A school play from 1917

Drill was very popular in Canadian schools before the First World War and became even more popular after 1914, when it was used as a vehicle for patriotic instruction.

Edith Lelean Groves, Rule Britannia (Fancy Flag Drill) (Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1917)

Rule Britannia.pdf (2.17 MB)
booklet, 12 pages, 12.8cm x 18.9cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War