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Current Awards:  Victoria Cross OMM/MMM MSM (Cdn) MiD    
Former Awards: Imp.Honours & Foreign DSO MC DCM MSM (Brit) MM 
Service Awards: United Nations NATO Foreign Volunteer Long  
Commemoratives: Confederation Jubilee Provincial      

Confederation Commemoratives


ribboncanada125.gif (1286 bytes) The Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Confederation, 1992

The Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Confederation (also referred to as "The Canada 125 Medal") was minted in 1992 to honour Canadians who made a significant contribution to their fellow citizens, their community, or the nation.  Nominations were submitted to the Chancellery by Lieutenant Governors and Commissioners of territories, Senators, Members of Parliament, provincial governments, the Public Service Commission of Canada, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as well as by national organizations in important fields of endeavour. Nominations were sanctioned by the Governor General.   The Calgary Highlanders received an allotment of medals for award to deserving members who were deemed to have contributed significantly in various areas of endeavour.

In all, the Medal was awarded to approximately 42,000 highly esteemed Canadians from all walks of life, from every region of Canada, from varied ethno-cultural backgrounds and from a multitude of disciplines.

The recipients selected by The Calgary Highlanders are listed below:

Major Ray Ansell
Sergeant Dennis Russell, CD
Master Corporal Fabio Lacentra
Corporal Walter Fritz
Private Martin Woods


ribboncanada100.gif (1267 bytes) The Commemorative Medal for the Centennial Anniversary of Confederation, 1967

This medal was issued to commemorate the Centennial of Canada's Confederation in 1867, and was awarded to people recommended by governments and associations. The Canadian Forces were awarded almost 30% of the medals issued.  The medal was instituted on 01 July 1967, and 29,500 were issued, some 8,500 of which went to the Canadian Armed Forces.  Calgary Highlanders recipients included:.

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Mark Tennant, CM, ED, CD
Warrant Officer II Class Gordon Raffan, Pipes and Drums
Warrant Officer II Class Martin McCumber



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