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Gerald V. Derick

The sub-series contains primary source information on the military life Gerald V. Derick, who served in World War II (WWII), from 1942 to 1948. It consists of correspondence from Gerald to Betty Derick, an Officer's Record of Service, a certificate of service, discharge and retirement documents.


The subseries contains information on various militia and military regiments, with particular focus on those established in the Eastern Townships from 1780 to 1993.

Military emphemera

The file contains information about the militia and the World Wars. It consists of a programme for the second annual prize meeting of the Quebec Provincial Rifle Association, which took place in Montreal in 1870; a copy of the rules and regulations for the Canadian Military Rifle League competition in 1897; two documents from the YMCA for the Canadian troops in England, including a leave guide and a map of London; the "Star map showing where our gallant Canadians won undying fame" published by the Montreal Star; a Christmas card from "Stephen" from the HMCS Preserver; a programme for the National Thanksgiving service at St. Paul's Cathedral in London on 19 August 1945; and two issues of "The Maple Leaf", published for the Canadian forces, dated 6 May 1944 and 23 May 1945.

21st Battalion Richelieu Light Infantry

The file contains information on the 21st Richelieu Light Infantry from 1839 to 1992. It consists of reproductions of a pay sheet, an acquittance roll, and the address given by Mrs. Stewart at the presentation of a flag to the battalion and the reply of Capt. Charles S. Rowe. It also includes a paper written by Herbert Derick on the flag of the 21st Battalion and three photos of the flag.

Frontier Light Infantry

The file contains information on the Frontier Light Infantry in southern Quebec and northern New England. It consists of papers collected by Pliny Moore and reproduced for Herbert Derick, muster rolls, correspondence, and research summaries by Herbert Derick.

3rd Battalion Rouville Militia

The file contains information on the 3rd Battalion Rouville Militia from 1831 to 1838. It consists of (original and reproductions) annual returns for the 3rd Battalion and correspondence.

Victoria Rifles of Canada

The file contains information on the Victoria Rifles of Canada, also known as the 24th Battalion C.E.F. It consists of reproductions of histories by Lt-Col G.R. Robertson, A.S. McCormick, R.C. Fetherstonhaugh, and the Royal Rifles; a nominal roll of the 24th Battalion; two newspaper articles, and lists of honours and awards.

Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment

The file contains information on the Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment. It consists of an issue of "Checkers!", the regiment's newsletter (dated 30 August 1945) and documents (including a plan) regarding the design of a commemorative plaque.

Military Camp Sherbrooke P.Q.

The item is a postcard showing soldiers on horseback during a militia camp in Sherbrooke from 1907. Message on verso to Emma Harran (Moe's River) from L.F.S. Postcard printed by Pinnsoneault Fr�res.

Officers of the Main Guard

The item is a photograph postcard showing soldiers of the "Main Guard", possibly in Coaticook, ca. 1910, with tents visible in the background and one officer is holding a bugle. Message on verso to Ruth Dyson (Montreal, QC) from Roy [unknown], who identified himself as a Corporal in the photograph. Photographer: J.E. Larivi�re (Coaticook, Que.)

Officers of the 27th CAR, Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment

The item is a photograph of the officers of the 27th Canadian Armoured Regiment, Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment, overseas, in 1942. Pictured are: (back row, l-r: Lt. P. Gingues, Lt. B. Veilleux, Lt. H. Trenholme, Lt. E.V. Walters, Lt. M.H. Bateman, Lt. D. McCallum, Lt. S. Radley-Walters, Lt. G.W. C�t�, Lt. J. Coristine, (front row, l-r) Lt. H. Belton, Lt. R.S.S. Grier, Maj. D.W. Beaudry, Maj. B.D. Lyon, Lt-Col M.W. MacA'Nulty, Capt. F.H. Baldwin, Maj. L. Baldwin, Maj. L. Tomkins, Lt. D. Bradley, Lt. N. Welsh.

Danville Rifle Company

The file contains information on the Danville Rifle Company. It consists of a history as remembered by T. Perkins (aka "Perk") Cleveland and correspondence received by Herbert Derick.

Commisartiat, St. John's

The file contains information on the Commissariat at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. It consists of reproductions of correspondence with the commissariat, largely regarding militia rations and other provisions, as well as correspondence with Herbert Derick.

13th Scottish Light Dragoons

The file contains information on the 13th Scottish Light Dragoons. It consists of documents pertaining to Herbert Derick's research on the cap badges of Dragoons and two photographs of members of the Dragoons from the early 1900s.

55th Megantic Battalion

The file consists of a photograph of two privates of the 55th Megantic Battalion, taken in Point L�vis, Quebec: Tom Johnston (left) and Jim Beattie.

27th Field Regiment R.C.A.

The file contains information on the 27th Field Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery from 1955 to 1983. It consists of a history by Lt-Col F.L. Armitage, an organization chart and a letter to Herbert Derick.

Sherbrooke Hussars

The file contains information on the Sherbrooke Hussars from 1839 to 1991. It consists of a certificate of appointment of Nelson Cleveland (Sherbrooke) to Lieutenant, reproductions of correpondence, notes by Herbert Derick, a newpaper clipping, and regimental histories. The photograph a reunion of the Sherbrooke Regiment (12th Armoured) in1958.

60th Battalion Missisquoi

The file contains information on the 60th Battalion Missisquoi from 1866 to 1986. It consists of notes by and correspondence to Herbert Derick, subscription books to honour ("testimonial")Lt- Col. Charles Rowe and Capt. J.H. Hawley, reproductions of service rolls and correspondence, and the appoinment of a band committee. The photographs depict the battalion in camp at Pigeon Hill in 1870.

1st Battalion Militia of the Townships

The file contains information on the 1st Battlalion Militia of the Eastern Townships from 1837 to 1991. It consists of reproductions of militia lists, an appointment certficate, service roll, an article on the Battle of Lacolle Mill by Herbert Derick, and a declartion of loyalty to the Crown in the context of the 1837 Rebellions.

6th Duke of Connaught Hussars

The file contains information the 6th Duke of Connaught Royal Canadian Hussars of Montreal from 1872 to 1987. It consists of (largely reproductions) a history, militia lists, acquittance rolls for militia camps, and service rolls, in particular for the Missisquoi Troop of Calvary, as well as notes and correspondence by Herbert Derick. Among the photographs is an image of the 6th Duke of Connaught Hussars at camp house in 1899; the officers at brush up course, Royal School of Calvary at Stanley Barracks in 1910; and members of Squadron A, 6th Duke of Connaught at the Farnham Camp in 1912.

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