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Legion of Frontiersmen to PPCLI and 31st Bn CEF (Canada)

LOF “Special Draft” to PPCLI 1914 ©Barry William Shandro M.Ed – Edmonton, Canada – Sept. 2013, revised June 2015 A large draft of men organized by Calgary’s Legion of Frontiersmen had left Calgary earlier for the establishment of the PPCLI. … Continue reading

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Legion of Frontiersmen in Canada Timeline (Part 3)

1914 – “C” Squadron, South Saskatchewan Command. Located at Maple Creek (between Swift Current and Medicine Hat) was formed about January 1914, leader A.I. Dawes. THE FRONTIERSMAN, page 3, War Number 1918. 1914 – Medicine Hat Squadron. Formed about 1914 … Continue reading

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Legion of Frontiersmen in Canada Timeline (Part 2)

1908 – Nicola Valley of British Columbia. A small, yellow 16 page British Columbia Command handbook published 1974 incorrectly states: “The Frontiersmen were first organized in British Columbia in 1908 in the Nicola Valley”. And “The first Vancouver Squadron was … Continue reading

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Legion of Frontiersmen in Canada Timeline (Part 1)

Legion of Frontiersmen: A Referenced* Timeline, Canada and British Empire, 1904 –1939 ©Barry William Shandro M.Ed August 11, 2004 with ongoing revisions, last revision January 2015 Edmonton Canada *Please credit research when utilized, as this information has taken many years … Continue reading

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