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Credits and acknowledgements:

© All rights reserved. The King’s Own Calgary Regimental Cap Badge. Regimental Guidon, and uniforms reproduced with the permission of DND/CAF 2020.
© “Heroes Remember” videos of Troopers Stan Edwards and Elmer Cole courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada.
© Interviews of United Nations and Afghanistan Veterans courtesy of Mike Vernon.


The King’s Own Calgary Regimental Funds Foundation is thankful to the following:

  • Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, to whom the Regimental Family has been truly honoured to have as Colonel-in-Chief since 1 June 1953.
  • Veterans, serving soldiers, and their families of the King’s Own Calgary Regiment, the units it perpetuates, for sacrifices they have made so that we may enjoy our present-day freedoms and privileges.
  • Current and previous Honorary Colonels, who have provided the Regiment with their wisdom and financial support.
  • The family of Major Charbonneau, MC, for their ongoing and much needed financial and moral support.
  • The Canadian Armed Forces and 3rd Canadian Division Support Group for providing the world class venue at The Military Museums in Calgary, Alberta, as a home for the King’s Own Calgary Regiment Museum.
  • The Department of National Defence Directorate of History and Heritage for its ongoing support to the King’s Own Calgary Regimental Museum.
  • The King’s Own Calgary Regimental Association, and its predecessors, who have worked tirelessly and thanklessly on behalf Veterans and their families through two World Wars, many peacekeeping missions, and most recently the Afghanistan conflict.
  • The past and present donors, sponsors, volunteers of the King’s Own Calgary Regimental Museum who have given freely of their time and provided financial support since the 1920s to preserve the history of the Regiment and the stories of its soldiers and families.
  • To Valour Canada for its passion, initiative, technical genius, and hard work as a not-for-profit Canadian organization dedicated to telling the stories of our military history.