World War 2 Remembered - Loyal Edmonton Regiment - 1944 Q1

1944 – January to March

The 1st quarter of 1944 saw the Adriatic front settled into static warfare. The two sides faced each other, peering over their barbed-wire entanglements, minefields, trip wires, shattered farmhouses and villas, and shell-pocked fields, sodden with the winter rains. Activity on both sides consisted of mortar and artillery fire and patrols, patrols, patrols. The Loyal Edmonton Regiment faced three months of hardship and casualties not unlike the trench warfare of the First World War, but without the trenches.

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World War 1 Remembered - 49th Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion - 1919 Q1

1919 – January to March

In this article we describe the 49th Battalion’s journey home to Edmonton and highlight some key statistics. We also look ahead a little at the changes to the infantry in Edmonton following the 1920 reorganization to the Non-Permanent Active Militia and how the 49th Battalion was to be remembered.

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