Four 97th Battery soldiers kneeling with large equipment

71st Battalion

1914 – 1918

The 71st Battalion was authorized on April 1, 1916 and embarked for Great Britain on the same day. It provided reinforcements to the Canadian Corps in the field until September 30, 1916, when its personnel were absorbed by the 44th, 54th, and 74th Battalions. The battalion disbanded April 11, 1918.

For information about the War Diaries of the 71st Battalion, visit the Library and Archives Canada site: Archives Search 71st Canadian Infantry Battalion.

Close Menu