The Other Lost Fortyniner of Avion


The Other Lost Fortyniner of Avion


The finding of remains of First World War soldiers on former battlefields is both remarkable yet familiar to those in Europe who live on what once was the Western Front. Especially in the Artois region of France, where new urban development projects, on ground once heavily fought over by Canadians in 1917, promise the unearthing of grim reminders of that past war. The discovery of Corporal Gordon Gregory Dunning’s remains in 1953 is one example.

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Regimental Commanding Officers


Major-General George Kitching, C.B.E., D.S.O., O.St.J., C.D.


Our series of articles on Regimental Commanding Officers continues with the eighth CO of the 1st Battalion, The Edmonton Regiment, Major-General George Kitching, C.B.E., D.S.O., O.St.J., C.D. (1942). His period as Commanding Officer was short, but his service before and especially after is worth looking at.

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