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Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada

Commanding Officer

Lieutenant-Colonel S. T. Coe, CD, enrolled in the Canadian Forces in 1988 as a Private with the Highland Fusiliers of Canada in Cambridge, Ontario. His career has also involved service with the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louises’) in Hamilton, Ontario. LCol Coe has been employed at the 31 Brigade Battle School instructing on various courses from Basic Training to Driver Wheeled and has been employed within the 31 Territorial Battle Group as the Headquarters Company Commander and recently as the S1 Staff Officer. More about Lt. Col. Coe >

HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York, KG, KCVO, CD    

Honorary Colonels    
Honourary Colonel -- HCol Bernard Melloull
Honourary Lieutenant-Colonel -- HLCol Jane Klugman 


LCol S. Coe, CD -- DCO RHFCC

LCol M.T. Poland, CD -- CO RHFC 
LCol T. Buckley, CD -- DHRD NDHQ
LCol J.J. McDonald, CD -- DComd 31 CBG, London    

Maj S. Dumbrek -- TF Comd Afghanistan

Honorary Colonel

Honorary Colonel Bernie Melloul was born in Tunisia in 1949. He immigrated with his family to France in 1957 and then to Canada (Waterloo, Ontario) in 1961. He attended Waterloo schools, graduating from Waterloo Collegiate Institute in 1969. His experience in the Construction Industry began in 1972 when he obtained his Diploma in Construction Engineering Technology from Conestoga College of Applied Arts and Technology. Ten years later he and Dave Blamey founded Melloul-Blamey Construction. More about H​Col B. Melloul >

Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel 

Jane W. Klugman, MBA, ICD.D

HLCol Klugman is the President at Whitney & Company Realty.  For the past 30 years, HLCol Klugman has been an entrepreneur, Vice President Business Development at Deloitte, Vice President of Communitech and Director of Business Development at the City of Kitchener. More about HLCol J. Klugman >

Capt M.A. Adam, CD -- OC HQ Coy RHFC

Capt. G. Bartolo -- 2IC B Coy RHFC

Capt. S. Burke -- OC B Coy RHFC
Capt P. Dudek, CD -- G3 Ops 39 CBG HQ
Capt W. Finkle, CD -- OAC Course, Kingston Staff
Capt A. Kroetsch, CD -- OAC Course, Kingston Staff 
Capt J.A. Robinson, CD -- OAC Course, Kingston
Staff College 
Capt N. Thomsen -- Padre RHFC 


Lt C. Armstrong -- Pl Comd B Coy RHFC

Lt. Dave Corcoran -- Ops O B Coy RHFC

Lt P. Larouche -- A/Ops O RHFC

Lt M. Richardson -- Pl Comd B Coy RHFC

Lt D. Weltman -- Pl Comd B Coy RHFC

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Visit of HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York,

To the Officers’ Mess
Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada

Front Row (L to R) Maj S Dumbreck, LCol S Coe CD, HCol PT Jenkins OC, LCol JJ McDonald CD, LCol M Poland CD, HCol B Rainville CD, CWO J Kisslinger CD, Capt M Adam CD  

Back Row (L to R) Capt A Kroetsch CD, 2Lt D Corcoran, Capt W Van Der Kraak, Lt A Poon, Lt G Bartolo, Capt W Finkle CD, 2Lt M Richardson, Capt J Robinson CD, Capt N Thomsen, 2Lt R Chowdhury CD, Lt P Larouche, OCDt D Weltman, Capt C MacDonald CD  

Serving Officers

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Second Lieutenants       
2Lt R. Chowdhury, CD -- 2IC HQ Coy, Regimental Secretary RHFC

​2Lt P. Bonnano -- Pl Comd B Coy RHFC

Officer Cadets

OCdt V. Barton -- A/Adjt, BHQ RHFC

​OCdt A. St. Thomas -- A/Adjt BHQ RHFC

The Officers

Commanding Officer & Honoraries