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Harry and Frank continued to train with the battalion in Saskatoon through the winter of 1916, rumours of the battalion’s departure to Europe abound, but they always seem to be just that, rumours. Both are promoted to Sergeant and now must take responsibility for the men in their platoons.
Narration by Caitlin Bailey
Harry White read by Daniel Watchorn
Creative Direction and Production by Ada Chan
“Second Suite for Military Band, Op. 28 no. 2 – II. ‘I’ll Love My Love’, Andante” composed by Gustav Holst, performed by USAF Heritage of America Band. Sourced from Musopen, and used under CC BY 3.0.