War Diary of 1st Battalion Canadian Scottish Regiment, Vol. 07, March 1, 1940 to March 31, 1940 Public

The war diaries are official records kept by the Battalions during a one month period. They contain the daily orders, correspondence, newsletters, and an intelligence log detailing troop activities, locations, and weather conditions. The war diaries detail the activities and movement of the 1st Battalion from training in Canada and England to active duty on the Western Front and their return to Victoria in January 1946. This diary was kept while at Otter Point, Work Point Camp, and Debert Military Camp. It has entries about recruitment numbers, weather conditions, training, petty pilfering in the huts, various sports games including erecting a new volley ball court, a vaudeville show, reminder to the men to watch their language and keep things clean during a visit from some ladies from the Auxiliary Services, settling the seniority order of the pipe bands, a tactical march, various entertainments including some of the men's favourite performers, and a bugle contest, among other activities and information.

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  • Vol. 07
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  • 14 pages
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