Battalion, Advisory Board, & Association:
Sunday, 03 Feb 2019
1st Presbyterian Kirk on Canora St
1000 hrs for 1015 hrs at the Kirk, RV in the hall downstairs
Bus timing from Minto not confirmed at this time
Battalion: Per Company Training Plans
CT 5: January 11 - 13, 2019
Robbie Burn's: 26 January 2019
Kirk Parade: As above but Dress as ordered.
Monthly Tuesday Meeting: 05 Feb 2019
As above. Bus timing from Minto not confirmed at this time, so 1000 hrs
ought to do.
Dress: Best kit available with medals
Cameron Monument donations can be sent to:
Cameron Foundation - Monument
Wpg, MB R3M 0H2
NOTE: Please ensure that the amount is more than $25 Cdn and your name and address are clearly marked if you would like a tax receipt for your donation.
NOTE: Please ensure that the amount is more than $25 Cdn and your name and address are included if you would like a tax receipt for your donation.
Sorry folks, no tax receipts are possible for this type of donation.
Cameron Cadets: Remember to check the www.407army.ca web page for upcoming events.
The old Cameron Picasaweb site is now gone but the pictures can still be found - along with new ones - in the Photo Gallery on the REGIMENT page of this web site. Thank you for your patience and contributions.
Click here for the Cameron's Photo Gallery
The Latest Oatmeal Rag is now available:
Click here for Oatmeal Rag Issue 31 Spring 2019
100th Anniversary of the Regiment Newsletter:
Click here for Issue #10 March 2011
Order your copy of the Cameron history book
"Winnipeg's Ladies From Hell"
Please make cheques payable to QOCH of C Regimental Foundation.
Please include your name and mailing address with your payment. You can send them to:
The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
Minto Armoury, 969 St. Matthews Ave
Wpg, MB R3G 0J7
25 May 2009 Auction of LCol R. Shankland's VC, DCM, & other medals
The Regimental family would like to thank all of you who helped keep LCol Shankland's medals here in Canada. Your actions were and remain very much appreciated.
Baptized in the mud, blood and fire of France and Flanders, the Camerons bear the distinction of being one of only four regiments currently on the Canadian Army list to have fought as a kilted regiment. All other kilted regiments in the Canadian Army were either raised or converted to a kilted regiment after the First World War. Celebrating the Regiment’s centenary in 2010, the Camerons of today are as fiercely proud of their highland traditions as their forebears were.
From it’s founding, Winnipeg has had a strong Scottish tradition. Sponsored by Thomas Douglas, the fifth Earl of Selkirk, the Red River Colony was established on the banks of the Red River in 1812, settled by Scots displaced by the highland clearances.
After years of intense pressure from the local Scottish community, the government finally authorized the raising of a highland regiment in Winnipeg. As was the fashion at the time in the Empire, the new regiment would be raised borrowing traditions from an existing British unit. Gazetted in 1910, the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada are the oldest highland regiment in Western Canada.
This website will serve as an information source for current serving members, retired members, potential members, and other affiliated or interested people. It includes a listing of current activities for all parts of the Camerons; the unit, the Regimental Association, and the Regimental Advisory Board. A large part of the web site is dedicated to historical and traditional matters. In general it is a place for anyone with an interest in the Camerons to look to for information.