Herbert Clifford

Second Battle of Ypres

The 14th Battalion entered the trenches for the first time in late February 1915. In mid-April they moved from France to the Ypres Salient where, in less than a week, the Canadian Division would be embroiled in their first great battle of the war.The Second Battle of Ypres, as depicted in this painting […]

Salisbury Plain

The SS Andania arrived in Plymouth on October 14, 1914 but the troops waited 4 days before boarding a train to Patney from where they marched to West Down South on Salisbury Plain. The 1st Canadian Division then endured one of the worst English winters in memory. View a gallery […]

Aboard the Andania

Canon Frederick George Scott was attached to 14th Battalion at Valcartier and a chapter in his book, The Great War as I Saw It, is devoted to his experiences at Valcartier Camp. He also wrote an excellent account of their voyage from Quebec to Plymouth aboard the RMS Andania. Not all of the 14th Battalion was […]