World War 1 Remembered - 49th Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion


1916 – April to June

During the second quarter of 1916 the 49th Battalion fought in the Salient (bulge in the line) to the east of Ypres, Belgium. Together, with The Royal Canadian Regiment, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, and the 42nd Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada) from Montreal, they formed the 7th Canadian Infantry Brigade (CIB). Here they were under great pressure from the Germans who wanted to clear the salient and advance through Ypres.

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World War 1 Remembered - 194th Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion


1916 – April to June

While the 49th Canadian Infantry Battalion (Edmonton Regiment) was deeply immersed in bitter trench fighting on the European continent in the second quarter of 1916, a new Edmonton battalion, the 194th (Highland) Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion, unofficially named the Edmonton Highlanders, was being formed.

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100 years ago today The Battle of Mont Sorrel (Sanctuary Wood), Belgium began.
100 years ago today The Battle of Jutland: German & British fleets clash in the North Sea.
The Regimental Association AGM will be held on October 15 at 1500hrs in the Jefferson Armoury. The Association Dinner will be held on the same day and location at 1800hrs. Dinner tickets will be for sale as of Sept 1, for $40 per person. Tickets can be purchased from the Regimental kit shop or by calling 780-421-9943 or emailing: info@lermuseum.org . Please note that if you do not pick up your tickets in advance, there will not be any for sale at the door.
Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum Page Check out Les Tock’s "Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum" Facebook page for the latest in our ongoing series of posts on anniversary events of the First and Second World Wars and on the museums quarterly newsletter --
1916 Battle of St Eloi Craters begins with detonation of 6 mines beneath German lines www.lermuseum.org
On this day in 1941 Rommel attacks & reoccupies El Agheila, Libya (once held by the Italians) in his first offensive www.lermuseum.org
Assn Dinner 1800, Oct 15, Jefferson Armoury. Tix on sale Sept 1, $40 from kit shop or 780-421-9943, info@lermuseum.org buy in advance only!
Assn Dinner 1800, Oct 15, Jefferson Armoury. Tix on sale Sept 1, $40 from kit shop or 780-421-9943, info@lermuseum.org buy in advance only!
Assn Dinner 1800, Oct 15, Jefferson Armoury. Tix on sale Sept 1, $40 from kit shop or 780-421-9943, info@lermuseum.org buy in advance only!
Assn Dinner 1800, Oct 15, Jefferson Armoury. Tix on sale Sept 1, $40 from kit shop or 780-421-9943, info@lermuseum.org buy in advance only!
Assn Dinner 1800, Oct 15, Jefferson Armoury. Tix on sale Sept 1, $40 from kit shop or 780-421-9943, info@lermuseum.org buy in advance only!
Assn Dinner 1800, Oct 15, Jefferson Armoury. Tix on sale Sept 1, $40 from kit shop or 780-421-9943, info@lermuseum.org buy in advance only!

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