Four 97th Battery soldiers kneeling with large equipment

161st Battalion

1914 – 1918

The 161st (Huron) Battalion was based in London, Ontario, and began recruiting in late 1915 in Huron County. After sailing to England in November 1916, the battalion was absorbed into the 4th Reserve Battalion on February 15, 1918.

For more images and artifacts featuring the 161st Battalion, visit Bruce County Museum’s Online Collections site: 161st Battalion, Bruce County Museum Online Collections.

For information about the War Diaries of the 161st Battalion, visit the Library and Archives Canada site: Archives Search 161st Canadian Infantry Battalion.

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