Articles by 49thAssoc

Edmonton City Hall Cenotaph Rededication

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, at 1300h, The City of Edmonton will rededicate the Cenotaph to include the War in Afghanistan. The rededication comes on the 20th anniversary of Canada entering the conflict, our longest, and will only be available to the public via livestream. For more information follow this…

OBITUARY – Steve Kmiech

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, the day of Jesus’ ascension into Heaven, Steve passed away peacefully at 102 years of age with his family at his side. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 75 years, Mary: children, Lorraine, Ron (Sharon), Mary (Stan), Veronica (Pino), Stephen (Valorie), and…

Obituary – LCol Walter Ross

Please see the obituary below for former Regimental CO, Wally Ross: It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden but peaceful passing of Walter Hugh Ross on Sunday, January 24, 2021, just days shy of his 97 birthday. Dad is survived by his loving wife of 40 years,…

LCdr Daniel Kim, CD – Obituary

The following obituary appeared on the Beechwood, Ottawa, web site. Please click here to pay your respects to this former Eddie: Daniel Kim, died at the age of 44 on the 21st of October, 2020. He will always be lovingly remembered by his wife, In-Sun, Mother, Yang-Ja, Father Jun-Ki, brothers…

CASINO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

The Association has it’s casino dates booked for April 3 – 4, 2021, (Saturday/Sunday) at the Yellowhead Casino, Edmonton, and is looking for volunteers to assist. Funds from the casino allow us to support many initiatives including our bursary program. This is a call-out to all Eddies, if you can…

2020 Association AGM – POSTPONED!

The 49th Bn, The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Association AGM, originally scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2020, has been postponed until May 15, 2021, due to the on-going Covid restrictions within the City of Edmonton limiting the size of gatherings to 15 people. More information on timing and location will be…

We’ve Updated Our Badge!

We commissioned a new look for our badge in 2020 taking into account the red background of the serving Regiment, putting Lestock front and center, keeping a link to our past in the layout of the 1916 original windmill hat badge, and adding in the word “Association” to the banner.…

2020 Annual Banquet Cancelled

Due to the continued concern and uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the Association regretfully announces that the 2020 Annual Banquet has been cancelled. Concern for our fellow Eddies, many of whom are aging and of uncertain health, has prompted this decision.