191st (Southern Alberta) Battalion, CEF

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191st Battalion, CEF
Active 1916–1917
Country Canada
Branch Canadian Expeditionary Force
Type Infantry
Commanders
Officer commanding Lieutenant-Colonel W. G. Bryan

The 191st (South Alberta) Battalion, CEF, was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Macleod, Alberta, the unit began recruiting during the winter of 1915/16 in that town and the surrounding district. After sailing to England in March 1917, the battalion was absorbed into the 21st Reserve Battalion on June 9, 1917. The 191st (South Alberta) Battalion, CEF, had one officer commanding: Lieutenant-Colonel W. G. Bryan.

Perpetuation of the 191st Battalion was assigned to the Alberta Regiment in 1920.[1] When that regiment split in two in 1924, the North Alberta Regiment carried on the perpetuation.[2] The North Albertas disbanded in 1936.

References[edit]

  • Meek, John F. (1971). Over the Top! The Canadian Infantry in the First World War. Orangeville, Ontario: The Author. 
  1. ^ "The South Alberta Light Horse". Official Lineages: Volume 3, Part 1: Armour, Artillery and Field Engineer Regiments – Armour Regiments. Directorate of History and Heritage. June 11, 2010. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Annex 1B: Perpetuations". Official Lineages: Volume 3, Part 1: Armour, Artillery and Field Engineer Regiments. Directorate of History and Heritage. May 1, 2009. Retrieved November 4, 2011.