The canadian army on salisbury plain presents a fascinating and detailed view of an otherwise neglected aspect of the first world war when soldiers from far flung parts of the king emperors dominion rallied to the imperial flag and sailed thousands of miles to take part in the greatest armed struggle the world had ever known. Training in the winter of 1914 was rigorous and conditions on salisbury plain were harsh due to cold and rain the reunion of the 1st infantry division and 1st armoured brigade and first canadian army commanded by lieutenant general harry crerar was accomplished. Salisbury plain in the canadian news this is a small gallery of news items pertaining to the first canadian contingent camping for the winter on salisbury plain in england heavy rains and problems getting enough huts constructed meant that many of the men spent a miserable few months camping in fields of mud thanks to heavy rain for extended . Get read the canadian army on salisbury plain the first canadian contingent october 1914 february popular best read the canadian army on salisbury plain the first canadian contingent october 1914 february e books . Canadian military camp salisbury plain england 1914 can 109 rppc real photo 1995 please note that the scans may not show all flaws standard size postcard an item inspection identified corner and edge wear album marks lite creasing soiling please email me if you have any questions thank you for viewing this item
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