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.

War Diaries – 2nd Bn. CEF

2nd Bn, CEF-Sunday, November 3, 1918

Protestant Church parade as held on Bn. Parade Ground at 1100 hours R.C.Church Service at same hour in the Church Rieulay. Immediately after service Battalion formed up and were photographed by the Official War Records photographer. Lt. Col. L.T.McLaughlin, D.S.O. presents a Platoon Challenge Cup to be competed for every two months. First competition schedule for Nov 6th. Lieut. G. Hunter proceeded on 14 days leave to U.K. Weather: Unsettled.