Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association

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Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association

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1917-

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During World War I veterans of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) in Ottawa began to gather informally. The Patricia Club of Ottawa was formed 27 December 1917. Other Patricia Clubs were later formed in some of the larger Canadian cities. These clubs provided personal assistance to veterans and their families as well as other public services. Following the Second World War, on 18 May 1946, Hamilton Gault organized the first meeting of the PPCLI Association. On 13 September 1953, the PPCLI Association was incorporated and took over governance of the PPCLI Regimental Museum and Archives. In 1994 the assets and control of the Museum and Archives were returned to the Regiment. As of 2017, there were 10 Branches of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Association across Canada, each with its own Executive overseen by the National Executive.

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