A History Of The Former Cornwallis Training Base & Guide To The Museum

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This website and the museum are both a tribute to the men and women who not only built the base during wartime conditions, but to those who were trained in Cornwallis and went on to serve their country in times of peace and of conflict.

The HMCS/CFB Cornwallis Military Historical Society was formed by volunteers to keep the spirit and history of the former training base alive after its closure, and in memory of all servicemen and women who paid the supreme sacrifice to enable Canadians to live in a free country. For more info on the museum itself, please view our brochure here.


If you happen to have any pictures from your time here in Cornwallis, please scan your photos and e-mail them to us so we can post them in our online photo albums. We are unable to accept and return mailed hard-copies of pictures at this time. Thank you!

The Cornwallis Museum is permanently closed, however the website will remain up for the convenience of those who served in Cornwallis. We will also continue to accept and upload photographs. Please visit our contact page for more information.

This site was created by Corey Forman with assistance from Douglas Moore, CYS, RCN/CF RET’D.