100 YEARS AGO TODAY: The March to the Rhine - Day 2.
After staying in Thulin for over a week, men of the 61st Field Battery depart for Cambron St. Vincent at 03h30, arriving at 14h00 after being inspected enroute by the G.O.C. 3rd Canadian Infantry Brigade. Weather reported as damp, foggy and very cold (this will be a staple of the march over the next four weeks).
The March to the Rhine, First Period (courtesy 60th Fld Bty)
13th Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada)
14th Battalion (The Royal Montreal Regiment)
15th Battlion (48th Highlanders of Canada), 3rd Inf. Bde, C.E.F.
16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish), 3rd Inf. Bde, C.E.F.
5th Canadan Divisional Artillery, C.E.F.
14th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery
61st Field Battery, C.F.A., 5th C.D.A., C.E.F.
Lt Virtue 61st Field Battery
55th Field Battery, C.F.A., 5th C.D.A., C.E.F.
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