Seventy Eight years ago on 24 September 1939
From the War Diaries of 15th (Vancouver) Coast Brigade RCA CASF
24/9/39 Mob. Plus 20. No change in strength and disposition. Instructions received to stop recruiting.
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
24 Sep 1939 – York Island
Completed documentation. Discussed engineer services and requirements with Lieutenant Cunnington.
Medical Board and Lt. Cunnington left at 1400 hours.
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.