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Description found in Archives
Sub-series part of
Place of creation
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Scope and content
Sub-series consists of records created and/or maintained at Shorncliffe Camp, and document many aspects of its activities.
Copyright belongs to the Crown.
Finding aid 9-47 is a typed file list. 9-47 (Paper)
Biography / Administrative history
Shorncliffe Camp was a training camp for the CEF situated near Folkestone, England. After the departure of the 1st Division to France in early 1915, Shorncliffe Camp became the home base for the remaining Canadian troops in England, the newly arrived 2nd Division under the command of Major-General S.B. Steele and the Canadian Training Division under the command of Brigadier-General J.C. MacDougall. The Canadian Reserve Cavalry Regiment responsible for the training of cavalry reinforcements was also based at Shorncliffe until 1918. At the end of the war troops were assembled at Shorncliffe prior to their return to Canada and demobilization.
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