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#1390 Cadet Corps

Name -          Red Deer Cadet Corps

Location      Red Deer, AB

Formed        November 2, 1928    Disbanded     January 19, 1938

Formed        November 13, 1940   Disbanded     Active

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

unknown (1940-46

 

Capt W.J.C. Kirby, CD (1947-54) Biography

 

Lt. M.K. Johnston (1954-55) (78th Battery) Biography

 

2 Lt G.J. Shannon (1955-57) Biography

 

Chief Inst W.H. Mabb (1957-58) Biography

 

WO2 R.A. Baptie (Mar 1958-59) (detailed for duty from 78th Battery) Biography

 

2Lt A.G. Philips CD (1959-65) Biography

Capt A.B. Provost (1965-68) Biography

Capt D.H. Sutherland (1968-70) Biography

Lt J.A. Lauer (1968-72) Biography

 

unknown (1973)

 

Lt Ed H. Morris (1974-75) Biography

unknown (1976)

 

A/Capt A.L. Brock (1977) Biography

 

Capt J.B.C. Maier DCM CD (1978-83) Biography

unknown (1984-85)  Biography

 

Capt A.M. Gallant MMM CD (1986-90)  Biography

Capt J.L. White CD (1990-1992) Biography

 

Capt Rita Wehrle (1992-94) Biography

Capt Mel Van Stone (1994-May 1995) Biography

 Capt Harold H. Lowe (May 1995-Dec 1998) Biography

Capt David A.R. Kenney CD (1998-2002) Biography

Capt Brian Clouston CD (2002-06) Biography

Capt Ray Stuart CD (2006-) Biography

Senior Cadets

C/WO2 W.L Johnston (1947)

C/Lt W.L Johnston (1948)

C/Capt George M. Hart (-1949)

 

C/Maj R.W. Glover, C/WO2 Harold Y. Palmer (1949-50)

C/Capt M.K. Johnston, C/WO2 J.D. Cooper (1950)

C/Capt Harold Y. Palmer, C/WO2 E. Berg (1950-51)

C/Capt G.J Curzon, C/WO2 M.F. Palmer (1952)

C/WO2 G.C. Tisdale (1953)

C/Lt G.C. Tisdale (-1954)

C/Lt S.N. Johnston (1954-)

C/Lt S.N. Johnston, C/WO2 D. Berg (1955)

C/Lt G. Dahlberg, C/WO2 C.F. Bush (1955-)

C/Lt W.M. Pollock, C/WO2 Wayne Graham (-1959)

 C/WO2 Wayne Graham (1959)

   C/Lt Wayne Graham, C/WO2 Gordon Yule (1960-61)

 

  C/Lt Gordon Yule, C/WO2 R.L. Crawford (1962)

 

C/Capt R.L. Crawford (-1963)

 

 C/Capt Ian Mills, C/WO2 Douglas Mulrooney (1963-)

 C/Lt Jack Dale, C/WO2 Gerry Wolfe (1965)

 

Gerry Wolfe

C/Lt Keith Garrison (1965-66)

  

 

 C/Capt Pam Fullerton (1988)

 

 

 

C/CWO K. Christensen (1992)

 

 

 

 C/MWO Chris Redel (1996)

 

C/MWO Craig Brilz (1998)

 

 

 

C/MWO Noah Ellis-Worden (2005 - Sept 2006) 

 

C/Sgt David Polutnik (Sept 2006-)

 

 

Corps Flag

1st flag ca.1956, now retired

 

current flag

 

Corps Home

Cormack Armoury, 4402 55 Street, Red Deer, AB (F.Arseneault)

 

Cormack Armoury, interior (F.Arseneault)

 

 

The corps office (F.Arseneault)

 

possible flocked shoulder flash WWII

1950s pattern shoulder flash

1990s pattern shoulder flash

 

 

History -   

This corps has roots in No. 189 Red Deer Cadet Company which was originally formed 14 Aug 1908. It then became disbanded 28 Dec 1912, and No.189 was reallocated to a corps in Montreal, Quebec. This Corps was formed 2 Nov 1928 as 1390 Red Deer High School Cadet Corps, and was disbanded 19 Jan 1938. Red Deer High School Cadet Corps
The Corps reformed 13 Nov 1940 with the same name, and in 1941, became affiliated with the 2/78th Field Battery RCA, and so added the units name to the corps name. Effective 1 Sep 47 the Corps redesignated as 1390 Red Deer RCA Cadet Corps. affil.: 78th Anti-Tank Battery (SP) RCA, Sept 1, 1947. It was affiliated with the 78th Medium Battery in 1955. The corps was sponsored by and affiliated with 20th Fd Arty, 78th Fd Bty RCA (M) in 1965. The corps was placed on probation in 1970, and it was lifted in 1971. In the 1977 the Corps was again placed on probation until 31 Dec 77. Letter 1085-15 (SSO Cdts) dated 30 Jan 78 extended probation until 31 Jun 78. Effective 1 Jun 78 change of sponsor to Branch 35, Royal Canadian Legion, Red Deer. Effective 3 Feb 1993 CFB Calgary is the new Support Base.

 

 

book - "Pride - The History of 1390 RCACC" 248 pages, no ISBN #, published 1993

 

Trophies

 

- 1920s 1930s 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946
1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966
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