Boys in uniform

Regulations permitted the Canadian Expeditionary Force to enlist fourteen-year-old boys (and in some cases those even younger) to enlist as bandsmen, buglers, trumpeters, and drummers. They were not allowed to proceed to the front, but doubtless some wangled their way into fighting units.

postcards, 8.9cm x 13.8cm
War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War