Regimental Commanding Officers

Colonel Charles Yardley Weaver

Today’s Loyal Edmonton Regiment traces its lineage back to the formation of the 101st Regiment in 1908. Over time there have been many changes in name, organization and taskings. One interesting thread in all this change is who commanded the regiment. With this article we continue a series looking at those Commanding Officers. While he did not in fact command a battalion of the regiment, his extensive military service, particularly with the 49th Battalion where he was acting CO many times, warrants his mention here.

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World War 2 Remembered - Loyal Edmonton Regiment - 1945 Q3

1945 – July to September

At the beginning of July 1945, The Loyal Edmonton Regiment, Canadian Active Service Force, was stationed in Bilthoven, Holland, a village between Utrecht and Amersfoort. The war in Europe had been over for almost two months and the battalion had been stripped of all their weapons and most of their transport. Everyone was ready to go home, but it would still be a three month wait.

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