National, Commonwealth & Foreign Recognition2021-08-01T23:48:23-04:00

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 The Honourable R.A. Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC OStJ CD
  • Brigadier The Honourable C.M. Drury PC OC CBE DSO QC
  • Colonel The Honourable J.R Matheson OC KStJ CD QC
  • Lieutenant-Colonel The Honourable 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
  • Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel I. d’Entremont CM ONS

Order of Military Merit

Commander

  • Lieutenant-General J. Arp CMM CD
  • Lieutenant-General S.A. Beare CMM MSC MSM 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 The Honourable R.A. Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC OStJ CD
  • Major-General J.S.S.D. Fortin CMM MSC 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 MStJ CD

Officer

  • Major-General J.J.A. Doucet OMM 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 MSM CD
  • Colonel J.D. Briscoe OMM CD
  • Colonel K.R. Cotton OMM CD
  • Colonel G.F. Dame OMM MSM CD
  • Colonel R.G. Elrick OMM CD
  • Colonel T.J. Guiler OMM CD
  • Colonel M-C. E. Harvey OMM CD
  • Colonel S.C. Hetherington OMM MSC CD
  • Colonel E.H. Rowe OMM CD
  • Colonel C.R. Simonds 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 MStJ 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 I J.F.L. Simard OMM CD
  • Warrant Officer Class I L.J. Vallee OMM MM CD

Member

  • Major 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 B.J. Lougheed MMM CD
  • Captain J.L.M.A. Mounton 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 J.J.G. Aubé MMM MStJ 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 C.E.J. Léger 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 R.S. Patterson MMM 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 (Master Gunner) R.N. Raymond MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer S.A. Rice MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) C.A. Rigby MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer N. Roberge 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) A.G. Todd MMM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) D.L. Tomaso 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 S. Clouthier 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 I.M.R. Corbeil MMM CD
  • Warrant Officer J.D. Hawtin MMM CD
  • Warrant Officer K.T. Johnson MMM MSM CD
  • Sergeant L. Imamovic MMM CD
  • Sergeant N.C.A. Senff 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 and Dame Grand Cross

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

Knight/Dame of Justice or Grace

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

Commander

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

Officer

  • Major-General The Honourable R.A. Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC OStJ CD
  • Brigadier-General R.G. Heitshu OStJ CD
  • Colonel D.B. Walton OMM OStJ CD
  • Colonel J.P. Jeffries OStJ CD
  • Captain R.L. Green OStJ CD
  • Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel D.R. Rae OStJ CD

Serving Member

  • Brigadier-General C.E. Beattie CMM MStJ CD
  • Colonel G.E. Burton MStJ CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.W. Elliott OMM MStJ CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel M.D. McKay MStJ CD AdeC
  • Major M.T.A. Calnan MStJ CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer J.J.G. Aubé MMM MStJ CD

Esquire

  • Major Rod Matheson EsqStJ CD

Provincial Orders

National Order of Québec

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

Saskatchewan Order of Merit

  • Bombardier Elder Antoine Cote SOM
  • Honorary Colonel The Honourable V. Schofield SOM SVM CD

Order of Ontario

  • Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel T.J. Bitove OOnt

Order of British Columbia

  • Captain E.J. Hughes CM OBC

Order of Nova Scotia

  • Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel I. d’Entremont CM ONS

Order of New Brunswick

  • Captain R. Kokkonen ONB CD

National Decorations

Meritorious Service Cross

  • Lieutenant-General S.A. Beare CMM MSC MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-General The Honourable 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 J.S.S.D. Fortin OMM MSC CD
  • Major-General J.A. MacInnis CMM MSC CD
  • Colonel G.J. Oehring MSC CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.C. Hetherington MSC CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.J. Hunter MSC MSM CD
  • Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) M.L. McDonald MMM MSC CD

