Category: 6th Regiment The Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles, Permanent Active Militia

Categories: Permanent Active Militia


Formerly designated as the 6th Battalion Rifles of the 5th (British Columbia) Field Artillery Regiment, this unit was redesignated the 6th Regiment The Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles on 1 May 1900.

The 6th Regiment The Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles was placed on active service on 6 August 1914 for local protection duties.

Following the Great War on 12 March 1920, the 6th Regiment The Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles was amalgamated with the 104th Regiment (Westminster Fusiliers of Canada), now The Royal Westminster Regiment, and redesignated as the 1st British Columbia Regiment.


Sources


This category is managed by the Military and War Project in association with the Categorization Project. For assistance with this or related categories ask in G2G making sure to tag your question with both categorization and Military_and_War.


Person Profiles (5)

15 Jan 1891 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - 01 Oct 1918 photo
14 May 1872 Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom - 14 Apr 1944
27 Jul 1890 Killarney, Manitoba, Canada - 01 Jan 1982 photo
07 Sep 1878 Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales - 01 Oct 1970 photo
06 Mar 1863 Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom - 10 Oct 1930 photo




This page was last modified 18:17, 27 December 2020. This page has been accessed 107 times.