Regiment De Maisonneuve - Historic Places Days

Regiment De Maisonneuve

Montréal, Québec
Type
Military
Address
691 Rue Cathcart, Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
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Hours
Weekdays: 9:00-4:00
Phone
(514)283-4920

Regiment De Maisonneuve

Victoria Rifles Armoury

691 Cathcart Street

Montreal, Quebec H3B 1M7

 

Canada’s Register of Historic Places; Recognized – 1984

Register of the Government of Canada Heritage Buildings

Architecture

David Jerome Spence – 1933

Le Regiment de Maisonneuve is a Primary Reserve infantry

regiment of the Canadian Forces. The regiment is Canada’s twenty-sixth most senior reserve infantry regiment, and comprises one battalion serving as part of the Canadian Army Reserve

 

History

June 04, 1880 – This Reserve Force regiment originated in Montreal when the 85th Battalion of Infantry was authorized to be formed.

May 08, 1900 – It was redesignated as the ’85th Regiment’.

March 29, 1920 – Designated as ‘Le Régiment de Maisonneuve’.

November 07, 1940 – Designated as the ‘2nd (Reserve) Battalion,  Le Régiment de Maisonneuve’.

December 15, 1945 – Designated ‘Le Régiment de Maisonneuve’.

In November 2021, the Regiment escaped narrowly from a fire that destroyed two buildings directly behind on St. Catherine St.

The direct area suffered for almost six months from a terrible resulting from the fire.

 

Reference:

 

Website

https://www.rdemais.com

Facebook

https://m.facebook.com/RdeMaisonneuve

Instagram

https://instagram.com/regiment_de_maisonneuve?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

Parks Canada https://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/dfhd/page_fhbro_eng.aspx?id=2377

 

This listing was created by Joanna A on July 21, 2022.  Please confirm details at the site’s own website before planning your visit. Are you the owner/operator of this historic place? Would you like to make changes to this listing? Please contact us at historicplacesdays@nationaltrustcanada.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amenities

  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

691 Rue Cathcart, Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
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