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August 2014 marked 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 $100,000 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. 


Since 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.

Over 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 nation.

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French Grey Ball – 26 Aug 2017

French Grey Ball 26 Aug 2017 6:00 pm – 11:55 pm French Grey Ball Hotel MacDonald Downtown Edmonton Cocktails at 6 PM, Dinner at 7:30 PM Hosted by LCol D Prohar, MMV, MSM, CD Purchase Tickets @ R…
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Correspondence from Veteran Affairs

Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of the Department of National Defence. Quick Facts Expanding the Veteran Family Program across all 3…
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2016 Student Bursary Recipients

2016 Student Bursary Recipients The Hamilton Gault Memorial Fund can trace its history back to 1963, when the Association initially established the fund with a goal of raising $25,000.   The revenue…
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Matthew Ross Brown 1946 – 2017

Matt was born in Windsor, Ontario on 07 October 1946 and it is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Matt in Quartsville, Arizona on 29 January 2017.  Matt was doing what he loved, t…
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President’s Comments

Mr Michael Austdal, CD This will be my last message to you as President of the PPCLI Association.   I have been a member of the Board of Directors since 2010 and National President since 2015.  It …
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New Website

The new association website is almost complete, over the next few days we’re working hard to finish resolving any tweaks or issues with the new site. If you have any comments or questions we wou…
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