78 Years Ago Today on 31 August 1939
Seventy Eight years ago on 31 August 1939
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
31 August 1939 – York Island
Continual fatigues. Foreman and 4 helpers arrived to build fence around Fort and construct a sleeping hut.
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.