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Gullion, Scott

  • ppcli
  • Person
  • fl. 1986-1995

A12 461 129 Scott Gullion joined the Loyal Edmonton Regiment 2 July 1986 and served with the Third Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Croatia on ROTO 1 + 4, Operation Harmony in 1992/1993. He was on the Dz, Lz, E2 Course at Wainwright in July 1993 and was released from service 4 July 1995.

Hayden, Walter Frederick

  • ppcli
  • Person
  • 1901-1987

Walter Frederick Hayden 1901-1987, joined the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry ca. 1919 (too late to see action) and was discharged ca. 1924. He was the Canadian welterweight boxing champion for 3 years, played lacrosse for the Vancouver Burrards and was the trainer for the Bralorne Golddiggers hockey team, 1938-1940. He had a successful athletic career in soccer, rugby, basketball (though only 5'5"), tennis, and as a distance runner. During the Second World War he was a welder for the Burrard Shipyards in North Vancouver and stayed there until retirement at the age of 67. He died at the age of 86.

Hayward, James G.

  • ppcli
  • Person
  • [ca. 1937]-

SH206083 James G. "Jim" Hayward completed his basic training with the Flers-Courcelette Platoon at Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) Depot in March 1956. He was taken on strength by the 2nd Battalion of PPCLI. He retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in April 1980 as a Warrant Officer stationed with the Regular Support Staff in Regina, Saskatchewan. With his wife Mona, he became active in the Saskatchewan Branch of the PPCLI Association. In 2017 he was still living in Regina.

Herdy, Alec

  • ppcli
  • Person
  • ca. 1958-

Alec G. Herdy graduated from high school in Scarborough, Ontario in 1976. He served as a Private in the 3rd Battalion of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (3PPCLI) at Wainwright, Alberta and Esquimalt, BC in 1980-1983. He studied at the University of Victoria, 1997-2003, completing a B.A. in History and Geography and secondary education studies. He coordinated an educational program on landmine awareness for the Canadian Red Cross in Victoria, ca. 2001-ca. 2002. He was involved with the education program of The Military Museums in Calgary in 2007, and was a volunteer writer and editor for the PPCLI Association Calgary Branch Newsletter and the PPCLI annual The Patrician, 2008-2013. He volunteered with the PPCLI Regimental Archives, 2009-2013, managing a program that provided compilations on past regimental members for family historians.

Hicks, Edwin Chester

  • ppcli
  • Person
  • 1912-

K85342 Edwin Chester "Jimmy" Hicks was born 31 July 1912 at Quyon, Quebec. He served a three year term of service with B Company of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) in Esquimalt, BC beginning in July 1931. He re-enlisted for a second three-year term beginning in November 1935. He signed up for overseas service on 5 October, 1939, and was promoted to Sergeant by 1941. He was wounded in Italy on 20 October 1944 and was struck off strength on the same day. During the post-war era he was living for a time in New Westminster, BC.

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