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Film revisits regiment's war

After a great turnout at the Evans Theatre in Brandon, 
director Graham Street and colleagues Shaun Cameron and Nate Bower 
were presented with momentos of their hard work by 
members of the Xll Manitoba Dragoons Museum.
Left to right are Nate Bower, volunteer John Ball, Shaun Cameron, Graham Street, Don Berry,
President 26th Field Regiment / Xll Manitoba Dragoons Museum 
and Glenn Ball, Secretary, Museum Board.
Over $800.00 was raised for the museum through donations by the near capacity crowd.


Brandon filmmaker and historian Graham Street introduces his latest documentary 
on the Westman-based XII Manitoba Dragoons at Brandon University’s Evans Theatre



Graham Street’s latest documentary film 
“Then and Now: Life in the Regiment” 
will debut at the Evans Theatre Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. 
In the photo, Graham is flanked by Shaun Cameron and Nate Bower, 
who were two of many industry professionals to help make the film.
Today's Brandon Sun article on this is reprinted in our 
AS YOU WERE. . . Military Tribute Webzine 
http://www.hillmanweb.com/war/2016/1611a.html

MUSEUM NEWS
www.12mbdragoons.com/news/2016

Our Latest WWI Wall / Cabinet Displays and Brochure


WWI / Great War Brochure
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WWI/Great War Displays
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www.12mbdragoons.com/batt

MUSEUM NEWS
www.12mbdragoons.com/news/2016

Camp Hughes Honoured

National Historical Site
Roy Albert Snaith

Aug 15, 1921 ~ May 20, 2016
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26 / XII MUSEUM NEWSLETTER
Brandon's Military Museum 2016
Read it HERE in PDF Format
Back Issues:
Fall/Winter 2014
September 2014
July 2014
March 2014
November 2013
July 2013
April 2013
March 2013
November 2012
July 2012
March 2012
November 2011
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The OMMC Bulletin, Vol 23, #1, Winter 2015
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Be sure to read Bill Hillman's
MONTHLY MILITARY TRIBUTE WEBZINE
Bill Hillman's AS YOU WERE . . . 
With Every Issue in 
ARCHIVE BACK TO 1999
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A LOOK BACK AT 2015 NEWS

www.12mbdragoons.com/news/2015
OUR FEATURE ARTICLE FROM THE NETHERLANDS
XII Manitoba Dragoons :: STAGHOUND
Part IV: 2015 Update: LIBERATION OF HOLLAND
by Marco Hogenkamp
www.12mbdragoons.com/stag04.html
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Museum Tour
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Cairn Unveiling Ceremony
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NOW AVAILABLE
 History of 26th Field Regiment
by Colonel Ian Barnes
Copies are available from the Museum or the 
Orderly Room of 26 Field Regiment. 
The cost is $20.00
CHECK OUT THIS MONTH'S WWII NOSTALGIA WEBZINE:

AS YOU WERE . . .
and
BILL HILLMAN'S MILITARY TRIBUTE SITE
www.hillmanweb.com/war
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The museum, archives and library are located on the first floor, north end, Brandon Armoury, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. It has been open to the public since 1979 and it has had visitors and e-mail correspondence from all provinces, most of the states and many countries. Comments from people who have visited the museum indicate they have found the museum very informative and the time well spent. The museum is run totally by volunteers. There is a work force of nine, who work one day a week through the winter. The museum is dedicated to preserving the memory of those who served their country in the various wars and engagements in which Canadian troops participated -- especially units that are associated with the southwestern corner of the province.
There is a wide range of military  memorabilia, including uniforms, webbing, bayonets, cap badges, shoulder flashes, flags, maps and swords. The museum library contains material which covers practically every war, battle or skirmish in which Canadian troops were involved. This information would be of particular value to anyone doing research in this area.

There are many pictures of individuals units and locations pertaining primarily to personnel and events originating in this area and other areas that troops of local interest were involved. Also the museum has a large archival section which contains, among other things, hand-written documents and orders from about 1903. A display comprised of approximately 400 regimental buttons has recently been added to the museum's exhibits. The buttons are from Canadian, British and American units.

