World War 2 Remembered - Edmonton Regiment - 1943 Q3

Edmonton Regiment in Sicily and Italy

1943 – July to September

The previous quarter ended with The Edmonton Regiment on board the Durban Castle, leaving the British Isles on 28 June 1943. The battalion was soon to be a part of Operation Husky, the invasion of Sicily. By the beginning of September they were on mainland Italy. For more on this read the article in our latest newsletter at the link below.

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This is the seventeenth in a series of quarterly newsletters recognizing 100th anniversary events of the First World War and 75th anniversary events of the Second World War.  Our emphasis is on Edmonton’s 49th Battalion in the First World War and The Edmonton Regiment/The Loyal Edmonton Regiment in the Second World War.  The newsletter also includes articles related 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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