Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) is one of Canada's most famous infantry regiments. Founded at the outbreak of World War One, the PPCLI quickly established a reputation for ground-breaking leadership, service and sacrifice. The PPCLI distinguished itself in both World Wars, Korea, Afghanistan and on numerous operations in support of the United Nations and NATO.
The Regiment has been awarded 39 Battle Honours, a United States Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation and two Commander-in-Chief Commendations for its overseas service.
The PPCLI is one of only three Canadian Regular Force infantry regiments. It comprises three Regular Force battalions: