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Origins

Origins

The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal) trace a direct history to the Montreal Volunteer Cavalry formed in the late eighteenth century…

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Since 1812-1814 War

Since 1812-1814 War

During the war of 1812-14 between Great Britain and the United States of America, Captain George Platt raised No.1 Troop of the Montreal Cavalry as a Volunteer unit for the defence of Canada and to augment the regular forces…

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Since World War I 1914-1918

Since World War I 1914-1918

During the Great War 1914-18, the two cavalry regiments of Montreal incorporated to form the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles which saw service in France. Meanwhile the nature of the Western Front gave rise to the need for motorised machine gun units…

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Since World War II 1939-1945

Since World War II 1939-1945

In 1939 upon the outbreak of World War II the Canadian Government proceeded to mobilise Active Militia units as such or to call upon them to furnish special components of the Canadian Army…

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Recent history

Recent history

Since the amalgamation the Regiment itself has not been involved in any hostilities but has constantly provided individuals to augment the Regular Force in both North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and United Nations peacekeeping duties…

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