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World War 1 Remembered - 49th Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion - 1917 Q3

1917 – July to September

This was a relatively quiet period for the 49th Battalion.  There were several tours in the front lines with perhaps the most significant being their participation, in a supporting role, in the Battle for Hill 70, 15-27 August.  For details of the battalion’s activities during this period read the article in our latest newsletter at the link below.

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This is the thirteenth in a series of quarterly newsletters recognizing 100th anniversary events of the First World War.  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 also includes 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 lermusm@telus.net


For even more on the 49th Battalion look under the Regimental History tab on this site.   

 

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