Wednesday, September 7, 2011

#4 Special Wireless Station - The Station That Never Was

 #4SWS located at Riske Creek BC, "was the Station that never was." Its saga began in late March or early April 1944 when it's establishment was authorized. A newly qualified Lieutenant by the name of Hance Legere who at the time was acting CO of #1SWS at Leitrim was posted to Vancouver and immediately given travel orders and tickets to proceed to Williams Lake, BC, and from there to the site of the new Station which was to be located at Riske Creek, BC, approximately 51 kms west of Williams Lake on the old Williams Lake - Bella Coola telegraph line, (Today BC Highway #20).

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