World War 1 Remembered - 49th Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion - 1919 Q1

1919 – January to March

In this article we describe the 49th Battalion’s journey home to Edmonton and highlight some key statistics.  We also look ahead a little at the changes to the infantry in Edmonton following the 1920 reorganization to the Non-Permanent Active Militia and how the 49th Battalion was to be remembered. For details, read the article in our latest newsletter at the link below.

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This is the nineteenth 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

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


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