134th Battalion

 

                             134th Bn CEF: 1915-1918

•4 Dec 1915 authorized to stand up
•LCol Duncan Commanding Officer
•Jan 1916 recruiting commences with 1200 on strength by 22 Feb
•Billeted at CNE horticulture building barracks
•16 May Bn moves to Camp Niagara and from there to Camp Borden
•LCol Miller new CO and Maj Allan DCO
•List of Bn Officers and NCOs (including their eventual fate) p. 415 Regimental history
•5 Aug 1916 depart Borden for Halifax arriving 8 Aug
•Depart Halifax onboard SS Scotian escorted by HMS Carnarvon
•18 Aug arrive in UK and move to Bramshott scheduled for 5th Div
•Decision to made to send a 350 man reinforcement draft to the 15th Bn on 7 Oct
•Bn moves to Whitley Camp Surrey 1 Nov and 22 Jan 1917 is posted to the new 5th Cdn Div
•More reinforcement drafts taken from the Bn: 378 – 19th and 117 – 3rd in May; 100 – 15th Feb 1918
•12 Feb 1918 decision made to demobilize the 5th Div and the remaining Bn is
•broken up into 3 x 100 man reinforcing drafts to each of 4th Bn, 4CMR and the 15th Bn
•The battalion provided reinforcements to the Canadian Corps in the field until 7 March 1918,

when its personnel were absorbed by the ’12th Reserve Battalion, CEF

 

 

Oct-Dec 1916-1917 Witley camp. The Battalion with A Company leading,
marching past HRH The Duke of Connaught in Milford. Maj-Gen Hughes
and Lt-Gen Turner.
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