National, Commonwealth & Foreign Recognition2019-12-05T21:05:12+00:00

National, Commonwealth & Foreign Recognition

The purpose of this page is to record the recognition of exceptional service rendered by members of The Royal Regiment since the inception of the Order of Canada in 1967.  Omissions or errors should be brought to the attention of RHQ RCA for correction.

National Orders

Order of Canada

Companion

  • Lieutenant-General G.G. Simonds CC CB CBE DSO CD
  • Colonel The Honourable G.A. Drew PC CC VD CD
  • Captain The Right Honourable R.G.B. Dickson PC CC KStJ CD
  • Captain The Right Honourable J.A.C. Lamer PC CC CD
  • Captain The Honourable Mr. Justice R.A. Ritchie CC
  • The Honourable Mr. Justice G.E. Le Dain CC QC
  • The Honourable Mr. Justice W.R. McIntyre CC

Officer

  • Lieutenant-General R.A. Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC CD
  • Brigadier The Honourable C.M. Drury PC OC CBE DSO QC
  • Colonel J.R Matheson OC CD QC
  • Lieutenant-Colonel The Honourable Mr. Justice Julien Chouinard OC CD QC
  • Captain Simon Reisman OC
  • Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel V. Timmons OC

Member

  • Brigadier G.E. Beament OBE, CM GCStJ ED CD QC
  • Colonel S.A. Magnacca CM ED CD
  • Colonel B. Shapiro CM CD
  • Colonel A. Britton Smith CM MC CD QC
  • Major Tetsuo (Ted) Itani CM CD
  • Captain G.G. Blackburn CM MC
  • Captain E.J. Hughes CM OBC

Order of Military Merit

Commander

  • Lieutenant-General J. Arp CMM CD
  • Lieutenant-General S.A. Beare CMM MSC MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-General R.A. Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC CD
  • Lieutenant-General M.K. Jeffery CMM CD
  • Lieutenant-General A.B. Leslie CMM MSC MSM CD PC MP
  • Lieutenant-General M.N. Rouleau CMM MSC CD
  • Major-General D.R. Baker CMM CD
  • Major-General A.J. Howard CMM MSM CD
  • Major-General J.A. MacInnis CMM MSC CD
  • Major-General S.T. McDonald CMM CD
  • Brigadier-General C.E. Beattie CMM SBStJ CD

Officer

  • Major-General J.J.A. Doucet OMM CD
  • Major-General J.S.S.D. Fortin OMM CD
  • Major-General S.C. Hetherington OMM MSC CD
  • Brigadier-General J.H.L.C. Archambault OMM CD
  • Brigadier-General E.B. Beno OMM CD
  • Brigadier-General J.J. Selbie OMM CD
  • Colonel T.J. Bishop OMM MSC CD
  • Colonel J.D. Briscoe OMM CD
  • Colonel R.G. Elrick OMM CD
  • Colonel T.J. Guiler OMM CD
  • Colonel E.H. Rowe OMM CD
  • Colonel J.H. Turnbull OMM EM CD
  • Colonel D.B. Walton OMM OStJ CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D.B. Crowe OMM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.W. Elliott OMM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel L. Jensen OMM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel G.M. Walker OMM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.S. Wilson OMM CD
  • Major J.M.Y. Grossinger OMM CD
  • Major R.A.H. Nicholson OMM CD
  • Warrant Officer Class 1 J.F.L. Simard OMM CD
  • Warrant Officer Class 1 L.J. Vallee OMM MM CD