Medal of Bravery

  • Major 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 G.F. Dame MSM CD
  • Colonel J.S. Dubois MSM CD
  • Colonel J.S. Dumas MSM CD
  • Colonel J.F. Duval MSM CD
  • Colonel B.M.V. Giroux MSM CD
  • Colonel L. Hammond MSM CD
  • Colonel J.D.S. Masson MSM CD
  • Colonel P.J. Williams MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.E. Allen MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel T.J. Bishop MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.M.A.L. Dufour MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.T. Hatton MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.J. Lyttle MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel N.S. Roby MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel T.S. Scharlach MSM CD
  • Major I. W. Anderson MSM CD
  • Major L.K. St. George MSM CD
  • Major R. Holah MSM CD
  • Major S.J. Hunter MSM CD
  • Captain D.D. Cyr MSM CD
  • Captain N.K.S. Goddard 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
  • Warrant Officer K.T. Johnson 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 MStJ CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel M.D. McKay MStJ CD AdeC
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.G. Stowell CD
  • Major J.D. Barrett CD
  • Captain (ret’d) R.J. Banks CD
  • Master Warrant Officer M.H. Kehoe CD
  • Honorary Colonel B.J. Coleman

Mention in Dispatches

  • Major V.A. De Waal CD
  • Captain I.M-E. Begin CD
  • Master Warrant Officer D.W. Downard CD
  • Master Warrant Officer R.J. Montague MMM CD
  • Sergeant S.J.Y. Belval CD
  • Master Bombardier I.M.R. Corbeil

Chief of the Defence Staff Commendation

  • Brigadier-General J.J. Selbie OMM CD
  • Colonel L.H.P.S. Boucher CD
  • Colonel F.K. LaForge CD
  • Colonel G.W. Ivey MSM CD
  • Colonel J.D.S. Masson MSM CD
  • Colonel B.W.G. McPherson CD
  • Colonel I.A. Miezitis CD
  • Colonel J.J. Richard 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 G.F. Dame CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel M.J. Draho CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.S. Dunn CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.K. Fortin CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.A. Heer CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D.B. Jones CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel M.D. McKay MStJ CD AdeC
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D.B. Prendergast CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel N.S. Roby MSM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.D. Smid MMM MB CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.T. Stimpson CD
  • Major A.G. Charchuck CD
  • Major C.D. Comeau 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 S.J. Hunter MSM CD
  • Major B.C. Insley CD
  • Major B.H. Kelly CD
  • Major P.L. Plemel CD
  • Major M.W. Riopelle CD
  • Major C.S. Sines
  • 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
  • Warrant Officer P.G. McIntyre CD
  • Master Bombardier N.J. Morrell CD
  • Bombardier E.W. Cornect

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

  • Brigadier-General W.W. Turner CD
  • Colonel A. Britton Smith CM MC CD QC
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.F.D. MacIsaac CD QC
  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.A. Spencer CD
  • Captain J.S. Hermon
  • Warrant Officer Class II G. Chow CD
  • Private C. Davis
  • G.G. Fowlow
  • T.K. Moynihan
  • R. Reierson
  • M. Smith

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

  • Major M. Lavoie CD

Germany

Order of Merit – Commander’s Cross

  • Lieutenant-Colonel R.A. Spencer CD

German Armed Forces Silver Cross of Honour

  • Major J.P.F. Lepine CD

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Meritorious Service Medal

  • Major-General J.S.S.D. Fortin OMM CD
  • 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
  • Lieutenant-General The Honourable R.A. Dallaire OC CMM GOQ MSC CD
  • Major-General J.S.S.D. Fortin OMM CD
  • Major-General S.C. Hetherington OMM MSC CD
  • Major-General A.J. Howard CMM MSM CD
  • Brigadier-General B.W.G. McPherson CD

Bronze Star

  • Major-General S.C. Hetherington OMM MSC CD
  • Colonel L.H.P.S. Boucher CD
  • Colonel K.R. Cotton OMM 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
  • Major J.G. Brownridge CD
  • Major A.W. Prymack

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 G.F. Dame CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel A.M. Dejacolyn CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.F. Gallagher MMM CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel C.A. Gillis CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel B.C. Insley CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel S.A.A. Johnson CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.G. Pospolita CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel J.J. Schamehorn CD
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D.W. Smith CD
  • Major F.L.J.P. Dorris CD
  • Major S.L. Hewitt CD
  • Major D.M. Kenny CD
  • Major M. 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
  • Chief Warrant Officer C.P. Rusk MMM MSM CD

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