Category: 6th Battalion (Fort Garrys), Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I

Categories: Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I

The 6th Battalion, (Fort Garrys) CEF was a battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. It was authorized on 10 August 1914, and embarked for Britain on 29 September 1914. It formed the nucleus of the Remount Depot on 20 January 1915, and the remainder of the battalion's personnel were absorbed by the Canadian Cavalry Depot, CEF, on 6 March 1915 to provid

The 6th Battalion was commanded by Lt.-Col. J.G. Rattray and by Lt.-Col R.W. Paterson.

The 6th Battalion, CEF is perpetuated by the 12th Manitoba Dragoons, currently on the Supplementary Order of Battle.


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Person Profiles (7)

20 Feb 1892 Wolfville, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada - 11 Mar 1963
abt 12 Dec 1892 Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada photo
23 Jan 1884 St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada - 27 Feb 1917 photo
28 Jan 1872 Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States - 06 Nov 1917
22 May 1872 Sholopore, Madres, India - 28 Jul 1959 photo
16 Mar 1854 Red River Settlement, Rupert's Land - 16 Mar 1922
20 Apr 1870 Fenwick, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada - 28 Aug 1925 photo

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