 7th/11th Hussars, bear the honorary distinction of the badge of the Royal Rifles of Canada, with. Garneau, Grant Smyth. 1st Battalion of the Royal Rifles of Canada: the record of a Canadian infantry battalion in the Far East, Contributor: Hong Kong Veterans Association of Canada.

Quebec-Maritimes Branch. Uniform title: 1st Battalion of the Royal Rifles of Canada: the record of a Canadian infantry battalion in the Far East, Get this from a library.

The Royal Rifles of Canada in Hong Kong, [Grant S Garneau; Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association.;]. The Royal Rifles of Canada was a rifle regiment in the Canadian Army and fought alongside the Winnipeg Grenadiers in the Battle of Hong Kong during World War II.

The unit was formed in as the 8th Battalion and renamed the 8th Regiment in It was reformed alongside the Les Voltigeurs de Québec in Its recruiting areas included the Eastern Townships, Quebec City and Gaspé Active: – The Royal Rifles of Canada in Hong Kong, Contributors: Garneau, Grant S.

(Grant Smyth), 1st Battalion of the Royal Rifles of Canada. Book, xxvii, pages. Captain Grant S. Garneau, The Royal Rifles of Canada in Hong Kong, (Sherbrooke, ), pp. Return to footnote 27 referrer. Footnote Ibid, passim.

Return to footnote 28 referrer. Footnote Document Collection 92/, ()The Royal Rifles of Canada, Folder Return to footnote 29 referrer. Footnote   A large plaque on the wall of the Quebec Armoury commemorates those who lost their lives in Hong Kong. Tanguay was involved in the Royal Rifles of Canada from untiland was the last commandant of the regiment from to The Royal Rifles were retired from the Canadian Army in The Battle of Hong Kong (8–25 December ), also known as the Defence of Hong Kong and the Fall of Hong Kong, was one of the first battles of the Pacific War in World War the same morning as the attack on Pearl Harbor, forces of the Empire of Japan attacked the British Crown colony of Hong attack was in violation of international law as Japan had not declared war against the.

The Royal Rifles of Canada. In the Second World War, Canadian soldiers first engaged in battle while defending the British Crown Colony of Hong Kong against a Japanese attack in December The Canadians at Hong Kong fought against overwhelming odds and displayed the courage of seasoned veterans, though most had limited military training.

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Long night's journey into day prisoners of war in Hong Kong and Japan, The Royal Rifles of Canada and the Winnipeg Grenadiers had been trained in the use of the basic standard issue weapons available to the infantry at that time.

Because of the nature of their posting, the Royal Rifles perhaps had a slight edge in training. Books on the Battle of Hong Kong. Military service.

Gander, initially a family pet named Pal, accidentally scratched a child's face with his paw. Worried that he would be forced to have Pal put down, the original owner gave the large dog to The Royal Rifles of Canada, a regiment of the Canadian Army stationed at Gander International Airport, Newfoundland and soldiers quickly renamed him Gander and "promoted" him.

War diary, Hong Kong POW's, battle of hong kong "A" Company, Royal Rifles of Canada In the Brigade restructuring, "A" Company of the Royal Rifles, under Major Charles A. Young, had been ordered to Repulse Bay from their original position at Windy Gap on the far eastern side of the island.

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5/5(1). A used hard cover WW2 Canadian The Royal Rifles Of Canada In Hong Kong Reference of pages, with lots of pictures and information. Seller Seller Rating: % positive. The Royal Rifles of Canada in Hong Kong, Garneau, Grant: Books - or: Grant Garneau. Soldiers of the Royal Rifles of Canada and the Winnipeg Grenadiers arrive in Hong Kong, 16 November George Metcalf Archival Collection.

Canadian War Museum _53 (CNW Group/Canadian War Museum). In Novembertwo Canadian regiments — the Royal Rifles of Canada and the Winnipeg Grenadiers — were sent to Hong Kong as reinforcements to defend the British colony from an.

Photo: Infantrymen of "C" Company, Royal Rifles of Canada, board HMCS Prince Robert in Vancouver to head for Hong Kong on Oct. 26, (DND / Library and Archives Canada .Sergeant Gander was the living mascot of the Royal Rifles of Canada. He died in action during the Battle of Hong Kong, saving the lives of several Canadian soldiers.The Royal Navy in Hong Kong since Kathleen Harland, Maritime Books Harland’s book is the best on the subject, but shows how little research has yet been done on the Naval presence in The coverage of the period is largely based on Crowther’s diary.

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