Category: 8th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops, Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I

Categories: Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I

Organized at Purfleet in March 1917 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel J. K. Cornwall.
Personnel from the 211th and 218th Battalions formed the nucleus.
Arrived in France 20 April 1917.
Returned to Canada 25 May 1919.
Demobilized at Edmonton.
Disbanded by General Order 196 of 1 November 1920.


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Person Profiles (2)

20 May 1879 Wellington, New Zealand - 28 Apr 1922
21 Mar 1873 Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States - 14 Jun 1917 photo

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