Friday, 6 September 2013

Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum online collection

The renowned Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada has a Regimental Museum which includes an archival collection with materials dating back to the 1860′s. A selection of this material is being digitized. Presently freely available online are:

Nominal Rolls: 1866 to 1882 (pdf – 95.5 MB)
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Book of Remembrance 1866-1918
Book of Remembrance 1866 to 1918 (pdf – 18.7 MB)
Regimental Orders 1868 to 1874 (pdf – 75.3 MB)
Regimental Orders 1875 to 1880 (pdf – 87.2 MB)
Regimental Orders 1886 to 1892 (pdf – 108 MB)
Regimental Orders 1892 to 1897 (pdf – 121 MB)
1885 Lt Cassels NW Field Force Diary
Rfn Forin’s 1885 NW Rebellion Diary
00223 - QOR RSOs March 31st 1880 - Capt Lawrence Buchan (pdf 1.8 MB)
00224 - QOR RSOs March 28th 1894 - Capt M. S. Mercer (pdf 1.2 MB)
00222 - QOR RSOs May 22nd 1925 - Col Reginald Pellatt (pdf 3.2 MB)
3rd Bn CEF Nominal Roll (pdf 7.8 MB)
95th Bn CEF Nominal Roll (1.86 MB)
166th Bn CEF Nominal Roll (5.23 MB)
198th Bn CEF Nominal Roll (4.97 MB)
255th Bn CEF Nominal Roll (1.72 MB)
Official Nominal Roll of “B” Company QOR just prior to D-Day (pdf 1.2 MB)

Access through http://qormuseum.org/archives/

Thanks to Glenn Wright and Jane MacNamara for this information.

For those in the Toronto area, a reminder that Jane is offering a course Basic Genealogy and Family History designed for those just beginning to research or looking to upgrade basic research skills.
The 8-week course starts at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, October 2. See  http://goo.gl/NznTq9 for more details.

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