Wartime in Bamfield

A sentry on duty at the Bamfield Cable Station during World War II. Note sentry box to the left. You had to be able to give a password to be on the cable station at that time. 1942.
During the 2nd World War, this barge was moored in south Bamfield to house air force members. 1940s.
The Mortar Battalion on it's way to Bamfield during World War II. 1940s
Ship comes into Bamfield harbour in her war colours. 1940s.
Members of the mortal battalion and local child at the cable station during WWII.
The mortal battalion was stationed in Bamfield from the fall of 1942 until early 1943. Here they are practicing firing mortar on Brady's Beach.
The mortal battalion was stationed in Bamfield from the fall of 1942 until early 1943. Here they are practicing firing mortar on Brady's Beach.
Sandbag defense at the Bamfield Cable Station during World War II.
Army barracks at the Bamfield Cable Station during World War II. When they were abandoned after the war, several Bamfield retrieved lumber from them for their own use.
Mortar battalion member and friend in front of plaque at the Bamfield Cable Station. 1940s.
A mortar explosion on Brady's beach. 1940s.
Mortal battalion practicing on Brady's beach. 1940s
Army member and friend at the Bamfield Cable Station. 1940s.
Frank Correy, mortal battalion member at the Bamfield Cable Station. 1942.
Air force members in boat in front of the Bamfield Cable station. 1945.
Site of air crash at Klanawa near Bamfield in June 1945. 14 people lost their lives.
Air force barge landing supplies at second beach. 1945.
RCAF barge that house airmen in south Bamfield. 1945.
Air force members and Bamfielders picnicing on Brady's beach. 1945.
Air force members on barge in Grappler Inlet. Boxes are labeled as headed to Cape Beale.
Barge landing at 2nd beach during World War II
A tractor is moving a wooden box up the beach. 1945.
Two airmen in uniform in a boat in the Alberni canal near Bamfield. 1945.