Not Known Where Canada’s Contingent Will Be Sent (5 October 1914)

With the ever-increasing tension on the frontlines mounting and the threat of a long war becoming ever clearer, Canada began to ponder where the First Contingent, who were currently on route to England, would be used. Canada waited patiently as Indian and British reserves battled on the frontlines. The Berlin Daily Telegraph reported that rumors had begun to swirl around whether or not the Canadian troops would be sent directly to the continent or if they would be sent to Aldershot for additional training. Canada’s government remained silent on this issue.

(Not Known Where Canadian Contingent Will be Sent,” Berlin Daily Telegraph, 5 October 1914)

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