World War 1 Remembered - Edmonton's 138th and 151st Battalions

While the 49th Battalion was experiencing their first shock of trench warfare, back in Edmonton two more new infantry battalions began recruiting for overseas service – the 138th in November and the 151st in December of 1915.

Read their story in our latest newsletter at the link below.

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This is the sixth 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


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