History

History

2006
31 May 2006

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31 May 2006 – ‘The South Alberta Light Horse’ was amalgamated with the ’19th Alberta Dragoons’, retaining the same designation.
1999
18 Aug 1999

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18 August 1999 – Authorization is given by Ottawa to redesignate 2313 to 2313 (Kiwanis) South Alberta Light Horse Army Cadet Corps, today known as 2313 South Alberta Light Horse (Kiwanis) Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps.
1997
01 Sep 1997

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1 September 1997 – Medicine Hat Kiwanis enters into co-sponsorship with the South Alberta Light Horse to support 2313 RCACC.
14 Aug 1997

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14 August 1997 – ‘The South Alberta Light Horse (RCAC)’ was redesignated ‘The South Alberta Light Horse’
1994
20 Jul 1994

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20 July 1994 – The Cadet Instructors List was re-designated the Cadet Instructors Cadre.
1985
07 Oct 1985

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7 October 1985 – ‘The South Alberta Light Horse’ was redesignated ‘The South Alberta Light Horse (RCAC)’
1975
30 Jul 1975

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30 July 1975 – Parliament amended the relevant legislation by changing the word “boys” to “persons”, officially permitting girls to become Cadets. Today, girls represent thirty-six percent of all cadets in Canada.
16 Jun 1975

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16 June 1975 – 2313 Medicine Hat – Redcliff Cadet Corps redesignated to 2313 South Alberta Light Horse Cadet Corps
1969
01 Jun 1969

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1 June 1969 – 2313 Medicine Hat Cadet Corps RCAC was amalgamated with 156 Redcliff School Cadet Corps (SAR) and redesignated 2313 Medicine Hat – Redcliff Cadet Corps
1968
01 Feb 1968

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February 1968 – The Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army and the Royal Canadian Air Force were unified into the Canadian Armed Forces. With this unification, the three distinct cadet officer cadres were amalgamated. At the same time, navy and air force cadet instructors were commissioned into the redesignated Cadet Instructors List (CIL). For the first time, officers responsible for cadets had a single structure, were Reserve Force military officers (regardless of element) and held the Queen’s commission (regardless of element).
1958
19 May 1958

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19 May 1958 – ‘The South Alberta Light Horse (29th Armoured Regiment)’ was redesignated ‘The South Alberta Light Horse’
1956
10 May 1956

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10 May 1956 – The Corps of School Cadet Instructors, Non-Permanent Active Militia was designated The Cadet Services of Canada.
1954
28 Sep 1954

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28 September 1954 – 2313 Medicine Hat Army (S Alta R) Cadet Corps redesignated 2313 Medicine Hat Cadet Corps RCAC due to redesignation of affiliated unit.
28 Sep 1954

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28 September 1954 – The ’68th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA’ was amalgamated with ‘The South Alberta Regiment’ and the ’41st Anti-Tank Regiment (Self-Propelled), RCA’ and redesignated ‘The South Alberta Light Horse (29th Armoured Regiment)’
1948
26 May 1948

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26 May 1948 – Formation of 2313 Medicine Hat Army (S Alta R) Cadet Corps. This is considered the formation date of the corps in its current form.
1946
01 Apr 1946

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1 April 1946 – The ’15th (Reserve) Alberta Light Horse’ was amalgamated with the ’22nd (Reserve) Field Battery, RCA’, converted to artillery, and redesignated the ’68th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA’
1943
20 Mar 1943

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20 March 1943 – Formation of 1947 Medicine Hat School Cadet Corps (2nd Bn South Alta Regiment)
1941
17 Dec 1941

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17 December 1941 – Disbandment of 1098 Alexandra High School Cadet Corps
11 Nov 1941

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11 November 1941 – An Order-in-Council was passed to establish the Air Cadet League to work in partnership with the Royal Canadian Air Force in support of the air cadet movement. Officers were volunteers and wore uniforms similar to those of the Royal Canadian Air Force. (Prior to this, air cadet squadrons did not exist, but were in fact army cadet corps affiliated with Air Reserve squadrons of the RCAF.)
28 Feb 1941

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28 February 1941 – Reformation of 1098 Alexandra High School Cadet Corps
1940
07 Nov 1940

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7 November 1940 – ’15th Alberta Light Horse’ redesignated the ’15th (Reserve) Alberta Light Horse’
1936
16 Feb 1936

