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World War 1 Remembered - 49th Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion - 1918 Q4

1918 – October to December

In the final days of the war, Allied forces on the Western Front continue on the attack and making dramatic advances.  The war ends with the 49th Battalion marching victoriously through the streets of Mons.  For details, read the article in our latest newsletter at the link below.

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This is the eighteenth 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 lermusm@telus.net.

For even more on the 49th Battalion look under the Regimental History tab on this site.

 

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