• Review of Public School Battalion on University Campus by H.R.H. Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, Toronto, April 24, 1906

    Two-piece black and white panoramic photo of public school cadet battalion being reviewed by prince
    April 24 1906

    Public School Cadet Battalion Under Review

    H.D. McClellan

    Black and white photograph


    Military training had been part of the curriculum since 1862. A cadet corps was first started at Jarvis Collegiate in 1899 and soon spread to other schools in the city. The cadet program continued until the 1960’s.