to the PPCLI Association!
2014 marks the 100 years of service to Canada by
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. The
Regiment was founded by an act philanthropy when
in August 1914 Montreal businessman Andrew
Hamilton Gault's offer of $100,00 for the purpose
of raising and equipping a regiment was accepted
by the Government of Canada. The Regiment was to
be composed of veterans and would be the first
Canadians in the field in World War I.
that time more than 1,850 Patricia's have fallen
in the service of Canada, in all her wars, in
peacekeeping and peace support operations, in
operations in Canada and elsewhere.
the 100 years of its history, many more thousands
of other members of this Regiment have been
wounded or injured through their service to this