History of the Corps
Number 1112 W.D.
Lowe Technical School Cadet Corps was formed on December
29,1923 and was sponsored by The Windsor Board of Education
and affiliated with the Windsor Regiment (22nd Armoured
Regiment). The Corps changed it's name over the years; Windsor-Walkerville
Technical School Cadet Battalion, W.D. Lowe Vocational School
Cadet Corps and The Windsor Regiment (RCAC) Cadet Corps.
In 1984, Ambassador Branch 143, Royal Canadian Legion became
In 1985, 1112
Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps was amalgamated with 2828
RCACC (Riverside) and its Flag was retired. The combined
Corps paraded out of the Major. F. A. Tilston VC, CD Armouries
in downtown Windsor.
The number 1112
was gone, but not forgotten. At the instigation of Branch
261 Royal Canadian Legion, Tecumseh, in 1990, the number
1112 was resurrected and given to this new Corps.
To Command this
new Army Cadet Corps, the services of [then] CWO R. Embury
of The Windsor Regiment were enlisted and CWO Embury became
Captain Embury, [1st] Commanding Officer, 1112 Royal Canadian
Army Cadet Corps (Tecumseh). Upon completion of his tenure
as Commanding Officer in 1994, Captain Embury turned over
command to Captain J. McAree. One year later, Captain McAree
turned over Command to Captain D. Schatz. Four years later,
Command of this Corps was turned over to Captain J. Bennett.
In January of 2002, as a result of the death of Captain Bennett,
Captain Schatz was called back out of retirement to again
Command this Corps. Captain
AJ. Langlois, CD then became the fifth Commanding Officer
of new 1112 RCACC, in 2003. On
19 February 2008, Captain
PJ Ryan, CD took command of the Corps. Captain Ryan served a for six years as the CO and turned over Command to Lieutenant (Navy) JMR Desnoyers CD on 10 June 2014.
During the years,
the Cadets of 1112 RCACC have participated in a myriad of
activities, ranging from shooting, Cadet Challenge (Skill-At-Arms)
competitions, First Aid, Cold Weather indoctrination, Orienteering,
and canoe training as well as many Corps sponsored events.
This Corps' Cadets have managed to take the championship
not once, but twice at the area Cadet Challenge (Skill-At-Arms)
and in 2001, added a third place medal. 1112 RCACC have
placed third in the WOA Drill Competition, second in the
WOA small-bore competition, and first in the WOA Air Rifle
Competition beating all other competing Corps in Essex County
in all of these events.
Cadet Honour Code
"I resolve, as a member of the
Royal Canadian Army Cadets, that I shall aspire to become
a citizen of the highest integrity in my community. I shall
strive for success in my studies, to be considerate of all
persons and their property, and to achieve the highest physical,
mental, spiritual and moral standards as a Citizen of Canada."