Armoury Fire

Norbert Cole

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Norbert Cole brought the QCT a copy of a photo taken between 1953 and 1956 at the Quebec Armoury, while he was serving with the Royal Rifles of Canada. He recalled good times with the regiment. This group photo is online at www.qctonline.com/node/675, where you can zoom in and view the faces. Among them are decorated officers, veterans of Hong Kong and other battles fought.

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Former Royal Rifles of Canada mourn the lost of the armoury

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

A building of great historical significance was destroyed leaving crumbling walls, smouldering ashes and a host of memories in the smoking ruins. The Quebec City Armoury (Le Manège Militaire de Quebec) burned Friday night, April 4, 2008. Only its skeletal remains stand stark against grey skies.

Air cadets lose home before scheduled sleepover at Armoury

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Les Voltigeurs save their drums and some of museum contents

Musicians determined to perform despite loss of instruments and uniforms

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

True to their training, members of Quebec’s Les Voltigeurs regiment remained courageous during and after their home, Quebec City’s Armoury was badly destroyed in a massive fire on the evening of Friday, April 4.

Royal Rifles of Canada heritage housed in Armoury

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