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Listed below are details of Memorials related to the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals and the Communications and Electronics Branch.

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Serial Name Record Updated
1 Vimy Gate War Memorial 17-Jun-16
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Good Maintained by CFB Kingston Yes
Location
Front Gate of CFB Kingston (Vimy Barracks), Hwy 2, Kingston, ON, Coordinates: 44°14′26.89″N 76°26′19.64″W / 44.2408028, -76.4387889
Purpose
1. War Memorial for members of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals 2. Memorial for members of the CAF Communications and Electronics (C&E) Branch who died as a result of their service.
Description
Mercury statue, cement base, four plaques
Inscription
1. To those in the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals who gave their lives for their country 2. To those in the Communications and Electronics Branch who died while in service of Canada
Installation/Dedication Date
06-Oct-62
Construction/Dedication Story
In 1962 over $30,000 was raised for construction of a fitting Signals War Memorial. A sod turning ceremony by the Princess Royal was held in June 1962 and the unveiling parade presided over by Governor General Georges Vanier was held on 6 October, 1962. On 26 June 2014 the memorial was rededicated to include members of the Communications and Electronics Branch who died as a result of their service.
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2 17-Jun-16
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Location
Behind Vimy Gate
Purpose

Description

Inscription

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Construction/Dedication Story
Dedicated by HRH The Princess Mary
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3 17-Jun-16
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Location
Blandford Camp (Royal Signals) SW England
Purpose

Description
RCCS
Inscription

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Rededicated
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4 17-Jun-16
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Location
Edmonton, Alberta
Purpose
NWT&Y
Description

Inscription

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5 17-Jun-16
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Location
Clinton, Ontario
Purpose
RCAF Memorial
Description

Inscription

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6 17-Jun-16
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Location
C&E Museum front
Purpose
Radar
Description

Inscription

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7 17-Jun-16
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Location
C&E Museum front
Purpose
Centennial
Description

Inscription

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Construction/Dedication Story
Dedicated in 2003 by HRH The Princess Anne
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8 17-Jun-16
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Location
C&E Museum front
Purpose
The Signallers Club of Canada
Description
Large Garnet stone, RCSigs (Queens Crown) hat badge, C&E hat badge, plaque
Inscription

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Construction/Dedication Story
Unveiled at the Club Members' Annual Meeting on 18 April 2004
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9 17-Jun-16
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Location
Kingston Ontario
Purpose
Pte Porter Memorial
Description

Inscription

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10 17-Jun-16
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Location
CFB Gagetown, Knowlton Hill
Purpose
5 Cdn Div SG Sig Sqn??
Description

Inscription
Knowlton Hill. Site of two years continuous RRB operation by 3 Signal Squadron
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11 17-Jun-16
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Good
Location
Hamilton, Ontario
Purpose
Commemorative memorial to Canadian Signallers particularly line crew
Description
Mobile line truck
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12 17-Jun-16
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Good
Location
Hamilton, Ontario
Purpose
Commemorative memorial to Canadian Signallers particularly radio operators
Description
Mobile radio van
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13 17-Jun-16
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Location

Purpose
Sig Crouse Memorial UNEF 1
Description
Brass , black background, RCSigs hat badge
Inscription
United Nations Emergency Force, Signalman Philip Crouse, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, 28th November 1941 - 20th August 1966, Lest We Forget
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14 17-Jun-16
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Location
Lantzville BC, north of Nanaimo
Purpose
Memorial for the 7 jumpers (4 Sigs and 3 RCR ) who died in 1968 in the Ottawa River
Description

Inscription

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15 17-Jun-16
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Location
CFB Petawawa
Purpose
Memorial for the 7 jumpers (4 Sigs and 3 RCR ) who died in 1968 in the Ottawa River
Description

Inscription

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16 17-Jun-16
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Location
CFJSR Entrance
Purpose

Description
Mercury Statue
Inscription

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17 17-Jun-16
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Location
From the Caserne in Lahr, current location?
Purpose
C&E Branch/Sigs
Description

Inscription

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18 Sir Major John "Jack" Gross 17-Jun-16
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Location
Royal Canadian Legion, Owen Sound
Purpose
Memorial for Sir Major John "Jack" Gross
Description
Photo, RCCS hat badge, text
Inscription
Extensive descriptions of his family life and service history plus anecdotes
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Construction/Dedication Story

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19 Corporal O’Quinn Boulevard 25-Jul-16
Condition Upkeep/Repair Pictures on File Contact
Good Maintained by the city of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL Yes
Location
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
Purpose
To honour a fallen soldier (Signaller), Corporal Kenneth Chad O'Quinn.
Description
Boulevard
Inscription
CORPORAL O'QUINN BLVD
Installation/Dedication Date
25-Jun-15 TBC
Construction/Dedication Story
“The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is honoured to dedicate our newest street in the memory of Corporal Kenneth Chad O’Quinn,” said Mayor Jamie Snook. “Corporal O’Quinn was a Labradorian and part of our community. Corporal O’Quinn Boulevard will be symbolic of heroism and our appreciation for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) for generations to come.”
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