1 March 1942
Canadian Women’s Army Corps is granted full army status. Previously, only nursing sisters were admitted into the Canadian Armed Forces.
2 March 1951
DND publishes its first Korean War casualty list. Today, the names of 516 Canadians are inscribed in the Korean War Book of Remembrance.
3 March 1915
The First Canadian Division is now responsible for a large section of front near Fleurbaix, France, as part of IV Corps (United Kingdom).
4 March 1885
The first contingent of returning Nile voyageurs arrives in Halifax after assisting in the effort to relieve the besieged British garrison at Khartoum, Sudan.
6 March 2002
Nearly 130 combat troops of the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, are sent to Afghanistan to search for terrorists.