World War 2 Remembered - Edmonton Regiment - 1941 Q1

1941 – January to March

While British, Australian and New Zealand forces battled the Italians and Germans in North Africa, the threat of an invasion of the British Isles still existed at the beginning of 1941. The Edmonton Regiment, in England for a year now, continued to train for their part in repelling the invasion should it come.

Read more of their experiences in our latest newsletter at the link below.

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This is the seventh 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

For even more on The Edmonton Regiment look under the Regimental History tab on this site.


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