King’s Message to the Canadians | Source: Beaverbrook, Lord Max Aitken. (1916). Canada in Flanders: The official story of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (Vol. 1). London: Hodder and Stoughton. A 3-page document with the King’s comments to the Canadian Soldiers following an inspection in February of 1915 just prior to their going to the front.
Life on Salisbury Plain | Source: Kohli, M. (2008). The 1st contingent CEF: Life on Salisbury Plain. Great Canadian War Project. Retrieved from Great Canadian War Project website. A 12-page An account of the trip across the Atlantic, the arrival in Plymouth, and the experience of the first Canadian Contingent on Salisbury Plain during the first winter of the war.
On Salisbury Plain | Source: Nicholson, Colonel G.W.L. (1964). Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1919: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War. Authority of the Minister of National Defense, pages 32-38, plus illustration. A 4-page excerpt that provides an account of the CEF’s stay on Salisbury Plain in their first few months in Europe.
On Salisbury Plain October, 1914–February, 1915 | Source: Duguid, A. F., Canada. Dept. of National Defence. Directorate of History and Heritage., & Canadian Government EBook Collection. (1938). Official history of the Canadian Forces in the Great War 1914-1919 General series, Vol. I : From the outbreak of war to the formation of the Canadian Corps, August 1914-September 1915. A 7-page excerpt which provides an account of the Canadian Expeditionary Force wintering on Salisbury Plain from October of 1914 until February of 1915.