1915 – July to September
In the third quarter of 1915 the 49th Battalion was now in England and had begun further training in preparation for deployment to the front lines. There were still some doubts, however, that the battalion would stay intact and be deployed as a front line unit.
For more on this read the article in our latest newsletter at the link below.
This is the fifth in a series of quarterly newsletters recognizing 100th anniversary events of the First World War as they occur over the next four years. We want to highlight significant and/or interesting events, people, stories and artifacts from that war with an emphasis on Edmonton and the 49th Battalion. The newsletter will also include articles related to 75th anniversary events of the Second World War and to more current events, including museum activities. Anyone wishing to be included on our email contact list to received copies of our newsletter should email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For even more on the 49th Battalion look under the Regimental History tab on this site.