Category: 28th Battalion (Northwest), Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I

Categories: Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I | Royal Regina Rifles

The 28th Battalion (Northwest), CEF was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 29 May 1915. It disembarked in France on 18 September 1915, where it fought as part of the 6th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. The battalion was disbanded on 30 August 1920.

The 28th Battalion originally recruited in Saskatoon, Regina, Moose Jaw and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and Fort William and Port Arthur (now Thunder Bay), Ontario and was mobilized at Winnipeg, Manitoba.

28th Battalion (Northwest), CEF, is perpetuated by The Royal Regina Rifles.

The 28th battalion had five Officers Commanding:

- Lt.-Col. J.F.L. Embury, CMG, 29 May 1915 – 17 September 1916
- Lt.-Col. A. Ross, DSO, 17 September 1916 – 1 October 1918
- Maj. G.F.D. Bond, MC, 2 October 1918 – 6 November 1918
- Maj. A.F. Simpson, DSO, 6 November 1918 – 16 December 1918
- Lt.-Col. D.E. MacIntyre, DSO, MC, 16 December 1918-Demobilization

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Person Profiles (11)

26 Mar 1886 Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland - 06 Feb 1930
12 Oct 1883 Reading, Berkshire, England - 25 Oct 1956
06 Feb 1879 Alma, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada - 10 Nov 1916 photo
16 May 1893 Stony Mountain, Rockwood, Manitoba, Canada - 27 Apr 1951 photo
07 Dec 1897 Mulmur, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada - 02 Oct 1918
01 Aug 1898 Shoal Lake, Manitoba, Canada - 09 Sep 1918
09 Sep 1894 Seaforth, Huron East, Huron, Ontario, Canada - 06 Apr 1917
14 Aug 1892 Wotton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom - 15 May 1980 photo
23 Dec 1896 Saint John, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - 07 May 1917
15 Dec 1892 Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada - 11 Nov 1918 photo
03 May 1889 Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada - 26 May 1970 photo




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