Collection 2017-58 - Military photographs from World War I

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CA ON00156 2017-58


Military photographs from World War I


  • 1916 (Creation)

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2 photographs

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Donated to Grey Roots Museum & Archives and transferred to the Community Archives in June 2017.

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Two photographs:

  1. Canadian Expeditionary Force, 155th O.S. Battalion at Barriefield, July 6, 1916 . A cropped version of the same image is available online here:
  2. Unidentified military unit standing on a large parade ground in an unnamed city, with a water tower in the background carrying an advertisement for Sweet Caporal Cigarettes. This image has been scanned and is available online at

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The 155th Battalion image has been water damaged and some parts of it are missing.

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