John Boileau

Retired colonel John Boileau served in the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps (RCAC) for 37 years and commanded Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians). In retirement, he was honorary colonel of the Halifax Rifles (RCAC) for 10 years. He is an author and a media commentator who specializes in military history and has written 600 articles and 14 books. Boileau was founding chair of the Halifax Military Heritage Preservation Society and chair of the National Council of Honorary Colonels. He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, a Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Vice-Regal Commendation and a Commander Canadian Army Commendation.

Articles by John Boileau

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Margaret Brooke
Original plan of the Toronto Purchase, 1787-1805.
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Toronto Purchase (Treaty 13)
Alexander George Edwin Smith
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Alexander George Edwin Smith
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John Shiwak
Royal Canadian Infantry School Badge
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Infantry
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David Kejick
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Canadian Peacekeepers in the Balkans
Major Paul Triquet, VC
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Paul Triquet, VC
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David Greyeyes-Steele
Tanks Arriving at Khandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, 2007
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Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)
Shannen Koostachin
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Shannen Koostachin
Treaties in Ontario
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Johnson-Butler Purchase
SS Caribou
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Sinking of the SS Caribou
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Sandra Perron
John Osborn
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John Osborn, VC
Treaties in Ontario
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Crawford Purchase
National Aboriginal Veterans Monument
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Willard Bolduc
Ian Bazalgette
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Ian Willoughby Bazalgette
James Gladstone
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James Gladstone
John Croak
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John Bernard Croak
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Louis Levi Oakes
David Hornell, VC
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David Ernest Hornell
Arthur Roy Brown, pilot
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Arthur Roy Brown
Clifford MacKay McEwen
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Clifford MacKay McEwen
Alan McLeod, VC
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Alan Arnett McLeod
Victoria Cross
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Thomas Ricketts, VC
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Arthur Herbert Lindsay Richardson, VC
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Canadian Peacekeepers in Haiti
Canada in Afghanistan
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Canadian Armed Forces
Halifax Memorial
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Robert Hampton Gray, VC
Charge of the Light Brigade
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Alexander Dunn, VC
Joseph Benjamin Keeper
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Joseph Benjamin Keeper
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Angela Chalmers
Battle of Batoche
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Battle of Batoche
Parliament Buildings
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Merchant Navy of Canada
Gordon Flowerdew, VC
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Gordon Flowerdew, VC
Hugh Cairns, VC
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Hugh Cairns, VC
Menin Gate
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Frederick Fisher, VC
Vimy Monument
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Coulson Norman Mitchell, VC
Dieppe Raid
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John Foote, VC
Dieppe Raid
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Charles Cecil Merritt, VC
David Currie, VC
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David Currie, VC
Charlie Martin
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Charlie Martin
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Gilbert Monture
Isabel Macneill
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Isabel Macneill
George McLean
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George McLean
Charles Henry Byce
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Charles Henry Byce
National Aboriginal Veterans Monument
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Leo Bouchard
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Léo Major
National Aboriginal Veterans Monument
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Samuel Glode
Huron Eldon Brant, 1943.
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Huron Brant
Edwin Victor Cook
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Edwin Victor Cook
Joey Angnatok
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Joey Angnatok
The Supreme Court of Canada
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Guerin Case
Dr. Nadine Caron
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Nadine Caron
107th cap badge
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107th Timber Wolf Battalion
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John Henry Yahba
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William A. White
Badge of The Royal Canadian Dragoons
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The Royal Canadian Dragoons