137th (Calgary) Battalion, CEF

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The 137th Battalion, CEF was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Calgary, Alberta, the unit began recruiting in late 1915 in that city. After sailing to England in August 1916, the battalion was absorbed into the 21st Reserve Battalion on January 10, 1917.

The 137th Battalion, CEF had one Officer Commanding: Lieut-Col. G. W. Morfitt.

The battalion is perpetuated by The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC).

See also[edit]


  • Meek, John F. Over the Top! The Canadian Infantry in the First World War. Orangeville, Ont.: The Author, 1971.