Historic Images of South-western Alberta
ROCKY MOUNTAIN RANGERS IN COLUMN FORMATION
Rocky Mountain Rangers in Column, near Scholten's Hill in Medicine Hat, May-June 1885
Rocky Mountain Rangers in Medicine Hat
L-R: Henry Boyle, Edward Gilpin Brown, unidentified, Lord Richard Boyle, Major John Stewart, J.G. "Kootenai" Brown, during North West Rebellion, 1885
THE TWIN BUTTE BOYS
Members of the 13th Canadian Mounted Rifles recruited from the Twin Butte area, south of Pincher Creek
13th CANADIAN MOUNTED RIFLES, "A" SQUADRON
Draft from A Squadron, 13th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Calgary 1915
UNIDENTIFIED ROCKY MOUNTAIN RANGER
A member of the Rocky Mountain Rangers poses in typical military mufti. Only the shape of the hat was consistent in RMR uniforms.
The Rocky Mountain Rangers were raised in Southern Alberta for the defence of the range country in the 1885 Northwest Rebellion. A third of the unit derived from Pincher Creek, as did the unit's command structure.
MILITARY PARADE WHEELS NORTH FROM MAIN STREET ONTO BRIDGE AVENUE
Military Recruits in Full Dress Parade, ca. 1914
Military Recruits in formation on East Avenue. Note that rank and file are still in civilian dress
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