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Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association. Vancouver Island Branch

  • ppcli
  • Entidad colectiva
  • 1947-

A group of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) veterans living in Victoria, BC was represented at the inaugural meeting of the PPCLI Association in October 1947. The Victoria Branch was one of the components of the Association when it was legally incorporated in 1953. It was renamed Vancouver Island Branch in 2004.

Osland, Andrew

  • ppcli
  • Persona
  • 1919-1979

ZP1995 Andrew Osland, b. 1919, joined Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) in Winnipeg in 1937. He deployed for overseas service, but was struck off strength in 1940 to attend officer training school. He became a Lieutenant in 1943, and assumed command of a platoon of PPCLI in 1946. He was a Captain by 1953, and in 1956 or 1957 transferred to the Canadian Guards. By 1960 he was a Major, stationed at Western Command headquarters, with responsibility for liaising with units of the Canadian Rangers in the northern Territories and Pacific coast. Early in his military career, he became actively involved in the sport of boxing. He qualified as a judge and referee, and was manager of the PPCLI boxing team. He was the first President of the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association. He died in Edmonton in 1979.

Royal Australian Regiment

  • ppcli
  • Entidad colectiva
  • 1948-

The Royal Australia Regiment (RAR) is the parent administrative regiment for Australian infantry battalions. The Australian Regiment was formed in 1948 from amalgamation of three infantry battalions occupying post-war Japan. In 1949 it was given permission to use the Royal title. During the Korean War, the 3rd Battalion of RAR joined the 2nd Battalion of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) in stopping the advance of the Chinese Army at KapYong. Both units were awarded the U.S. Presidential Unit Citation. As a result of this shared experience, RAR and PPCLI are allied regiments. RAR has also seen active or peacekeeping service in Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam, Somalia, Cambodia, Rwanda, East Timor, Solomon Islands, Iraq, and Afghanistan. As of 2017 it consisted of six battalions.

Papineau, Talbot

  • ppcli
  • Persona
  • 1883-1917

Talbot Papineau, great-grandson of the Patriote leader Louis-Joseph Papineau, was largely raised in his mother's Anglophone culture. He was one of the first Canadians to be awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and became a lawyer. During the First World War he joined Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, was promoted to Major, and was awarded the Military Cross. He was killed at the Battle of Passchendaele in October 1917.

Gault, Dorothy Blanche

  • Persona
  • 1899-1972

Dorothy Blanche Shuckburgh was the second wife of Andrew Hamilton Gault. They married in 1922. In the 1920s and 1930s they lived at Hatch Court, Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, England. After Gault retired from the Canadian Army in 1944 they moved to his Canadian estate at Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec. Following Gault's death in 1958, Dorothy returned to Hatch Court. She was often honored at ceremonies of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.

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