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Royal Canadian Mounted Police
The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is one of Canada's most important overseas war memorials. It was constructed as the national memorial for those Canadians who gave their lives in the First World War. It's located in France, on the site of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The memorial stands atop Hill 145, near the towns of Vimy and Givenchy-en-Gohelle. France deemed the area surrounding the monument, about 1 km², to be Canadian territory in 1922, as an expression of gratitude
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer and his Household Cavalry counterpart pass on Horse Guards Parade duties London 24 May 12 Re-enacting a gesture made by her father, King George VI, in 1936 the Queen celebrated the Commonwealth by inviting the RCMP to take part in British ceremonial. A relationship between the Royal Family and the Mounties was forged in 1904, when The Queen's grandfather, King Edward VII, granted the Canadian Mounted Police the precursor "Royal" in recognition of servi...