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8th Recce Regimental Association fonds Series
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14th Canadian Hussars 50th anniversary

Series consists of records relating to the 50th anniversary of the 14th Canadian Hussars. A dinner and ball were held on April 1, 1960. Series contains three files: 50th anniversary correspondence, 50th anniversary records, and 50th anniversary scrapbook.

Audited DSRs 1964 No 1 to 5

Series contains records relating to an audit started in 1963. Includes the findings of an institute inspection of the sergeants' mess and men's canteen in Swift Current on May 1, 1963, and many receipts.

Guest books

Series consists of guest books for the Sergeants' Mess and 'B' Squadron 14th Canadian Hussars. Series contains five files: Sgts.' Mess guest book, 1954-1963; Sgts.' Mess guest book, 1964-1976; Sgts.' Mess guest register and members, 1964; 'B' Squadron 14th Canadian Hussars(M) guest book, and Visitors' sign-in register.

Military records

Series consists of military records from the Second World War, as well as a few records relating to other military entities. Series contains seven files: War diaries, Extracts from war diaries and memoranda, Precis on MT repairs in the German army, Casualty list, The Carrier, Cadets, and Junior Officer's Guide.

Miscellaneous records

Series consists of miscellaneous records relating to the 8th Recce Regiment in some way. Includes notes possibly relating to the regimental history, an identification key for a photograph, newspaper clippings, a photograph, and other unknown textual records.

Other regimental events

Series consists of records relating to regimental events apart from reunions and the 50th anniversary. Series contains four files: Louvigny, Concerts, Event programs, and Cards and invitations.

Regimental history

Series consists of history of the 8th Recce Regiment. Much of the information in this series was used to compile a history of the regiment. This information came from official and unofficial military documents and correspondence received from former soldiers responding to a request for information. Also includes some records relating to the Legion and its members in Swift Current. Series contains eight files: Letters received - History of 8th Recce Regt., Letters 8th Recce., Battle history, VIII Cdn. Recce Regt., 14th Light Horse, Unit history, Award recommendations, and Legion & 8th Recce.


Series consists of records relating to reunions of the 8th Recce Regimental Association held from 1970-2007. Series contains eight files: Reunion programs, Reunions 1966-1987, Reunions list 1960-1991, Reunions 1996-1999, Reunions 2000-2001, Reunion 2004, Reunions 2006-2007, and Reunions undated.