World War 1 Remembered

1916 - January to March

49th Canadian Overseas Infantry Battalion

In early January of 1916 the 3rd Canadian Division had joined the Canadian Corps in the Messines Ridge sector in Belgium.  The division’s 7th Brigade, including the 49th Battalion, moved into line on the southern shoulder of the Ypres Salient around Kemmel.  After two relatively uneventful months, the brigade moved, in late March 1916, to the salient itself.

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World War 2 Remembered

1941 - January to March

The Edmonton Regiment

While British, Australian and New Zealand forces battled the Italians and Germans in North Africa, the threat of an invasion of the British Isles still existed at the beginning of 1941.  The Edmonton Regiment, in England for a year now, continued to train for their part in repelling the invasion should it come.

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