Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Originals

My Great Grandfather, William Quinn(service No 71), was an Original in Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.
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Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry badge. The first Canadian regiment to hit the front lines; raised beginning in Ottawa 1914. The Princess Pats.

The first Canadian regiment to hit the front lines; raised beginning in Ottawa The Princess Pats.

Valcartier photos - 1914 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) On guard duty.

Valcartier photos - 1914 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) On guard duty.

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Recruitment poster.

The first recruitment posters for PPCLI appeared on August 1914 in several major Canadian cities across the country.

Princess Patricia presented the regimental Colour to the PPCLI in 1914. Shown here with a colour party, it was carried by a subaltern with an armed escort of sergeants.

Princess Patricia presented the regimental Colour to the PPCLI in Shown here with a colour party, it was carried by a subaltern with an armed escort of sergeants.

This late August 1914 picture shows Canadian troops, members of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, parading at Lansdowne Park. The Patricias were the first Canadian regiment to see action in battle.

This late August 1914 picture shows Canadian troops, members of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, parading at Lansdowne Park. The Patricias were the first Canadian regiment to see action in battle.

Hamilton Gault and Princess Patricia inspect the newly-formed regiment in Ottawa, prior to the PPCLI's voyage to Europe to fight in the First World War (PPCLI Archive and Museum).

A Battalion Apart: Tales the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Founder Hamilton Gault inspects the new regiment with Princess Patricia before the First World War

A group of PPCLI soldier in England at the onset of the war.

Another "First to Fight" — The Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Valcartier photos - 1914 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) In the Field.

Valcartier photos - 1914 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) In the Field.

Map of the Ypres Salient to show the area of ground gained by the Germans by the end of the day on 22 April 1915.

Map of the Ypres Salient to show the area of ground gained by the Germans by the end of the day on 22 April

Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry Marching Past Princess Patricia, [ca. 1918]

Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry Marching Past Princess Patricia, [ca. 1918]

PPCLI 100th Anniversary: 2014

PPCLI 100th Anniversary: 2014

The Original Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry embark for England 27th September 1914 on the SS Royal George.

The Original Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry embark for England September 1914 on the SS Royal George.

PPCLI parade through the Ottowa streets August 1914

PPCLI parade through the Ottowa streets August 1914

The storied Princess Patricias regiment born during deadly conflict (with video)

The storied Princess Patricias regiment born during deadly conflict (with video)

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