152nd (Weyburn-Estevan) Battalion, CEF

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The 152nd Battalion was a unit of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. It was authorized on 22 December 1915, recruiting in Weyburn and Estevan, Saskatchewan, and embarked for Great Britain on 3 October 1916, where its personnel were absorbed by the 32nd Reserve Battalion, CEF, on 21 October 1916 to provide reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field. The battalion was disbanded on 21 May 1917.[1]

The 152nd Battalion, CEF had one officer commanding: Lieutenant-Colonel S. B. Nelles.

The 152nd Battalion is perpetuated by The South Saskatchewan Regiment[2]

Battle honours[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Canadian Forces Publication A-DH-267-003 Insignia and Lineages of the Canadian Forces. Volume 3: Combat Arms Regiments.
  2. ^ Canadian Forces Publication A-DH-267-003 Insignia and Lineages of the Canadian Forces. Volume 3: Combat Arms Regiments.
  3. ^ "South Saskatchewan Regiment". Retrieved 2007-11-25. 

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