War Diaries – 2nd Bn. CEF

2nd Bn, CEF-Monday, November 11, 1918

Lieut-Gen.Sir Arthur W. Currie K.C.B., K.C.M.G. Commanding Canadian Corps held an inspection of the 1st Brigade at Pecquencourt. Battalion paraded at 0830 hours to proceed. After inspection and march past a few words were spoken by him on the work done, and asking all them to take off their helmets for one minute in thanksgiving for armistice being signed. Weather: Fair.

Image: The Army Commander General Horne with The Prince of Wales, General Sir Arthur Currie, the Deputy Mayors and Brig.-Gen. Odlum whose men captured the town of Valenciennes, inspecting the men. November 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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