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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.

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 Major A. Rowan, Lieutenant J. D. Beattie, 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
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  • 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

48th Battalion departure; Vancouver

Photograph depicts soldiers of the 48th Battalion onboard trains at a railway station in Vancouver. Specific groups in this photograph include the Machine Gun Section and the Signallers' Section.

48th Battalion depature; Vancouver

Photograph depicts a soldiers from the 48th Battalion aboard a CPR train in Vancouver. The banner that hangs from the train windows says "No. 1 Platoon". Near the end of the cart, two soldiers hold up a pennant flag with "Prince Rupert" written on it.

48th Battalion depature; Vancouver

Photograph depicts soldiers from the 48th Battalion aboard trains in Vancouver. A number of banners hanging from the side of train indicate different sections of the battalion. This includes: pioneers, band, staff, stretcher bearers, and transport. Someone has graffitied one of the tanks under the train with "We are not gas".

48th Battalion depature; Vancouver

Photograph depicts a group of soldiers from the 48th Battalion at the CPR train station in Vancouver. Here, they await boarding next to piles of supplies including the No. 2 Stretcher Bearer's section supplies box, canteen supplies and the Signaller's section supplies box.

48th Battalion depature; Vancouver

Photograph depicts soldiers from the 48th Battalion aboard trains in Vancouver. The banners hanging from the railcar indicate the group in this photo belong to No. 5 Platoon. A few officers discuss plans in front of the train.

48th Battalion depature; Vancouver

Photograph depicts soldiers from the 48th Battalion on trains at the CPR station in Vancouver. Banners hanging from the train windows identify certain platoons of the battalion, including No. 7 and No. 8 platoons. On the ground, a sergeant shakes hands with a civilian.

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