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CFRS CORNWALLIS

New Entry Recruit Course Photos

Course 8247

Kootenay Barracks - 11 Platoon

CFRS Cornwallis

10 Nov 1982 -  10- Feb 1983

Courtesy of Garry Weir

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Front Row: Course Instructors:  1) Lawlor, Pat, MS.BN, 4 Squad NCO  (2) Hamilton, Nick, MS.BN, 2 Squad NCO  (3) Frack, P2FC, Crse Trg Sgt  (4) Walsh, PO1, Platoon Commander  (5) McNaughton, Butch, P2.BN, 1 Squad NCO  (6) Craig, John, MS.WS/NWT (7) LaFlamme, MS.BN, 3 Squad NCO

 

(14) Powers, Kerry  (19) Blaney, William (Bill)

 

(22) MacDonald, D.J. (Newf)  (24) Richard, Donald (Rocket) (25) Holden, Neil  (26) Kirkwood, Matt (G.I. Kirby)  (27) Laurie, Lee  (29) Barker, Robert  (Bob)  (30) Cook, Leonard R. (Lennie)  (31) Biglow, John (Nancy)  (32) Petrimoulx, Peter  (33) Weir, Garry  (34) Woodard, Rick (Woody)  (35) Terry, Bill

 

(43) Gildart, Mike  (44) Thimian, Bernard (Bernie)

 

1 Squad, 11 Platoon at the 25 yard range, CFRS Cornwallis

 

(2) Kirkwood, Matt (G.I. Kirby)  (3) Laurie, Lee  (4) Petrimoulx, Pete

 

(5) Terry, Bill  (6) Weir, Garry  (7) McDonald, D.J. (Newf)  (8) Richard, Donald (Rocket)  (9) Woodard, Rick (Woody)  (10) Crocker, Mike  (11) Barker, Robert (Bob)  (12) Holden, Neil  (13) McNaughton, Butch, PO2

 

(14) Thimian, Bernard (Bernie)  (15) Biglow, John (Nancy)  (16) Cook, Lennie  (17) Raine, Ken (Sea Snake)  (18) Gildart, Mike  (19) MacKenzie, Rob (Beaker)

 

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(1) Kisby ring in Instructor's Officer  (2) Kootenay and Terra Nova Barracks  (3) OS Pete Petrimoulx  (4) OS Bill Blaney (sitting on desk) and OS Pete Petrimoulx  (5-7) OS Garry Weir

 

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(8) OS Bill Terry  (9)  OS Bernard (Bernie) Thimian (right)  (10-11) 1st day at Camp Aldershot - before the snow hit .....  (12) Hoochie belonging to OS Weir and OS Thimian ... after it was rebuilt. The weight of the snow snapped the original branch used as the support  (13-14) A winter wonderland a Camp Aldershot

 

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(15) Camp Aldershot - staff used the truck .... the recruits .... well, we did a lot of marching.  (16-18) Rifle Range at Camp Aldershot

 

Courtesy of Garry Weir, CD, P1RM (POTEL), Canadian Navy, ret'd

 

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