Clearing Snow

The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum posted this priceless image on its Twitter feed. A group of 18th Battalion soldiers stand in a line in the barracks square at Wolsesly Barracks in London, Ontario. The men stand in a line with shovels and have to dig the snow to clear the square. There is a small…

Christmas 1917 for the C.E.F.

The month of December was kind to the 18th. Very few wounded and no deaths due to action or wounds. As is tradition for Canadian Army units, the Officers of the Battalion served the N.C.O.s and other ranks Christmas dinner. Regrettably the War Diary does not expand on the event as it descrives Christmas Day…