On December 7th, 2014, members of the 100th Regiment Historical Society visited the Canadian War Museum.
Pictured in front of the War of 1812 exhibit in Gallery 1 are (Left to Right) Pivate Cronkite, Lance Corporal Praill, Private Racette, and Serjeant Sinka.
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Article clipping from the Stittsville News (2014-11-27) covering the Nov 23rd drop in day at the Richmond Memorial Community Centre.
On November 25th, members of the 100th Regiment were on hand at the Canadian War Museum in support of the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Archaeology Society.
Dr. Ronald F. Williamson gave a lecture on 'Pain, Suffering and Death at Snake Hill'.
"The Snake Hill military cemetery was established during the American occupation of Old Fort Erie in 1814. Historical research and scientific analyses of the remains have resulted in a remarkably detailed picture of life and death during the War of 1812, especially of the pain and suffering experienced by the American casualties of the Siege of Fort Erie."
In 1814, members of the 100th Regiment were in the fort's garrison prior to the Battle of Chippewa and were also present during the siege.
As an interesting note, Dr. Williamson mentioned that during excavation, a 100th Regiment button was found in the pocket of one of the American burials.
A quick picture before opening with (l to r) Serjeant Sinka, Ian Badgley (NCC Archeologist), Dr. Ronald F. Williamson, Private Racette
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Members of the 100th Regiment accompanied the Goulbourn Township Historical Society float in the 2014 Richmond Fair Parade. The float won 'Best in Parade'.
Pictured (l to r) Private Racette, Lance Corporal Praill, Serjeant Sinka, and Drummer Geddes.
On August 4th, 2014, the 100th Regiment held its first ceremony to present Certificates of Attestation & Qualification. These were presented by Mayor Watson to members of the Historical Interpretation Program.
Pictured (l to r) are Private Cronkite, Lance Corporal Praill, Mayor Watson, Drummer Geddes, and Serjeant Sinka
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