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103rd Regiment 1910-21
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St. Julien

 Apr 1915

Festubert

 May 1915

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Sep 1916

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Apr 1917

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Aug 1918

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Calgary Highlanders 1921-39
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Calgary Highlanders 1939-45
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Hill 67

19 Jul 44

Clair Tison

12 Aug 44

Dunkirk

8 Sep 44

Wyneghem

22 Sep 44

Battle of the Scheldt
Hoogerheide

2 Oct 44

South Beveland

14 Oct 44

Walcheren Causeway

31 Oct 44

Groningen

 14 Apr 45

Gruppenbühren

26 Apr 45

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"A" Company
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"A" Company - Jun 1944
"A" Coy Jun 44 Casualties
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Calgary Highlanders Rifle Company Commanders 1939-1945

This list is a work in progress. This listing includes both "acting" commanders and those officially appointed
 

Image Rank/Name Date In Date Out Reason Notes

"A" Company

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Major John M. Taylor Sep 1939     Until at least 1941
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Captain John Bright Jul 44? 1 Aug 1944 Killed  
Captain R.L. Morgan-Dean   26 Aug 1944 Killed  
Major Delbert O. "Deb" Kearns Sep 44? 9 Oct 1944 Wounded  
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Lieutenant R.C. Munro 9 Oct 1944 10 Oct 1944 Wounded  
Captain Edgar W. "Wynn" Lasher Oct 1944      
Major Delbert O. "Deb" Kearns       Nov 44, Feb 45
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Captain C.L. Keatley Feb 1945? 27 Feb 1945 Wounded  
ocpearson.jpg (1884 bytes) Captain Sandy Pearson       Mar 45

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Captain Frank "Nobby" Clarke late Mar 45     until at least Jun 45

"B" Company

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Major G.E. Lockwood Sep 1939     til at least Aug 41

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?? DK Robertson??        
Major Cyril C. A. Nixon   25 Jul 1944 Killed  
Captain Edgar W. "Wynn" Lasher Jul 1944 13 Aug 1944 Wounded  
occlarke.jpg (2553 bytes) Captain Frank "Nobby" Clarke Aug 1944      

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Major ?? Ross Ellis late Sep 44      
Major S.O. Robinson Oct 44      
occlarke.jpg (2553 bytes) Captain Frank "Nobby" Clarke Feb 45     Commanded at Wyler
Major S.O. Robinson Feb 45 27 Feb 45 Wounded Wounded on 20 Feb but not evacuated
Major S.O. Robinson mid Mar 45      
ocpearson.jpg (1884 bytes) Captain H.J. "Sandy" Pearson        

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Major Mark Tennant Jun 45?      

"C" Company

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Major D.G. MacLauchlan Sep 1939      
Captain Cyril C.A. Nixon 13 Oct 1942      
Major Frederick H. "Franko" Baker   19 Jul 1944 Wounded  
Major S.O. Robinson Jul 1944 Jul 1944    
Major William B. McQueen

Jul 1944

8 Aug 1944 Wounded  
ocheyland.jpg (2251 bytes) Captain W.D. "Dalt" Heyland Aug 1944      
Major Frederick H. "Franko" Baker Sep 1944 16 Oct 1944 Hospitalized Peritonitis
ocheyland.jpg (2251 bytes) Captain W.D. "Dalt" Heyland 16 Oct 1944      

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Captain Bill Lyster Dec 1944?      

Captain John Campbell   8 Feb 1945 Killed Killed by sniper at Wyler

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Captain Bill Lyster Feb 1945 27 Feb 45 Wounded  
oclyster.jpg (2005 bytes) Captain Bill Lyster   22 Apr 1945 Wounded  
Major R.J. Kerfoot Apr 1945      
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Captain W.H. Powell Jun 45      

"D" Company

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Captain Roy Denys Bryan Sep 1939     Promoted to Major 27 Sep 1939

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Captain Del Harrison 6 Jul 1944      
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Captain C.A. Wilkes   8 Aug 1944 Wounded  
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ocmackenzie.jpg (1793 bytes) Major Bruce Mackenzie   9 Oct 1944 Wounded  
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Captain R.O. Porter Oct 1944      
ocpearson.jpg (1884 bytes) Captain H.J. "Sandy" Pearson mid Oct 44      

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Major Alex Keller Feb 1945     Promoted Major Feb 45?

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Major George V. Stott Feb 1945      

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Captain Mark Tennant mid Mar 1945      

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Major George V. Stott Mar 1945

VE Day

  Served until at least June 1945

 


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