Category: 15th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I

Categories: Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I | 48th Highlanders of Canada

The 15th Battalion, was a unit of the Canadian Expeditionary Force authorized on 1 September 1914. The battalion was raised for World War I by the 48th Highlanders of Canada. The battalion arrived in France on 15 February 1915 where it fought as part of the 3rd Infantry Brigade, 1st Canadian Division until the end of the war.

The 15th Battalion was disbanded on 30 August 1920.

Perpetuation/Lineage
The traditions and battle honours have been perpetuated by:

1920-1930 | The 48th Regiment (Highlanders), 1st Bn (15th Bn, CEF)
1930-1940 | 48th Highlanders of Canada, 1st Bn (15th Bn, CEF)
1940-1945 | 2nd (Reserve) Battalion, 48th Highlanders of Canada, 1st Bn (15th Bn, CEF)
From 1945 | 48th Highlanders of Canada, 1st Bn (15th Bn, CEF)

Authorities
Canadian Forces, The Insignia and Lineages of the Canadian Forces. Vol. 3 Pt. 2

Resources

15th Battalion Memorial Project
15th Battalion Nominal Roll 1915 hosted by archive.org
Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group

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Person Profiles (20)

A

08 Oct 1894 - 20 Jul 1917 photo

B

1885 Montrose, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom - 24 Apr 1915 photo
29 Aug 1893 Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States - 29 Apr 1915
15 Mar 1894 Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 10 Oct 1918

D

10 Nov 1896 Congleton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom - 03 Jun 1916
29 Mar 1894 Glen Almond, Quebec, Canada - 07 Feb 1937

F

07 Jan 1883 Euphrasia Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada - abt 1954 photo

G

30 Jul 1887 Caistorville, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada - 07 Jun 1930

M

30 Jun 1893 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom - 09 Apr 1917
15 Nov 1895 Lincoln, City of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England - 03 Jun 1916
28 Mar 1881 Solihull, Warwickshire, England - 10 Jan 1970 photo
15 May 1887 Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia, Canada - 29 Dec 1978

N

20 Dec 1890 - 20 Jun 1974

P

18 Oct 1894 Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 27 Sep 1918 photo
10 May 1890 Preston, Lancashire, England - 25 Apr 1915 photo

S

12 Oct 1894 Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada - 24 Apr 1915
05 May 1887 Perth, Ontario, Canada - 07 Sep 1943
20 Oct 1899 Brigus, Newfoundland - 07 Jan 1993

T

09 Nov 1894 Mount Pleasant, Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada - 09 Apr 1917
abt 03 Apr 1884 Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom - abt 01 Oct 1916 photo




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