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Canada Canada was ill prepared for war in August 1914. The affluent were enjoying the August 1–3 civic holiday at their country houses. The less affluent were suffering from the effects of the worst economic depression since the early 1890s. Only the energetic but unpredictable Minister of Militia and Defence Sam Hughes was enthused by the prospect of war. His only concern was that the British might miss the opportunity. Under his command, some 55,000 militiamen and 44,000 cadets were trained in 1913. These men would

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PDF McKenzie, Andrea - “Our common colonial voices”: Canadian Nurses, Patient Relations, and Nation on Lemnos ISFWWS-Keywords: Canada Canada | Middle East Middle East | Medicine

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PDF Djebabla, Mourad - “Fight the Huns with Food”: Mobilizing Canadian Civilians for the Food War Effort during the Great War, 1914–1918 ISFWWS-Keywords: Canada Canada | Naval Warfare Naval Warfare

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PDF Cook, Tim - Black-Hearted Traitors, Crucified Martyrs, and the Leaning Virgin: The Role of Rumor and the Great War Canadian Soldier Keywords: crucified Canadians crucified Canadians | guardian angels guardian

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Armed Forces (Dominions) The settler colonies of the British Empire (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and South Africa) had already acquired the status of dominions prior to 1914, as part of a constitutional development towards full independence. Self-determination in domestic matters had already been granted to Canada in 1867, to Australia in 1901, to New Zealand in 1907, and to South Africa in 1910. The British declaration of war on Germany in 1914 was binding for all dominions, since London still controlled the

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their own, segregated units. Then they were concentrated into the Pioneer Battalion on the Western Front. After June 1917 they also were subject to conscription. The introduction of conscription enabled New Zealand to maintain its divisions at their full authorized battle strength. In 1918 it was the only formation of the British Empire, except for the Canada Corps, in which a brigade consisted of four, instead of three battalions. (→  ANZAC ) ISFWWS-Keywords: Australia