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Command Appointment Composite Marine Battalion 1812 Naval Commemorative Event To

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  • larrylozon
    ============================== TO: CROWN FORCES NORTH AMERICA Unit Commanders, Please inform your members ============================== I am ordered to
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      TO:

      "CROWN FORCES NORTH AMERICA"

      Unit Commanders,

      Please inform your members

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      I am ordered to forward the following

      L. Lozon ~ AdC
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      Naval Establishments
      Crown Forces North America

      General Signal
      22nd July, 2010

      Command Appointment
      Composite Marine Battalion
      1812 Naval Commemorative Event
      Toronto 2012

      The Naval Establishments are pleased to indicate that a special Composite Marine Battalion is to be created for the proposed Toronto 2012 War of 1812 commemorative event, to provide marine detachments for service afloat and ashore during the event, and to include the 1812 Drums.

      Commanding Officer of the Composite Marine Battalion is to be Peter Twist, Esquire.

      Crown Forces units to be invited to provide detachments for this battalion are to include the Royal Marines; the 41st and 49th Foot; the Royal Newfoundland Regiment; the Canadian Fencible Regiment; the Drums; and other formations as the Battalion Commander shall see fit.

      It is intended that members of the Battalion will receive support in all respects equal to that to be offered to boats' crews and other participating members of the Naval Establishments.

      It is further intended that a Naval Gun Battery for service jettyside shall be created, and the appointment of a Battery Commander and Deputy Commander shall be made at a later date.

      I have the Honour to be,
      Gentlemen,
      Yours with great Regard

      Victor Suthren

      Commodore pro tem
      Naval Establishments
      Crown Forces North America

      GOD SAVE THE KING.
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