The Intelligencer January 8, 1916 (page 1)

“15th Reserves Have Splendid Attendance. The 15th Reserve had a splendid attendance on parade last night for the regular drill, which will be held at the Armouries each Friday night at eight o’clock sharp. Drill Instructor Dow took charge of the large number of new recruits and gave them a good start in the work. The officers of the platoons drilled the men in squad drill. The rifle exercise will soon be taken up.

The Reserve have an armoury set aside for their special use, and it will be fitted with convenient racks and books, for clothes, etc. Let every man in the city make up his mind that it is up to him to know his drill and come along next Friday. The Reserve want 250 drilling by 1st February next.

The Intelligencer January 8, 1916 (page 2)

“Nurses for Egypt. Miss Grace Waters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Waters of Belleville and Miss Stella Jenkins, daughter of the late Mr. John Jenkins of this city, who are trained nurses and been for some time in Utica, N.Y., arrived here last evening. After passing their examinations at Kingston it is their intention of going to Cairo, Egypt, as nurses.”

Nurses in the Canadian Expeditionary (Mediterranean) Force Reinforcements for Queen's Hospital, Cairo. Photo taken in Kingston, January 26th, 1916

Nurses in the Canadian Expeditionary (Mediterranean) Force Reinforcements for Queen’s Hospital, Cairo. Photo taken in Kingston, January 26th, 1916 (HC07677) by Percy E. McDonald.