8th May 1915 (Saturday)

BORN  TODAY in battle:  on the Bellewaerde Ridge, near Ypres in Belgium, nine months after  conception in the first days of the war – Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry.

http://www.birthofaregiment.com/birth-of-a-regiment/background/background/frezenberg/

War!

At the Battle of Frezenberg, one act of the month-long drama known as the Second Battle of Ypres, the Patricias are “holding up the whole damn line”.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Ypres

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Patricia%27s_Canadian_Light_Infantry

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Battle-Frezenberg-8-May-1915-4044713.S.5869915384450142209

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