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19th Battalion scrapbook
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The battalion was originally raised at Exhibition Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on 6 November 1914. As part of the 4th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division, the 19th went from its station in Toronto, Canada, to West Sandling Camp, Shorncliffe, England, 23 May 1915. It disembarked in France on 15 September 1915, where it fought as part of the 4th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war and disbanded on 15 September 1920. It is perpetuated by The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's).
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The scrapbook contains approximately 55 black and white photos (approximately half are originals, the others are good quality reproductions), 3 colour photographs, news clippings, maps, and other material related to the Battalion.
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The material (2014-020) was acquired from Gord Russell in June 2014.
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First World War Related.
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