Master Warrant Officer Robert Douglas Clerk

Master Warrant Officer Robert Douglas Clerk

Canadian Army Militia - Winner 1966

In 1958 Robert (Bob) Douglas Clerk enlisted in the Royal Montreal Regiment at The Armoury, Westmount, Quebec.

On 1 August 1966 at the Connaught Ranges near Ottawa, Ontario, Private Clerk won the Canadian Queen's Medal for Champion Shot of the Militia.

Private Clerk shot the competition with the FN C1 rifle and recorded the score of 168 / 200.

The Queen's Medal was presented by a Staff Officer from NDHQ.

Bob Clerk ultimately retired with the rank of Master Warrant Officer on 1 November 1971 having served with the Royal Montreal Regiment throughout his military career.

He currently lives in Burlington, Ontario with his wife and is a retired Certified General Accountant.


The following article appeared in the The Montreal Gazette (1966):

Queen's Medal To Bob Clerk


The Dominion of Canada Rifle Association announced Friday that Bob Clerk of Westmount, Que., has won the Queen's Medal for militia in the service rifle matches fired Monday at the annual DCRA championships.

The 28-year-old insurance company employee had 168 of a possible 200 in the tough Sir Arthur Currie match, in which the top active member of the militia and the top Air Force shot are awarded Queen's Medals.

Information courtesy of Mr R. D. Clerk.