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Camp Sewell (Man.)
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Camp Sewell, Manitoba [Camp Hughes Military Training Site] west of Carberry, of North Cypress. Established as Sewell Camp in 1909, it was renamed after Major-General Sir Sam Hughes, Canada's Minister of Militia and Defence, in 1915. During World War 1 more than 38,000 troops of the Canadian Expeditionary Force trained there.
Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton (1853-1947) Lord Kitchener's Chief of Staff during the Boer War, and was Commander in Chief of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force in the unsuccessful campaign agaist Turkey at Gallipoli.
[Information from Aquila Books description, as found in folder with photograph]