21 September 1944
end of the Battle of San Fortunato, the town in Canadian hands, which opened up the Italian north, an objective since the initial invasion
13 March 1945
Disembark with 1 Canadian Corps for the Northern European theatre
08 May 1945
VE Day and the Liberation of Holland: PPCLI is the first Allied Regiment to enter Amsterdam, Holland
01 June 1945
New battalion is authorized to join the Canadian Pacific Force for a campaign against Japan. After Japan’s surrender (15 August) the Pacific Force is disbanded.