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Photos & Video: Sunset Ceremony on Parliament Hill

David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, reviewed the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI), and the Royal 22e Régiment (R22eR) on Friday, September 19, 2014, during the Sunset Ceremony on the lawns of Parliament Hill, marking the 100th anniversaries of the two regiments. 351 more words

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Tree planting at Rideau Hall to mark 100th anniversary of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will mark the 100th anniversary of service to Canada by Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, according to a news release from the Governor General’s office. 255 more words

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Princess Pat: Chop Down that Tree

My July post about the “Princess Pat” song and its controversial lyrics brought a flood of comments.  They can be divided into two categories: people who insist that the song be sung with the correct lyrics (The Princess Pat, light infantry…) out of respect for this hallowed unit of the Canadian military, and people who favor the garbled camp version (The Princess Pat, lived in a tree….). 411 more words

Girl Scouts

The Berserker

Major Axel “Rass” Rasmussen †
97th (American Legion) Battalion

Rasmussen was a big, handsome man; fearless in war and pitiless to four-flushers anywhere, any time.

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KIA

The Principal

Lieutenant Colonel E. W. Hagarty
201st (Toronto Light Infantry) Battalion

I saw a mock funeral to day up to the 201 Batt they are being split up tomorrow, their Col.

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Toronto

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry memorial baton arrives in Winnipeg

Runners from the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (2 PPCLI) Memorial Baton Relay team arrived in Winnipeg at the Manitoba Legislature today in recognition of the PPCLI’s 100th Anniversary celebrations, the DND says in a news release. 242 more words

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