No. 2 Construction Battalion
1916 - 1920
Nova Scotia




NOTICE

The No. 2 Construction Battalion

Canada's First and Only Black Battalion
To Be Honoured
For Service to King & Country (1916 - 1920)

The Market Wharf, Pictou, N.S.
Site of the Original Headquarters
for The Battalion

Saturday, July 10, 1993

Legion Parade — 10:30 a.m.
Unveiling Ceremony — 11:00 a.m.
Reception — 12:00 noon
Sponsors: Black Cultural Centre
Parks Canada
& Pictou Waterfront Development Corp.

for Additional Information Call
Black Cultural Centre – 434-6223
Calvin Ruck, Committee Chair – 435-0503






No. 2 Construction Battalion

Documents (letters)

to and by Sir Sam Hughes
Minister of Militia and Defence, Ottawa
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2a.html

Memorandum on the enlistment of Negroes...
by Sir Willoughby Garnons Gwatkin
Chief of the General Staff, Ottawa
13 April 1916
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2b.html

Interdepartmental Committee
Military Secretary: Memo to The Naval Secretary
21 February 1917
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2c.html

Interdepartmental Committee
Naval Secretary: Memo to The Military Secretary
23 February 1917
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2d.html

Submission to The Historic Sites and Monuments Board
Dr. Calvin Ruck, Chair
Black Battalion Committee
18 October 1991
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2e.html

Black Battalion to be Commemorated
Environment Canada News Release
Pictou, 11 December 1992
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2f.html

Canada's First and Only Black Battalion to be Honoured
For Service to King & Country (1916-1920)

The No. 2 Construction Battalion
Pictou, 10 July 1993
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2g.html

Names In Ascending Order, by Regimental Number
The No. 2 Construction Battalion
CEF – Canadian Expeditionary Force
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2r.html

Guide to Contents
No. 2 Construction Battalion
http://ns1758.ca/ruck/conbat2z.html




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