Seventy-eight years on 26 September 1939 at 0400 hours volunteers in 15th (Vancouver) Coast Brigade RCA were mobilized under Section 63 of the Militia Act.
As part of the Yorke Island Conservancy project, we will be following the story of 85 Heavy Battery RCA CASF as they activate the defences on the island.
Three days of war diaries have been posted in the 1939 Yearbook with attached documentation. Latest entry as Battery departs Vancouver Harbour onboard HMCS Comox in the rain.
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