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Baton relay honours fallen members of the PPCLI

CALGARY – The Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) hosted a special memorial baton relay in Calgary on Friday to commemorate 100 years of military service. 104 more words


Edmonton Garrison plays host to PPCLI centennial events

Watch above: Thousands were at CFB Edmonton Saturday to take part in a special celebration. It was the 100th anniversary of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. 502 more words


CFB Shilo soldiers to run relay from Edmonton to Ottawa

EDMONTON – About 50 soldiers are set to run a relay across five provinces to retrace a route used by troops before the First World War. 103 more words


PPCLI soldiers return from Poland and Latvia after infantry and parachute exercises

Approximately 115 soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry “B” Company, and support staff, returned to Edmonton Tuesday, after conducting a series of joint training exercises in support of Op REASSURANCE from May to July in Poland and Latvia, the Canadian Forces said. 1,411 more words

Defence Watch

First in the field — Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry marks its 100th anniversary

The nation … is the culmination of a long past of endeavours, sacrifice, and devotion … to have performed great deeds together, to wish to perform still more — these are the essential conditions for being a people… 4,536 more words


The "soul" of the Patricias — A portrait of Hamilton Gault (with video)

Shortly before noon on Dec. 30, 1939, HMT Orama docked at the Scottish port of Grenock. After disembarking, some 1,000 Canadian soldiers boarded a train bound for an army base south of London in the Hampshire countryside. 2,147 more words