 
BRANDON ARMOURY
1116 Victoria Avenue
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 1B2 Canada

Office: 204.717.4579
Fax: 204.725.1766

Brandon Armoury
Free Admission to the Public
Hours of Operation: Tuesdays:
0900-1130 hrs then 1300 to 1530 hrs

Tours may be accommodated by contacting
Edd McArthur: 
Curator 
204.726.3498 
26fdregCurator@wcgwave.ca

.The Brandon Armoury was built in 1907. It is a solid, three-story high,  brick building. In 1937 an addition to the building was completed at the south end which also is three stories high.
 
Over the years, many different formations have been housed in the armoury. To name a few: RNWMP ~ RCMP ~ 99th Manitoba Rangers ~ XII Manitoba Dragoons ~ 59, 70, and 71 batteries under the heading of 26th Field Artillery Brigade and later 26th Field Artillery Regiment. The building has housed the cadet corps since their inception. The armoury is an historic site building.
VIRTUAL TOUR OF OUR MUSEUM
 NAVIGATION MAP
www.12mbdragoons.com/tour
New Museum Tour
Intro | 1 | 2 | 2a | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 7a | 8 | 8a | 9 | 9a | 10 | 11
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Welcome to Our Museum
A Virtual Tour Tour
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Museum In The News I
Museum In The News II
Ross Neale and Volunteers
Museum In The News III
Museum In The News IV
FLAG WALL
Web Tracks I;
Staghounds and More
As You Were
Military Nostalgia Webzine
MAIL CALL
HMCS Prince Henry
at Normandy
The Staghound
March 2005 Edition
.The Staghound
July 2005 Edition
Armoury Museum 
Quiet Treasure ~ News Article
Hillman Military Tributes
Armoury Museum News Clip
A Quiet Treasure
Commonwealth Air Training Plan
Brandon Museum Site
Ross Neale Tribute
Great War Stereoview Images
The Ground War
Great War Stereoview Images
The Air War
German/Russian Tank
Retrieved from Lake Bottom
Dragoons Tribute Booklet  by
Bramley Historical Society 
Archive
Old Museum Tour
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SPECIAL FEATURES
Ross Neale Honoured
A lifetime of service recognized: Maj. Gen. John Arch MacInnis presents Ross Neale with an RCA commendation for his leadership and dedication in developing the XII Manitoba Dragoon and 26 Field Regiment Museum.

Photos and Press Coverage HERE

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German/Russian Tank 
Retrieved from Lake Bottom

Story and Photos HERE
The XII Manitoba Dragoons 
were based in Bramley, Surrey, England
from November '42 to June '43. 

The Tribute Booklet produced by 
the Bramley Historical Society is located
HERE in PDF format.

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TRIBUTES FROM EUROPE
FRENCH TRIBUTE SITE

From Chryst Masson - France
Liberation of Montreuil L'argill by the Manitoba Dragoons
65th Anniversary Commemoration
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ALBERT METSELAAR PHOTOS FROM THE NETHERLANDS
Liberation of Hoogeveen 
60th Anniversary: Gallery I
Liberation of Hoogeveen 
60th Anniversary: Gallery II
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HENK BREDEWOLT WWII MUSEUM COLLECTION
Dragoon Tributes
Dragoons: WWII Museum
Dragoons Photos 1945
Dragoons in England 1943
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STAGHOUND RESTORED
A Tribute to the XII Manitoba Dragoons by Marco Hogenkamp
PART I
PART II
PART III
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2015 Update
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DUTCH TRIBUTE SITES
from Dick van Faassen: Wierden - Nederland
Tribute from Holland
Updated
Tribute from Holland
[English Translation]
Liberation of Hardenberg
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BRANDON PHOTO ARCHIVE
The Great War Years
Brandon Archive ~ Introduction
Brandon Archive I: Downtown 
Brandon Archive II ~ CPR Yards
Brandon Archive III: Victory Parade
Virtual Tour of Brandon Today
Brandon Museums: Stroll Into The Past

Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum: RCAFHMCS Prince Robert: Hillman WWII Scrapbook - RCNXII Dragoons - 26 RCA Museum
XII Manitoba Dragoons and 26 Field Regiment Facebook Page:
(Maintained by the Museum Office Staff)
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E-MAIL CONTACTS

Edd. McArthur: Curator
204.717.4579
Regimental Phone
1.888.728.2559
26fdregCurator@wcgwave.ca
Sandra Armstrong
Librarian
204.717.4579 
26fdlibrary@wcgwave.ca
Bill Hillman: Volunteer Webmaster
hillmans@wcgwave.ca

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