“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Esquimalt, British Columbia

Esquimalt Naval Sites Marker image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Lester, September 25, 2013
Esquimalt Naval Sites Marker
1British Columbia, Capital, Esquimalt, Victoria West — Esquimalt Naval SitesLes Sites Navals d'Esquimalt
Near Belim Street.
The long naval presence here has produced a unique legacy among defence sites in Canada. From its establishment in 1865 until Britain's Royal Navy withdrew in 1906, Esquimalt served as headquarters of the vast Pacific Station. In the Dockyard, the . . . Map (db m72867) HM
2British Columbia, Capital, Esquimalt, Victoria West — The Canadian Women's Army Corps (CWAC)Le Corps Féminin de l'Armée Canadienne (CFAC)
Near Belim Street.
Canadian Women's Army Corps (CWAC) Women's service in the military during the Second World War challenged the tradition of all-male armed forces. Between 1941 and 1946, close to 22,000 volunteers enlisted in the CWAC and were posted to bases at home . . . Map (db m72873) HM
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Apr. 2, 2023