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Maple Leaf and the White Cross A History of St. John Ambulance and the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in Canada

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ISBN-10: 1550027409

ISBN-13: 9781550027402

Edition: 2008

Authors: Christopher McCreery

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List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 7/21/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 332
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Christopher McCreery has served as an advisor to the Canadian and British governments on honours policy.

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About the Author
Prefatory Message: HRH The Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO, GCStJ, Grand Prior of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem
Foreword: Her Excellency The Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, CC, CMM, COM, DStJ, CD, Prior of the Priory of Canada
Preface
Acknowledgements
Sources
Introduction
Ancient and Historical Origins of the Order: Establishment of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem
The Long Absence: The White Cross Revived in England
Returned to Canadian Shores
Renewed Progress: Before the First World War
Call to Service: The First World War
Difficult Growth: The Interwar Years
Return to Service: The Second World War
Growth and Expansion: The Establishment of a Modern Organization
The First Century Complete: From National Centennial to the Order's Canadian Centennial
The Order of St. John in Canada Today, 1984-2007
The Order of St. John: An Order of Chivalry
Logistical Aspects of the Order of St. John
Symbols, Awards, Medals, and Heraldry of the Order of St. John
Conclusion
Canadian Honours Post-nominals, 1867-2008
Canadian Grand Crosses
Officials of the Order of St. John in Canada
The Royal Charters, 1955 and 1974
Statutes of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem
Types of Insignia of the Order
Agreement between the Orders of Saint John in Canada, 1992
Priory of Canada Competition Trophies, Plaques, and Cups
Notes
Bibliography
Friends of the Maple Leaf and the White Cross
Photo Credits
Index