18th Battalion

1914 – 1918

The 18th Battalion (Western Ontario), CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in the Great War recruited out of Western Ontario and mobilized in London, Ontario. The battalion was authorized on November 7, 1914 and embarked for Great Britain on April 18, 1915. It disembarked in France on September 15, 1915, where it fought as part of the 4th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. The battalion was disbanded on September 15, 1920.

For more images and artifacts featuring the 18th Battalion, visit Bruce County Museum’s Online Collections site: 18th Battalion, Bruce County Museum Online Collections.

For information about the War Diaries of the 18th Battalion, visit the Library and Archives Canada site: Archives Search 18th Canadian Infantry Battalion.


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