Woodstock in Carleton County, New Brunswick — The Atlantic Provinces
3rd Field Artillery Regiment, RCA
(The Loyal Company)
— 1793-1993 —
3rd Field Artillery Regiment (The Loyal Company),
Royal Canadian Artillery,
formed in Saint John, New Brunswick, on May 4, 1793
as “The Loyal Company of Artillery”
During the regiment’s two hundred years,
the soldiers of The Loyal Company faithfully served
the guns as Coast, Siege, Air, and Field Artillery.
3e Régiment d'artillerie de campagne (The Loyal Company),
Artillerie Royale du Canada,
formé à Saint John au Nouveau-Brunswick le 4 mai 1793
sous le nom de « La Loyal Company of Artillery »
Durante les deux cents années d’existence du régiment,
les artilleurs de la Loyal Company ont vaillamment contribué á des opérations de siège et á des
missions de défense terrestre, côtière et antiaérienne.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1793.
Location. 46° 9.083′ N, 67° 34.443′ W. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodstock NB E7M, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L. P. Fisher Library/Bibliothèque L. P. Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); George Connell House / Maison George Connell (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Carleton County Gaol / Prison du Comté de Carleton (about 90 meters away); Hon. Charles Connell House/La maison Charles Connell (about 120 meters away); St. Luke's Anglican Church / Église anglicane St. Luke's (about 120 meters away); Connell House/Maison Connell (about 120 meters away); Judge Jones House / Maison du Juge Jones (about 120 meters away); Carleton County Court House / Palais je Justice du comté de Carleton (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
Also see . . .
1. 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, RCA (Wikipedia). The Loyal Company of Artillery of the City of Saint John was formed on May 4, 1793 after it passed its first Militia Act in 1792 in response to the outbreak of the French Revolutionary Wars. The Loyal Company title was officially shorn as the Regiment's post-nominal title on 20 November 1975, apparently (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Woodstock Armoury. The Armoury is closely associated with the reform and expansion of the Active Volunteer Militia, during Frederick Borden’s tenure as Minister of Militia and Defence, from 1986 to 1911. The reforms transformed the militia from a citizen militia into an efficient fighting unit prepared for action when the First World War broke out. During this conflict Woodstock Armoury was used as both a training and recruitment centre. It presently accommodates the 89th Field Artillery. (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. Major John Douglas Winslow, Military Cross. As a Lieutenant, Winslow earned a Military Cross as a member of the 68th Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, in the Canadian contingent, which served in Northern Russia between 1918 - 1919. His citation reads, “For conspicuous gallantry and determination during operations at Ust Padenga in January 1919. When the enemy attacked heavily, this officer, with a few men, took charge of an abandoned gun, and, in face of heavy (Submitted on September 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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