Seventy Eight years ago on 3 October 1939
From the War Diaries of 15th (Vancouver) Coast Brigade RCA CASF
3/10/39 Mob. Plus 29. Authorized to recruit replacements. Short of War strength by 27 O.R.’s.
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
2 Oct 1939 – York Island
"Border Prince" delivered lumber and water.
Started construction of mess hut.
Letter re: living conditions (see App. "E").
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.
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