Regimental Commanding Officers

Lieutenant Colonel Egerton Winnet Day, E.D.

Our series of articles on Regimental Commanding Officers continues with the tenth CO of the 1st Battalion, The Edmonton Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Egerton Winnet Day, E.D. He went overseas with the battalion in 1939 and was second in command through much of the fighting in Sicily and Italy. He took command of the battalion in January of 1944.

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Who was that Subaltern?

Identifying the individuals in a photo can be a challenge. Lists of names of those in the photos are seldom available. A recent challenge was to identify the officer commanding 10 Platoon, C Company, 49th Battalion, in a platoon photo taken in March of 1915. Read how that was done and something of that officer’s history.

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