50th Anniversary of the Founding of the 22e Battalion Memorial

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Municipality/Province: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC

Memorial Number: 24063-005

Type: Stone shaft

Address: Needs further research

Location: Royal Military College Saint-Jean

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 45.29885   Long: -73.25299

Contributor: André Kirouac

This memorial, offered by lieutenant-colonel L.J.A. Amyot, CD and erected on 26 September 1964 by the Royal 22e Régiment on its 50th anniversary, commemorates the founding of the 22e Battalion (French-Canadian) which trained in Saint-Jean in 1914.

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Inscription found on memorial

[front/devant]

CE MONUMENT ÉRIGÉ PAR LE ROYAL 22E RÉGIMENT À L'OCCASION DE SON CINQUANTENAIRE COMMÉMORE LA FONDATION DU 22E BATAILLON CANADIEN FRANÇAIS QUI FIT SON ENTRAÎNEMENT À SAINT-JEAN, EN 1914, 26 SEPTEMBRE 1964.

GRACIEUSEMENT OFFERT PAR LE LT COL. L.J.A. AMYOT CD.


[right side/côté droit]

MONT-SORREL, SOMME 1916-1918, FLERS COURCELETTE, ARRAS 1917-1918, VIMY 1917, YPRES 1917, PASSCHENDAELE, AMIENS, CAMBRAI 1917, FRANCE ET FLANDRE 1915-1918, CATENANUOVA, SICILE 1943, CASA BERARDI, LIGNE HITLER, LIGNE GOTHIQUE, PASSAGE DU LAMONE, SAN FORTUNATO, ITALIE 1943-1945, APELDOORN, EUROPE NORD-OUEST 1945, CORÉE 1951-1953.

[left side/côté gauche]

THIEPVAL, HAUTEURS D'ANCRE, ARLEUX, SCARPE 1917-1918, COTE 70, LIGNE HINDERBURG, CANAL DU NORD, POURSUITE DE MONS, DÉBARQUEMENT EN SICILE, VALGUARNERA, ADRANO, DÉBARQUEMENT À REGGIO, POTENZA, LA SANGRO, TORRE MUCCHIO, CASSINO II, LIGNE GUSTAV, VALLÉE DU LIRI, BORGO SANTA MARIA, LIGNE RIMINI, SAN MARTINO, SAN LORENZO, CESENA.

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