Seventy Eight years ago on 6 September 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
6 September 1939 – York Island
Report on tractor (See App. “F”)
Work continued. M.O. called for a sea bathing parade. Water was very cold.
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.
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