The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum is located in the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre, the building where the regiment was based from 1920 to 1965. The building is shared with the City of Edmonton Archives and the Telephone Historical Centre.
World War 1 Remembered
1915 - April to June
49th Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion
In the second quarter of 1915 the 49th Battalion was still back in Edmonton completing rudimentary training and preparing to leave for overseas. Shortly before leaving the battalion was presented with its King’s Colour and Regimental Colour in a ceremony at the golf links of Victoria Park on Monday, May 10. The 49th Bn, 1033 strong, departed Edmonton for England on Saturday May 29. On the way across Canada they picked up what was to become the Regimental Mascot.