223rd Battalion (Canadian Scandinavians), CEF

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The 223rd (Scandinavians) Battalion, CEF was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the unit began recruiting in early 1916 in Military Districts 10, 11, 12, and 13. After sailing to England in May 1917, the battalion was absorbed into the 11th Reserve Battalion on May 14, 1917. The 223rd (Scandinavians) Battalion, CEF had one Officer Commanding: Lieut-Col. H. M. Hannesson.[1]

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