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Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Kit Shop

  • ppcli
  • Instelling
  • [ca. 1960]-2015

The Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Kit Shop (or Kitshop) has operated since at least the 1960s. It is a retail business operating under the management of PPCLI Regimental Headquarters. It sells clothing and equipment required by soldiers but not officially issued, such as athletic wear, knives, boots, and camping supplies. It also sells souvenir items such as jewelry, baseball caps, and water bottles.

Carvell, George Cecil

  • ppcli
  • Persoon
  • 1882-1923

George Cecil Carvell, was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on July 20, 1882. He later lived in Toronto and Montreal, and was a merchant, according to his attestation papers. He joined Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) on August 24, 1914, and held regimental number 136. He was soon promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant, then to lieutenant, as Transport Officer, then to captain as Acting Adjutant. In February 1917 he was seconded to supervise the Chinese Labour Corps. He was struck off strength on April 16, 1918, and served with the Intelligence Branch of the British government with the rank of Major in Tientsin, China. He returned to Canada in 1923 and died in Vancouver, BC on December 16, 1925. On August 15, 1916 he married Ruby Eleanor Coates, and they had one daughter, Eleanor Katherine, born October 14, 1917.

Watson, Brent

  • ppcli
  • Persoon
  • fl. 1951

Brent Wilson was the author of an article, "Recipe for victory : the fight for Hill 677 during the Battle of the Kap'yong River, 24-25 April 1951".

Torpe, Norman

  • ppcli
  • Persoon
  • 1919-2000

Norman David Torpe, 1919-2000, was one of the original 250 Canadian volunteers selected for the First Special Service Force, a joint American-Canadian unit known as the "Devil's Brigade". Only 72 of the 250 passed the initial exams and only 18 completed training. He deployed with the Force to the Aleutian Islands in early 1943 and to Italy in November 1943. He was wounded at the Anzio bridgehead in the spring of 1944 and lost one eye which ended his military career. Following the war Norman was a forest ranger and then farmed in Clive, Tofield, and Daysland, Alberta. He marred Violet Haroldson. He passed away in Camrose, Alberta on 2 March 2000.

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