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  1. Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, The Princess Louise Fusiliers is a light infantry unit of the Canadian Forces Reserve. The Regiment traces its history to the founding of Halifax in 1749, and has carried on the tradition of citizen-soldiering through two world wars and numerous campaigns.

    • Battle Honours
    • Lineage
    • Operational History

    North West Rebellion

    NORTH WEST CANADA, 1885.

    South African War

    SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900.

    The First World War

    SOMME, 1916; ARRAS, 1917; HILL 70; YPRES, 1917; AMIENS.

    This Reserve Force regiment originated on 18 June 1869 and incorporates the following regiment and machine gun battalion. The Princess Louise Fusiliers originated in Halifax, Nova Scotia on 18 June 1869, when 'The Halifax Volunteer Battalion of Infantry' was authorized to be formed.Footnote 1 It was redesignated: '66th The Halifax Volunteer Battali...

    North West Rebellion

    The 66th Battalion, "Princess Louise Fusiliers" mobilized three companies for active service on 10 April 1885.Footnote 14 The companies served with the 'Halifax Provisional Battalion' in the Alberta Column of the North-West Field Force.Footnote 15 The companies were removed from active service on 24 July 1885.Footnote 16

    South African War

    The 66th Battalion, "Princess Louise Fusiliers" contributed volunteers for the Canadian Contingents during the South African War.Footnote 17

    The First World War

    The 66th Regiment "Princess Louise Fusiliers" was placed on active service on 6 August 1914 for local protection duties.Footnote 18 The 64th Battalion, which was authorized on 20 April 1915 as the '64th "Overseas" Battalion, CEF',Footnote 19 embarked for Great Britain on 31 March 1916.Footnote 20 The battalion provided reinforcements to the Canadian Corps in the field until 7 July 1916 when it ceased to function.Footnote 21 On 7 December 1916, it was reorganized,Footnote 22 and on 8 January 1...

  2. The Princess Louise Fusiliers Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, The Princess Louise Fusiliers is a light infantry unit of the Canadian Forces Reserve. The Regiment traces its history to the founding of Halifax in 1749, and has carried on the tradition of citizen-soldiering through two world wars and numerous campaigns.

  3. As an officially constituted unit of Canada, The Princess Louise Fusiliers were authorized in 1867. During the unit's history, it has undergone several name changes. On November 5, 1869, the regiment was named the 66th The Halifax Battalion of Infantry. Originally consisting of six companies, it later gained two more.

    • 1867 - Present
    • Canada
  4. The Princess Louise Fusiliers Originated on 18 June 1869, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as The Halifax Volunteer Battalion of Infantry. Redesignated on 5 November 1869, as the 66th The Halifax Volunteer Battalion of Infantry. Redesignated on 14 November 1879, as the 66th Battalion (Princess Louise Fusiliers).

  5. 21 de abr. de 2007 · Princess Louise Fusiliers (PLF) Private group · 780 members Join group About Discussion More About Discussion About this group Canadian Infantry Reserve Unit This Group is for anyone in the PLF or used to be in the PLF Private Only members can see who's in the group and what they post. Visible Anyone can find this group. History