Category: 146th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I

Categories: Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I

The 146th Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force was organized in November 1915 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles A. Low. The unit was officially authorized by General Order 15, dated 22 December 1915. They recruited in the counties of Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington, and mobilized in Kingston.

On 27 September 1916 the unit embarked aboard the S.S. SOUTHLAND in Halifax. They arrived in England on 6 October 1916, with a strength of 26 officers, and 581 other ranks. Most of the unit were absorbed by the 95th Battalion on 6 October 1916. The 146th Battalion was officially disbanded by Privy Council Order 2342, dated 1 September 1917. The unit is perpetuated by The Frontenac Regiment.


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Person Profiles (5)

22 Jun 1880 Hinchinbrooke, Frontenac, Canada West, British Colonial America
05 Sep 1893 South Fredericksburg, Ontario - 16 Nov 1974 photo
10 Nov 1881 Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom - 29 Dec 1934
30 Dec 1896 Kaladar, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada - 20 Feb 1965
02 Sep 1889 Storrington, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada - 27 Sep 1918

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