Talk:Royal Westminster Regiment

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For any Wikipedia editors who have served in the Royal Westminster Regiment, I have created a userbox that you can add to your user page. - Ahunt (talk) 12:21, 25 December 2007 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 02:42, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

First militia unit??[edit]

Re this:

which was formed on November 21, 1863 and was the first militia unit raised in British Columbia, predating Canada as a natio

That may be what the regimental history says, but there were teh Victoria Voltigeurs in the Colony of Vancouver Island and the Victoria Rifles; the former composed of French-Canadians and Metis, drssed habitant-style, the latter also known as the African Rifle Corps. I suppose on the mainland, i.e. in the Colony of British Columbia, the New Westminster Rifles were the first; but not in BC as a whole.Skookum1 (talk) 14:31, 22 June 2009 (UTC)

Since Vancouver Island was not part of BC at the time I believe the statement is correct and is correctly sourced, although perhaps this could be explained in the text. - Ahunt (talk) 17:24, 22 June 2009 (UTC)


If anyone wants i could walk down and get a picture of the Armory i am only a block away (talk) 04:52, 19 December 2010 (UTC)

That would be useful! - Ahunt (talk) 13:09, 19 December 2010 (UTC)

Regimental March[edit]

According to The Regiments and Corps of the Canadian Army (Vol. I of the Canadian Army List), the march of the regiment is "Warickshire Lads." When and by what authority did it change to "The Maple Leaf Forever"?Ab.chaplin (talk) 10:54, 2 July 2012 (UTC)