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16 February 1936 – the ’15th Canadian Light Horse’ was amalgamated with ‘The South Alberta Horse’ and redesignated the ’15th Alberta Light Horse’.
1931
01 Jan 1931

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1 January 1931, ‘The Alberta Mounted Rifles’ was reorganized into two separate regiments, designated: ‘The Alberta Mounted Rifles’ (subsequently redesignated the ’19th Alberta Dragoons’) and ‘The South Alberta Horse.’
1930
15 Oct 1930

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15 October 1930 – Formation of 156 Redcliff School Cadet Corps (SAR)
1927
18 Jan 1927

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18 January 1927 – Disbandment of 1098 Alexandra High School Cadet Corps
1926
02 Dec 1926

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02 December 1926 – Disbandment of 1275 Medicine Hat Public School Cadet Corps
20 Mar 1926

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20 March 1926 – Formation of 1275 Medicine Hat Public School Cadet Corps
1925
31 Dec 1925

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31 December 1925 – Disbandment of 1015 Medicine Hat Machine Gun Cadet Corps
1924
15 May 1924

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01 Jan 1924

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1 January 1924 – Corps of School Cadet Instructors, Non-Permanent Active Militia was re-designated The Cadet Services of Canada (Non-Permanent).
1923
11 Oct 1923

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11 October 1923 – Formation of 1098 Alexandra High School Cadet Corps
1922
01 May 1922

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1 May 1922, ‘The Alberta Mounted Rifles’ was amalgamated with the ’23rd Alberta Rangers’, retaining its designation.
06 Apr 1922

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06 April 1922 – Formation of 1015 Medicine Hat Machine Gun Cadet Corps
1921
01 May 1921

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1 May 1921 – The Corps of School Cadet Instructors (Militia) was disbanded for the purpose of reorganization and re-designated Corps of School Cadet Instructors, Non-Permanent Active Militia.
08 Apr 1921

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08 April 1921 – Disbandment of 325 Medicine Hat Cadet Corps
1920
19 Nov 1920

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19 November 1920 – Disbandment of 156 Redcliffe Public School Cadet Corps
20 Mar 1920

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15 March 1920 – The ’15th Light Horse’ was redesignated the ’15th Canadian Light Horse’ 15 March 1920 – ’21st Alberta Hussars’ redesignated ‘The Alberta Mounted Rifles’
15 Mar 1920

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The Alberta Regiment was organized on 15 March 1920. The 1st Battalion was a militia unit with headquarters at Medicine Hat. Official perpetuation of the 31st, 175th, 113th and 187th Battalions of World War I was granted at this time.
1914
01 Feb 1914

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February 1914 – Formation of 156 Redcliffe Public School Cadet Corps
1912
16 Mar 1912

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16 March 1912 – Formation of 325 Medicine Hat Cadet Corps, paraded at Alexandra High School
1909
01 May 1909

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1 May 1909 – The Cadet Instructors Cadre originated under the designation Corps of School Cadet Instructors (Militia). Trained and paid for by The Department of Militia and Defence, it was composed primarily of qualified male school teachers of the public schools of Canada to conduct drill and physical training in participating schools.
1908
04 Jun 1908

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4 June 1908 – Formation of 186 Medicine Hat Mounted Cadets attached to 21st Alberta Hussars, 1 Sqn. First known cadet corps in Medicine Hat.
01 Apr 1908

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1 April 1908 – the ’21st Alberta Hussars’ were authorized to be formed in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
1905
03 Jul 1905

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3 July 1905 – ‘The 15th Light Horse’ authorized to be formed in Calgary, Alberta.
1903
21 Dec 1903

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21 December 1903 – Army Cadet Corps instructors were male school teachers at private boys’ schools. They were volunteers, authorized on this date to hold military rank in the Militia. The appointment was 2nd Lieutenant and the officer was permitted to retain the rank only as long as he remained an instructor and the cadet corps remained efficient.
1879
25 Jul 1879

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Militia General Order 18 of July 25, 1879 allowed the formations of 74 “Associations for Drill in Educational Institutions” for young men. These cadets were taught drill and marksmanship, but were not required to be employed in active service. The 74 associations included 34 in Ontario, 24 in Québec, 13 in the Maritimes, two in Manitoba, and one in British Columbia.