Seventy Eight years ago on 13 October 1939
From the war diaries of 85 Heavy Battery, RCA CASF a sub-unit of the 15th (Vancouver) Coast Brigade
13 Oct 1939 – York Island
Lt. Col. G.R. Turner, G.S.O., arrived in R.C.A.F. aircraft accompanied by Air Commodore G.O. Johnson and Major Chetwynal, RCE.
The war diaries of the Headquarters 15th (Vancouver) Coast Brigade RCA and the following Batteries have yet to be located:
31st Heavy Battery stationed at Stanley Park and Narrows North
58th Heavy Battery stationed at Point Grey and Steveston