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Recruiting

The Film

Year
1915

Running Time
05 min 06 s

A film showing recruits, from enlistment until their arrival in Europe. The first shot shows a man enlisting at the Highlanders' armoury. Then we see the new soldiers training. They receive instructions and become familiar with the manoeuvres. In Montreal, soldiers and recruits file past an enthusiastic crowd. Next we see troops disembarking in France. The men get into trucks and trains and head for the front.

Web site Images of a Forgotten War


Pieces of History

Raising Volunteers and Early Send-Offs

Canadian Women and the First World War


Images

215th BN, CEF: Look.The Fate of the Empire Depends on You! Canadian Mounted Rifles, 1914-1918 This Is Your Flag It Stands for Liberty – Fight for It Join the 207 Overseas Battalion, 1914-1918 Bushmen and Sawmill Hands Wanted – Join the 238th Canadian Forestry Battalion, 1914-1918 The Jews of the World Over Love Liberty, ca. 1916-17 The Jews the World Over Love Liberty Have Fought for It … Answer the Call of Your King The Fatal Room : Where You Enlist Full Equipment for Going Overseas NCOs of the 13th Battalion

Other Materials

The 13th (Royal Highlanders of Canada) Battalion

Les Purs Canayens


Teaching Materials

Mobilization: Recruitment 2

Wartime Dilemmas

Mobilization: Recruitment 1