Standing Orders of the Sixth Battalion Volunteer Militia or Hochelaga Light Infantry

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Title
Standing Orders of the Sixth Battalion Volunteer Militia or Hochelaga Light Infantry
Abstract
These "standing orders" were accepted and confirmed at a meeting of officers on March 8, 1864, and signed by Theo Lyman, Major, Com. Hochelaga Light Infantry. According to the Department of National Defence: "The 6th Battalion "Fusiliers" originated in Montreal, Quebec on 31 January 1862, when the '6th Battalion Volunteer Militia Rifles, Canada' was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated: 'Sixth Battalion Volunteer Militia, Canada, or "Hochelaga Light Infantry"' on 5 June 1863; '6th Battalion "Hochelaga Fusiliers"' on 3 December 1875; and '6th Battalion "Fusiliers"' on 28 January 1876. On 2 May 1898, it was amalgamated with 'The First (or Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Volunteer Rifles of Canadian Militia', and redesignated the '1st Battalion "Prince of Wales' Regiment Fusiliers"'. It was redesignated: '1st Regiment "Prince of Wales' Fusiliers"' on 8 May 1900; '1st Regiment Canadian Grenadier Guards' on 29 December 1911; 'The Canadian Grenadier Guards' on 29 March 1920; '2nd (Reserve) Battalion, The Canadian Grenadier Guards' on 7 November 1941; 'The Canadian Grenadier Guards' on 15 February 1946; 'The Canadian Grenadier Guards (6th Battalion, The Canadian Guards)' on 1 September 1954; and 'The Canadian Grenadier Guards' on 1 August 1976.
Place
Montreal
Publisher
Printed by Owler & Stevenson
Date
1864
Language
en
URL
Citation
Standing Orders of the Sixth Battalion Volunteer Militia or Hochelaga Light Infantry. Montreal: Printed by Owler & Stevenson, 1864. http://ebooks.library.ualberta.ca/local/cihm_34545.
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