Ansell Club

The Ansell Club is an integral part of The Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment Association.

The Ansell Club is the name adopted by the Associate Members (i.e. non-serving members) of the Combined Officers' and Warrant Officers & Sergeants' Mess of the Colonel E.M. Ansell, OBE, MC, VD Armoury in Chatham.


The Ansell Club is organized:

  1. to support the serving Officers, Warrant Officers and Sergeants of the Mess.
  2. to support the Chatham garrison.
  3. to support the Commanding Officer and The Regiment.
  4. to foster comradeship among past members of the Regiment and the Canadian Forces.


The following Executive was elected by the membership to March 2024:

  • President CWO (Ret'd) Blake Harding
  • Vice-President & Secretary Sgt (Ret'd) Doug Pfeifer
  • Treasurer Capt Kevin Shaw


For more information about membership in the Ansell Club, annual dues and activities contact:

By Mail:

The Ansell Club
Major T.E Steele, MC Offrs, WO, and Sgts' Mess
Ansell Armoury
280 Bloomfield Road

Chatham, ON N7M 0R4

By Email or Telephone:

Blake Harding or 519-352-1287

Doug Pfeifer 519-818-6016

Kevin Shaw 519-359-7905