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Sub-series consists of
Place of creation
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Scope and content
Sub-series consists of records created and/or maintained by the 2nd Canadian Division Headquarters, and document many aspects of its activities.
Copyright belongs to the Crown.
Textual records The finding aid's file level descriptions can be accessed through the consists of fields in the MIKAN record. A paper copy is also available in the Reference room. The finding aid is a typed list consisting of volume number, file number, title and outside dates. 9-37-15 90 (Electronic)
Biography / Administrative history
A second contingent sailed for England in the spring of 1915, and from it was formed the 2nd Canadian Division. Following a period of training in England they joined the 1st Division in France in September and became a part of the newly-created Canadian Corps in September 1915. The 2nd Canadian Division was composed of the 4th, 5th and 6th Canadian Infantry Brigades and the 2nd Divisional Artillery and was commanded successively by Major-Generals S.B. Steele (25 May 1915 to 16 August 1915), R.E.W. Turner (17 August 1915 to 26 November 1916) and Sir H.R. Burstall (15 December 1916 to 22 May 1919).
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