Member

  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.D. Smid MMM MB CD
  • Major S.F. Gallagher MMM CD
  • Major J.J. Goetz MMM MB CD
  • Major L.R. Mader MMM CD
  • Captain C.J. Barth MMM CD
  • Captain M.F. Bonnet MMM CD
  • Captain A. Bouchard MMM CD
  • Captain L. Doucet MMM CD
  • Captain D.P. Gayton MMM CD
  • Captain K.T. Johnson MMM MSM CD
  • Captain B.J. Lougheed MMM CD
  • Captain H.J. Rice MMM CD
  • Captain C.W. Roeder MMM CD
  • Captain M.R. Sauvé MMM CD
  • Captain R.J. Van Slyke MMM CD
  • Captain H.S. Walker MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.M.G. Angel MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) R.J. Beaudry MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.A.A. Boivin MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer M.G. Campbell MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) R.A. Douglas MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.R. Flanagan MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.G.M. Gabanna MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer T. Gilks MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer D. Giroux MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer D.A. Guttin MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.J.C. Hautcoeur MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer G.E. Hoegi MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer R.B. Howell MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer T.G. Jacob MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.G. Jordan MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer A.J. Lavigne MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer A.S. Leblanc MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer W.E. Lundrigan MMM MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer R.W. MacDiarmid MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer G.N. Malcolm MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer W.I. Martens MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) M.L. McDonald MMM MSC CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) D.J. Meehan MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) J.R. Melanson MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer D.E. Milligan MMM MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer R.J. Montague MMM MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer D.D. Paul MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer C.F. Pollock MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.A.M. Provencher MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer S.A. Rice MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) R.N. Raymond MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) D.H. Robinson MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer P.E. Rochon MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer C.P. Rusk MMM MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.P.J.C. Senecal MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer E.P. Smith MMM MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer D.V. Tibbel MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) N.D. Walker MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) D.E. Wall MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer S.G. Witt MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer R.R. Wynn MMM CD
  • Master Warrant Officer J.M. Aucoin MMM, CD
  • Master Warrant Officer T.B. Buchanan MMM CD
  • Master Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) J.N.P. Crepeau MMM CD
  • Master Warrant Officer J.G.E. Normand MMM CD
  • Master Warrant Officer P.J. Pinel MMM CD
  • Master Warrant Officer D.L. Robichaud MMM CD
  • Master Warrant Officer R.W. Smith MMM CD
  • Master Warrant Officer J. Tomlinson MMM CD
  • Warrant Officer J.D. Hawtin MMM CD
  • Sergeant L. Imamovic MMM CD
  • Sergeant K.A. Wheatland MMM CD
  • Master Bombardier E.O Morrell MMM CD

Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem

Bailiff Grand Cross

  • Brigadier G.E. Beament OBE, CM GCStJ ED CD QC

Knight

  • Major N.L. Stewart KStJ CD
  • Captain The Right Honourable R.G.B. Dickson CC KStJ CD PC
  • Honorary Colonel J.M. Cody KStJ CD

Commander

  • Colonel S.A. Magnacca CM CStJ ED CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel H.P. Mundell CStJ CD
  • Hononary Colonel R.J. Felstead CStJ CD

Officer

  • Brigadier General R.G. Heitshu OStJ CD
  • Colonel D.B. Walton OMM OStJ CD
  • Colonel J.P. Jeffries OStJ CD
  • Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel D.R. Rae OStJ CD

Serving Brother

  • Brigadier-General C.E. Beattie CMM SBStJ CD
  • Colonel G.E. Burton SBStJ CD
  • Major M.T.A. Calnan SBStJ CD

Provincial Orders

Ordre national du Québec

  • Lieutenant-General R.A. Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC CD

Saskatchewan Order of Merit

  • Elder Antoine Cote SOM
  • Honorary Colonel The Honourable Vaughn Schofield SOM SVM CD

Order of Ontario

  • Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel T.J. Bitove OOnt

Order of British Columbia

  • Captain E.J. Hughes CM OBC

National Decorations

Meritorious Service Cross

  • Lieutenant-General S.A. Beare CMM MSC MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-General R.A. Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC CD
  • Lieutenant-General A.B. Leslie CMM MSC MSM CD PC MP
  • Lieutenant-General M.N. Rouleau OMM MSC CD
  • Major-General S.C. Hetherington OMM MSC CD
  • Major-General J.A. MacInnis CMM MSC CD
  • Colonel S.J. Hunter MSC MSM CD
  • Colonel G.J. Oehring MSC CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) M.L. McDonald MMM MSC CD

Medal of Bravery

  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.D. Smid MMM MB CD
  • Major J.J. Goetz MMM MB CD
  • Master Bombardier M.J. Hackbart MB

Meritorious Service Medal

  • Lieutenant-General S.A. Beare CMM MSC MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-General A.B. Leslie CMM MSC MSM CD PC MP
  • Major-General A.J. Howard CMM MSM CD
  • Brigadier-General D.A. Patterson MSM CD
  • Colonel T.J. Bishop OMM MSM CD
  • Colonel J.F. Duval MSM CD
  • Colonel L. Hammond MSM CD
  • Colonel S.J. Hunter MSC MSM CD
  • Colonel P.J. Williams MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.E. Allen MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.M.A.L. Dufour MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.J. Lyttle MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel N.S. Roby MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel T. Scharlach MSM CD
  • Captain D.D. Cyr MSM CD
  • Captain N.K.S. Goddard MSM CD
  • Captain K.T. Johnson MMM MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer R.J. Montague, MMM MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer C.P. Rusk MMM MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer E.P. Smith MMM MSM CD
  • Honorary Colonel S. Gregory MSM
  • Honorary Colonel J.K.F. Irving MSM

