Not all work

Battery historians were unanimous about the recreational advantages of Camp Petawawa, especially during the heat of the summer. “The broad, sandy Ottawa offered excellent swimming” (1)  — “as fine swimming as can be found between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans” (2).

5b Three pals in the Ottawa River


(1) MacArthur, D.C. The History of the Fifty-Fifth Battery, CFA. Toronto: H.S. Longhurst, 1919. 2
(2) 60th C.F.A. Battery Book, 1916-1919.[1919]. 14

The photograph is from Percy’s large album.

Copyright 2016. See “More about this project.”

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