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1871 - Capt. W.R. Bell at Wimbledon

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Major Bell: fourth from left, front standing row, with badge on sash. Then Captain W.R. Bell was a marksman and participated in the Canadian contingent to shoot at Wimbledon, England in 1871.

SOURCES:

photo source: The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada pg 77

http://www.archive.org/stream/queensrifles00chamuoft#page/76/mode/2up

(1872 date appears in this text also)
http://www.archive.org/stream/canadianmagazin11unkngoog#page/n344/mode/2up

Welcoming Volunteers from Canada
http://www.archive.org/stream/cihm_12786#page/n23/mode/2up

Princess Louise presents badges to the Canadian Team and purse to Colonel Skinner
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=BH18711011.2.26&e=-------10--1----0-all

A bit of controversy, p. 103 and 1037 : Controversy

Forest and Stream (pg 92) Sir Peter Tait Cup 1871: Forest and Streem

Men and Women of the Time:a handbook of Canadian biography with living characters

http://www.archive.org/stream/canadianmenwomen00morguoft#page/88/mode/2up

'Crack Shot Volunteers' photo source : Crack Shot

RESEARCH BY:

Michelle Cabana, Saskatoon, Sask. and Frank Korvemaker, Regina.