Fonds Fonds 117 - Glenn W. Nordick fonds

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Glenn W. Nordick fonds

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PPCLI Fonds 117

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  • 1990-1994 (Creation)
    Nordick, Glenn W.

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0.5 cm of textual records. - 13 photographs

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Glenn W. Nordick was born in Kamsack, Saskatchewan and completed his secondary education in Kamloops, BC. He attended Royal Roads Military College in Victoria, BC and Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario, graduating in 1977. He served with the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (1PPCLI) in Calgary, Cyprus, and West Germany. In 1985 he was promoted to Major, and he subsequently commanded two companies of 3PPCLI. He served at National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa and, during the Gulf War, at Headquarters Canadian Forces Middle East in Manama, Bahrain. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, he commanded 3PPCLI during its 1992-1993 deployment to Croatia. In 1999 he was placed in command of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group in Edmonton. He became a Brigadier General in 2001, in command of the Canadian Land Force Command and Staff College in Kingston. In September 2005 he was appointed Chief of Defence Intelligence, and in January 2007 he retired from the Canadian Armed Forces. Among his decorations were the Meritorious Service Cross, awarded for his leadership in Croatia, and the Order of Military Merit. In 1976 he married Cherillynn Theriault of Victoria, and they had three daughters, Tara, Brandy, and Chloe.

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The fonds consists of a report by LCol Nordick of his expedition to the battlefields of Kuwait immediately after the Gulf War to acquire artifacts for the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Museum and Archives; and photographs documenting the expedition, including one showing (then) Major Nordick.

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Presented by LCol Glenn W. Nordick, 1994.


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