Military training camps

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  • See also: Military camps

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11th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Willows

Photograph depicts the 11th Canadian Mounted Rifles (CMR) at Willows Camp training grounds. Photographer's box notes mention Hastings Park in Vancouver, however the buildings and landscape in the photograph are distinctly Willows Camp.

11th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Willows

Photograph depicts the 11th Canadian Mounted Rifles (CMR) at Willows Camp training grounds. Photographer's box notes mention Hastings Park in Vancouver, however the buildings and landscape in the photograph are distinctly Willows Camp.

11th Canadian Mounted Rifles, Willows

Photograph depicts the 11th Canadian Mounted Rifles (CMR) at Willows Camp training grounds. Photographer's box notes mention Hastings Park in Vancouver, however the buildings and landscape in the photograph are distinctly Willows Camp.

231st Battalion, Hastings Park

Photograph depicts the 231st Battalion (Seaforth Highlanders) on the training grounds at Hastings Park in Vancouver, B.C. On horseback at the front of the battalion are Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Easton Leach and battalion Sergeant-Major J. A. Ewart. Vancouver Exhibition Buildings can be seen in the background.

48th Battalion C.E.F. Association fonds

  • PR-2296
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1980

The fonds consists of the records of the 48th Battalion, C.E.F., Association and includes correspondence, newsletters, programs and financial information from 1936 to 1980. Most of these records were created by the Association's Vancouver branch secretary, Al La Fortune. The fonds also includes a photograph album created by La Fortune between 1915 and 1959 which shows members of the 48th Battalion (3rd Pioneer Battalion) at the Willows training camp in Victoria, going overseas, in England and at Vimy in France. The album also has photographs of the Association getting together for their reunions in Victoria from 1947 to 1959.

48th Battalion C.E.F. Association

Arthur Lord interview

CALL NUMBER: T0246:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Canadian Officers' Training Corps UBC - WWI and WWII RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-07-25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arthur Lord was born in 1897 and discusses his family background. High school cadets. Canadian Officers' Training Corps (COTC). Western Universities Battalion. Camp Hughes. England. Vimy Ridge. TRACK 2: Vimy campaign. Wounded. Attitude to WWI. President Wesbrook. Campus life. COTC disbanded 1919. Graduation. UBC Senate from 1924. Re-establishment of COTC in 1928.;

CALL NUMBER: T0246:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Lord : Canadian Officers' Training Corps, UBC - WWI and WWII, 1915-1945 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-06-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arthur Lord discusses international affairs in the 1930s. Joining the COTC. Training and duties. Importance of discipline. Officers' Mess. Qualities of a good officer. TRACK 2: WWI and WWII students compared. Value of military training on campus.;

Barracks at Christmas time

Photograph depicts the Barracks at Willows Camp decorated for Christmas. Individual spaces for storing soldier's equipment can be seen. Some spaces have been decorated with pictures of loved ones. In the first cubby, the items of Herbert Fred Bentley (Regimental number 525336) of the Army Medical Corps can be seen.

Bird's eye view of Willows Camp

Photograph depicts a bird's eye view of the encampment at Willows Camp. This photograph shows the canvas tents as they were arranged in 1918. In the background is a foggy landscape with a few homes in the modern day area of Oak Bay.

Bird's-eye view of Willows Camp

Photograph depicts the encampment at Willows military training camp in the autumn of 1918. During this time the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force was training at Willows Camp.

Camp facilities; Sidney

Photograph depicts a bird's-eye view of the food service facilities at Sidney Camp. The structures with the wooden roofs are covered outdoor tables and benches. The areas with the canvas tents are food preparation and serving areas. Further down are washing facilities, including showers. On the right-side of the frame are the canvas tents where soldiers were housed during their summer field training.

[Canadian Scottish Regiment : training camp]

Footage. Camp-life, parading and field training of a Canadian Scottish Regiment military unit. Possibly depicts camp at Sidney, B.C. (1938) or at Vernon, B.C. Also shows troops marching down Burrard Street in Vancouver (1939?) and boarding a CPR ferry.

Commemoration of 1933 Reunion of 48th Battalion C.E.F.

Item is a collage photograph of 11 images and three insignias created to commemorate the 1933 reunion of the 48th (British Columbia) Reserve Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Nine of the images are captioned and include group photographs, buildings, and transportation. "Fraser Studio Photographers, 6082 Fraser Ave, Vancouver, B.C." is stamped on the verso.

Geoffrey Riddehough interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Geoffrey Riddehough : Canadian Officers' Training Corps, UBC, 1928-1945 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-07-20 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Geoffrey Riddehough was born in 1900 and discusses his education at UBC in the early 1920s. Fairview Campus. Sir Henry Newbolt affair. Interest in military training. Joined the Canadian Officers' Training Corps 1928-1929. Discussion of article in Defence Quarterly 1931. TRACK 2: International affairs 1930. French military 1932. Poor morale in France. Military intelligence 1939. Importance of security. COTC UBC WWII. Instructor in arms. Training camps. British army tradition.

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