Other National Recognition

Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

  • Colonel G.E. Burton CD
  • Lieutenant Colonel R.G. Stowell CD
  • Honorary Colonel The Honourable Vaughn Schofield SOM SVM CD

Mention in Dispatches

  • Major V.A. De Wall CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer R.J. Montague MMM MSM CD
  • Master Warrant Officer D.W. Downard

Chief of the Defence Staff Commendation

  • Brigadier-General B.W.G. McPherson CD
  • Brigadier-General J.J. Selbie OMM CD
  • Colonel L.H.P.S. Boucher CD
  • Colonel S.J. Hunter MSC MSM CD
  • Colonel F.K. LaForge CD
  • Colonel G.W. Ivey MSM CD
  • Colonel J.D.S. Masson CD
  • Colonel I.A. Miezitis CD
  • Colonel C.G. Simonds CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.E.C.P. Beauchamp CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel I.M-E. Begin CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel K.L.A. Bouckaert CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.F. Claveau CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel M.J. Draho CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.S. Dunn CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.K. Fortin CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D.B. Jones CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel M.D. McKay CD AdeC
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.D. Smid MMM MB  CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.T. Stimpson CD
  • Major A.|G. Charchuck CD
  • Major S.J. Destrempes CD
  • Major J.J.G. Garant CD
  • Major F.H. Gould CD
  • Major J.J.J.R. Gratton CD
  • Major B. Insley CD
  • Major P.L. Plemel CD
  • Major M.W. Riopelle CD
  • Major C.F. Walker CD
  • Captain W.A. Baxter CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.A.M. Provencher MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer S.A. Rice MMM CD
  • Master-Bombardier N.J. Morrell CD

Commonwealth

United Kingdom

Member of the Order of the British Empire

  • Major L.C. Adkins MBE CD

Foreign

Afghanistan

Ghazi Mir Bacha Khan Medal

  • Major-General A.J. Howard CMM MSM CD

France

Officier de la Légion d’honneur

  • Lieutenant-General S.A. Beare CMM MSC MSM CD

Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur

  • Colonel A. Britton Smith CM MC CD QC
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.F.D. MacIsaac CD QC

Médaille de la Défense nationale – Bronze (Barette Armée de Terre)

  • Major Michel Lavoie CD

Germany

German Armed Forces Silver Cross of Honour

  • Major J.P.F. Lepine CD

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Meritorious Service Medal

  • Brigadier-General J.J. Selbie OMM CD

United States of America

Officer of the Legion of Merit

  • Lieutenant-General S.A. Beare CMM MSC MSM CD
  • Major-General A.J. Howard CMM MSM CD
  • Major-General J.S.S.D. Fortin OMM CD
  • Brigadier-General B.W.G. McPherson OMM CD

Bronze Star

  • Major-General S.C. Hetherington OMM MSC CD
  • Colonel L.H.P.S. Boucher CD
  • Colonel I.A. Miezitis CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.C. Wilson CD
  • Major S.J. Kuervers CD

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.S. Dunn CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.A. Heer CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.J. Lyttle MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel M.P. Williams CD

Meritorious Service Medal – First Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.J. Schamehorn CD
  • Major N.J. Williams CD

Meritorious Service Medal

  • Brigadier-General L.P. McGarry CD
  • Colonel J.F. Duval MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D.R. Crabbe CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel A.M. Dejacolyn CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.F.Gallagher MMM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel C.A. Gillis CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.A.A. Johnson CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.J. Schamehorn CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D.W. Smith CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.G. Pospolita CD
  • Major S.L. Hewitt CD
  • Major D.M. Kenny CD
  • Major Michel Lavoie CD
  • Major T.K. Michelsen CD
  • Major R.A.H. Nicholson OMM CD
  • Major N.J. Williams CD
  • Major M.G. Wilson CD
  • Captain L.C. Schutte CD

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