From the War Diaries of 85 Heavy Battery, RCA CASF a sub-unit of the 15th (Vancouver) Coast Brigade RCA stationed at Yorke Island, BC
17 September 1939 – York Island
Comforts supplied by Lions Gate Riding Club distributed.
Capt. F.W. Guernsey left via S.S. "Gardena" to report to 1st A.A. Regt., R.C.A.
Command handed over to Capt. R.H. Jorgensen.
Weather : Fair.
The war diaries for the following Batteries of the 15th (Vancouver) Coast Brigade RCA have yet to be located:
31st Heavy Battery stationed at Stanley Park and Narrows North
58th Heavy Battery stationed at Point Grey and Steveston.