The Fate of Major Ashplant Former Member of the 18th Battalion

LEFT HERE WITH 33rd BATTALION “D” COMPANY IN 1915. Six Canadian Army officers stand on the deck of the S.S. Lapland. They are of Company “D” of the 33rd Battalion and they are off to war. The men are representative of the officer class of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Solid middle-class backgrounds with either a … Continue reading The Fate of Major Ashplant Former Member of the 18th Battalion

The Best Rest in Many Moons: A Letter by Major Sale

Major Sale was an active and influential member of the Goderich, Ontario community as a dentist. He was active in the Canadian Militia with the 33rd Regiment and joined the 18th Battalion as a captain shortly after its inception in October 1914. He served his Battalion diligently and was earned a promotion to major in … Continue reading The Best Rest in Many Moons: A Letter by Major Sale