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Barrie Armoury, Essa, Barrie, Ontario, Canada

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Location Category ID: 8270
Added to Database: 18 March 2014
Last Edited: 18 March 2014
Address: 37 Parkside Drive, Barrie, ON L4N 1W8
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Other Links: Wikimapia
Wikipedia – Grey and Simcoe Foresters
Latitude, Longitude: 44.388678 , -79.696646
Location Accuracy: 7
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Barrie Armoury is the Regimental HQ of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters, a Reserve Force infantry unit that is part of 32 Canadian Brigade Group. One company is based here; the other is based at Owen Sound Armoury in Owen Sound, Ontario. (Source:
Barrie Armoury is associated with the provision of drill halls for the active volunteer Militia in Canada, specifically under Sam Hughes, Minister of Militia and Defence from 1911 to 1916. It is built of red brick trimmed with limestone details. Lecture rooms, storage facilities and administration offices surround a large drill hall. (Source:

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August 2008

1: Overview

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Location Photo ID: 910
Added: 18 March 2014
Views: 51
Has Priority: 0


Armoury sign
2: Armoury sign

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Location Photo ID: 911
Added: 18 March 2014
Views: 39
Has Priority: 0