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APPENDIX I

 

CANADIANS WITH THE IMPERIAL FORCES

 

THE Canadian Expeditionary Force was not the only contribution Canada made to the man-power of the Allies. At the outbreak of the war there were many Canadians in Europe and in Great Britain, and not a few of these hastened to enlist in the Imperial Army, some as officers, and more as privates. The Regular Army had as officers between 150 and 160 graduates of the Royal Military College of Canada. Of these the record is obtainable; but there were in different corps, and in the Navy many other officers and men of Canadian birth. On August 0th, 1914, six-teen days after the declaration of war by Great Britain, the Canadian Gazette of London, England, published an account of Canadians in the British Army. It will be seen from this account that men from the Dominion were on active service in every part of the widely scattered Empire, and that many of them had important positions; not a few of them were veterans with much battle experience.

"Canadian officers are found attached to the British Army all over the world. Staff-Captain B. H. O. Arm-strong is Director of the Fortification and Works Office at the War Office in London. Lieutenant F. A. Wanklyn, of the Royal Artillery, is Flight Commander of the Royal Flying Corps on Salisbury Plain. Major G. H. Johnston is Director of Ordnance in New Zealand, and Colonel G. B. Kirkpatrick is Inspector-General of the Militia in Australia. Lieut.-Colonel R. K. Scott is Chief Ordnance Officer in Bermuda, and Captain C. M. Stephen holds a similar office in Jamaica. Captain F. H. Courtney is in command of a detachment of the Royal Garrison Artillery at Khartoum. Lieut.-Colonel G. B.

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