Thursday, September 6, 2012

February 12, 1916 Varsity Men Get British Commissions

In December 1915, the British War Office appealed to Canadian universities for men to train as officers. Of the 100 who applied at U of T, 31 were accepted and 7 of the 31, including William Milton Skilling, were gazetted in London as Second Lieutenants in the Royal Horse Artillery.

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