August 1915

26-Aug-1915 – Thursday
The battalion formed up on the parade ground at Camp Valcartier to have a photograph taken, officers were first and then the entire Battalion. The men were arranged left to right, Signallers, the Band, A, B, C, D and E companies. The officers were in front of their companies and Lt. Colonel Gascoigne front and centre

27-Aug-1915 – Friday
E Company sailed from Quebec City on board the S.S. Scandinavian, bound for England. The men of E Company, officially known as the 60th Canadian Battalion, 1st Reinforcing Draft, all transferred to the 23rd Canadian Reserve Battalion in England, destined to become reinforcements for units already in France.


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