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52nd Battalion

1914 – 1918

The 52nd Battalion (New Ontario) was authorized in November, 1914, and left for Britain in November, 1915. It disembarked in France on February 21, 1916, and fought as part of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war.

The battalion was disbanded in August, 1920, and is perpetuated by the Lake Superior Scottish Regiment.

Sources:
“52nd Battalion (New Ontario), CEF”. Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/52nd_Battalion_(New_Ontario),_CEF, accessed June 26, 2020.
“52nd Battalion C.E.F.: Awards, Decorations, and General Information”. World War One Thunder Bay Centennial Project, https://tbayworldwarone.com/2017/01/30/52nd-battalion-c-e-f/, accessed June 26, 2020.

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