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'''Activities:''' The UNB Contingent supplied the Guard of Honour for the openings of the New Brunswick Provincial Legislature.
 
'''Activities:''' The UNB Contingent supplied the Guard of Honour for the openings of the New Brunswick Provincial Legislature.
  
During the [[The Second World War at UNB|Second World War]] the C.O.T.C. increased in size and importance reaching the highest membership total since being founded during the First World War. In the summer of 1940 the C.O.T.C. travelled to [[Military Training Camps|Camp Sussex]] for two weeks to train. For the following fall semester the college time-table was revised to provide more time for training and participation became compulsory for all male students registered at UNB. The University began to give credit for "Military Subjects" such as Signaling and Artillery. The C.O.T.C. benefitted from the new [[Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium|Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium]], which provided space for an Orderly Room, Quartermaster Store-Room, Arms Room, Rifle Range, and Drill Hall.</span>
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During the [[The Second World War at UNB|Second World War]] the C.O.T.C. increased in size and importance reaching the highest membership total since being founded during the First World War. In the summer of 1940 the C.O.T.C. travelled to [[Military Training Camps|Camp Sussex]] for two weeks to train. For the following fall semester the college time-table was revised to provide more time for training and participation became compulsory for all male students registered at UNB. The University began to give credit for "Military Subjects" such as Signaling and Artillery. The C.O.T.C. benefitted from the new [[Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium|Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium]], which provided space for an Orderly Room, Quartermaster Store-Room, Arms Room, Rifle Range, and Drill Hall.&lt;/span&gt;
  
 
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Revision as of 07:50, 17 July 2014

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Name: C.O.T.C. Officers

Previous/other names: Canadian Officers' Training Corps

Prominent date(s) of activity: 1915 -

History: The Canadian Officers' Training Corps was established in Fredericton by a decree published in the General Orders dated 15 November, 1915.

Activities: The UNB Contingent supplied the Guard of Honour for the openings of the New Brunswick Provincial Legislature.

During the Second World War the C.O.T.C. increased in size and importance reaching the highest membership total since being founded during the First World War. In the summer of 1940 the C.O.T.C. travelled to Camp Sussex for two weeks to train. For the following fall semester the college time-table was revised to provide more time for training and participation became compulsory for all male students registered at UNB. The University began to give credit for "Military Subjects" such as Signaling and Artillery. The C.O.T.C. benefitted from the new Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium, which provided space for an Orderly Room, Quartermaster Store-Room, Arms Room, Rifle Range, and Drill Hall.</span>

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Source(s):

  • Up the Hill, 1938, Organizations.
  • Up the Hill, 1940, Organizations.
  • Up the Hill, 1941, Organizations.
  • Up the Hill, 1947, Organizations.


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