The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives

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Title World War I Diary The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 3 bn-1 Bde 21 Aug 1914-25 Jan 1915
Description Large brown flat file containing the documents associated with the 3 Bn (Battalion) War Diary. Title attached to front cover via sticker. Documents in diary describe the daily summary of the 3 Bn's activities, orders, events of note, and weather. Also includes newspaper clippings mentioning the arrival of Canadian troops at Plymouth as the first war contingency from Canada in the war, a postcard, and two photos of the "Lond (London) Wagon Show" detachment, 3rd bn, 1914.
Catalog Number 00083
Object Name Diary
Material Paper
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1915
Dimensions H-37 W-23 D-1.1 cm
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Front cover dented bottom right, pages yellowed with damages exterior edges and some stains, news clippings very yellowed, photos slightly discoloured.