The collection contains research material, statistics, correspondence and photographs pertaining to the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force in general and the 260th Battalion in particular. Highlights include the Diary of A. V. Ardagh and the 260th Battalion nominal roll. Photographic material depicts members of the 260th Battalion aboard the SS Protesliaus and at Vladivostok. Also included are images of civilians and members of the White Russian Army. Also included is a commemorative pamphlet and 3 photographs of the North Russia Expeditionary Force, consisting of units of the 16th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, which was dispatched to Archangel on the northern coast of Russia as part of the Allied Forces in 1918-1919.
Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force. 260th Battalion
This collection consists predominantly of photographs of the 2nd Battalion of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (2PPCLI) during the conflict on the Korean Peninsula from its formation on August 7, 1950 to the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement on July 27, 1953. Includes a few images taken after the war. The 2nd Battalion was the first battalion of the PPCLI to arrive in Korea (December 18, 1950) serving with the 27th and 28th British Commonwealth Infantry Brigades until replaced by the 1st Battalion PPCLI on November 4, 1951.