Don Smith

Cornwall’s Historic Army Training Camp Exhibit

Cornwall’s Historic Army Training Camp Exhibit

The 35 acre Cornwall Army (Basic) Training Camp opened on the Dingwall estate on October 9, 1940.  The camp was located between Marlborough St. and McConnell Ave. from 6th St. E. to about 8th St. E. When it closed in 1944, Lt-Col. Rodolphe Larose had put approximately 15,000 men through the 30 to 40 day basic training course as […]