Niagara Memorial Militaires Alumni Drum Corps uses a Trixon Marching Bass Drum!
Niagara Memorial Militaires Drum and Bugle Corps NIAGARA MEMORIAL BAND – NIAGARA MEMORIAL MILITAIRES A BRIEF HISTORY The Niagara Memorial Band was founded in late 1948. It came about when a group of Ex Sea Cadets in Niagara Falls had ”aged out” of the Cadet Program but wanted to continue their Marching Band experience so decided to start their own organization. Lt. Cmdr. James Davies, Royal Canadian Navy Ret. was the original Bandmaster and Director. He was also the drafting teacher at N.F.C.V.I. at the time. Since the group had neither funds nor instruments, a plan was put in place to attempt to outfit some 40 Bandsmen…