Amazing Set of Photographs: 18th Battalion

Dennis contacted me regarding a family member who served in the 18th Battalion. Part of the conversation over email led to a great contribution from Dennis. Below are a series of photographs taken by the Rickard Brothers and portray 6 of the battalions. The image quality is exceptional and if one expands/zooms into the photographs…

Confidential War Diary of 18th Canadian Battalion 2nd Canadian Division from 1st January to 31st January 1916: Volume 5

Confidential War Diary of 18th Canadian Battalion 2nd Canadian Division from 1st January to 31st January 1916: Volume 5 With appendices 1-2 Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information LA CLYTTE Jan. 1 Battalion in LA CLYTTE in Divisional Reserve – “B” and D Companies were paid other Companies conducted training in specialists. Officers…

Photos of the 18th Battalion?

Below are a series of photos I found online at New York Public Library Digital Collection. The caption refers to the unit as the 18th Br(Brigade) but according a post at C.E.F. Study Group this term was really only applicable to C.E.F. Army units serving in France and not to units stationed and training in…