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Forestry, Pioneer, and Railway Troops in the C.E.F. | Vancouver

Posted: September 23, 2014 at 14:42 pm
In commemoration of Canada's First World War Centenary.

Description

This presentation will look at the Canadian men in camps in France and the U.K., who felled and processed 75% of the timber needed by Allied Armies for the Western Front. And fighting with a pick and a rifle, Pioneers served alongside the Infantry in many battles. Canadian railwaymen handled 100% of the light gauge and 60% of broad gauge railroad construction in France and Flanders.

 

Peter Broznitsky is Chairman of the Western Front Association - Pacific Coast Branch

 

In commemoration of Canada's First World War Centenary.

 

Admission is free. Seating is limited.
No registration required.

When?

Forestry, Pioneer, and Railway Troops in the C.E.F. Begins
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 (6:30pm)
Forestry, Pioneer, and Railway Troops in the C.E.F. Ends
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 (7:30pm)

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Street Address 4515 Dunbar Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6S2G7
Browse City ID A-0000000035

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