Topic: Canadian Militia
Permanent Force Made Royal (1893)
Militia General Orders
Ottawa, 11th August, 1893
Special General Order
General Order 34 of 2nd June, 1893, is cancelled.
The following Special General Order is issued in lieu thereof, and is dated the 2nd May, 1893:—
On the occasion of Her Majesty's birthday, the Queen has been graciously pleased to signify her approval, that the Regiments now comprising the Permanent Militia of Canada be henceforth designated as follows viz.:—
Her Majesty has been further graciously pleased to authorize the above named Royal Regiments to wear on their equipment Her Imperial cypher V.R.I., surmounted by the Imperial crown.
By Command, Walker Powell, Colonel Adjutant General of Militia, Canada
The superseded General Order 34 of 2nd June, 1893, read as follows:—
Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to signify Her approval of the several corps of the Permanent Force, being designated "Royal."