Richard Tilson

Amica at Bearbrook

Canadian Army – Lord Strathcona’s Horse Regiment – Served 4 years

Richard was a member of Lord Strathcona’s Horse regiment in the Canadian Army for 4 years. He completed his training in Ottawa and at Camp Borden and was deployed to England, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands.

As a Private, Richard’s duties were many and varied, including combat roles and as a driver to a Colonel. After his return home, his service remained pivotal to his life as he and his wife’s social life remained centred around the Royal Canadian Legion.