Topic: The RCR
The Infantry School Corps
The Canada Gazette, 21st December, 1883
The formation of three Schools of Infantry having been authorized, the requisite number of militiamen will be enrolled, and formed into one corps to be known as the Infantry School Corps.
The following Officers are appointed to the corps:
- Lieutenant-Colonel George J. Maunsell, from Deputy Adjutant General Military District No 4.
- Lieutenant-Colonel Gustave D'0. D'Orsonnens, from Brigade Major 7th and 8th Brigade Divisions, Que.
- Lieutenant-Colonel William Dillon Otter, from 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada.
To be Captains:
- Major William Dunlop Gordon, from 14th Battalion.
- Major Beaufort Henry Vidal, from 12th Battalion.
- Captain and Major Henry Smith, from Adjutant 40th Battalion.
To be Lieutenants:
- Captain Charles J. Coursol, from 65th Battalion.
- Lieutenant Henry Cortlandt Freer, (R.M.C.), H.M.'s. South Staffordshire Regiment.
- Lieutenant James Walker-Sears (R.M.C.), Lieutenant H.M.'s South Staffordshire Regiment.
- Lieutenant David Douglas Young.
- Lieutenant Thomas D.R.Hemming.
- Lieutenant Robinson Lyndhurst Wadmore
Memo.---Lieutenant Henry Cortlandt Freer takes rank in the Militia from 30th June 1880, the date of his graduating R.M.C.
The Infantry Schools will be established as follows until further orders:
- At Fredericton, N.B., for the Maritime Provinces, under Lieutenant Colonel Maunsell, Commandant.
- At St. Johns, Que., for the Province of Quebec, under lieutenant Colonel d'Orsonnens, Commandant.
- At Toronto, Out., for the Province of Ontario, and under Lieutenant Colonel Otter, Commandant.
The Commandants will report direct to Head Quarters.
And, to toast the good health of the Regiment:
The Ortona Toast Recipe
Posted by regimentalrogue at 12:01 AM EST
Updated: Monday, 4 December 2017 2:52 PM EST