Montreal Daily Star, 18 July 1919, page 4

Canadians Not to Parade Saturday Though Invited

London – July 18 – Canadian headquarters have issued an examination of the absence of Canadian troops from the great London peace procession on Saturday.  They say it is a matter of deep regret but it has been found impossible to accept the invitation extended by the War Office to the Canadian forces to take part in the peace celebrations procession.  Unfortunately owing to the Canadian scheme of demobilisation all organised units have already been repatriated.  Canadian soldiers still remain in this country, but while the individually represent a number of fighting units, the circumstances of their departure prevent their being given ceremonial formation.

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