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The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum: preserves regimental history through the collection of documents, pictures, books, and artifacts with emphasis on The RCR, and displays and illustrates the dress, weapons, and customs of the Canadian military heritage dating from 1883. The Royal Canadian Regiment is Canada's senior Regular Force Infantry Regiment. Formed in 1883, it has served in virtually every military campaign undertaken by the country. The active or serving component of the Regiment consists of:
Regimental Headquarters and 4th Battalion at Wolseley Barracks in London, Ontario,
1st and 3rd Battalions in Victoria and Petawawa, Ontario, 2nd Battalion in Gagetown, New Brunswick
In 1885 it took part in the suppression of the rebellion at Batoche and Cut Knife Creek, Western Canada. In 1898, it took part in part policing the Yukon Territory during the Gold Rush. It participated in the Boer War: Paardeberg and South Africa 1899-1900
World War I: Ploegstreet, France, in the 1st Canadian Corps.
World War II: Sicily, Reggio de Calabria, Ortona, Hitler Line, Gothic Line, Netherlands, Belgium.
The Korean War
Post Korean War: NATO, Germany, Cyprus, AmerInd Incidents (Akwesasne, Ontario, Oka and Kahnawake, Quebec), Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, UN-Yugoslavia.

Address: Wolseley Barracks, 750 Elizabeth St.
Directions: In East London: one block east of Adelaide St, at Oxford St E and Elizabeth St. Enter the free parking lot off Oxford St.
othercontact: contact@rcrmuseum.ca
Phone: 519-660-5102

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