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.
The first Canadian regiment to hit the front lines; raised beginning in Ottawa The Princess Pats.
World War I
Valcartier photos - 1914 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) On guard duty.
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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.
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
Valcartier photos - 1914 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) In the Field.
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.
Second Battle Of Ypres
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]
Upon arrival at Arques the men were met by a guide to lead them off into the darkness to Brigade Headquarters near Blaringhem just after.