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107th Battalion (Winnipeg), CEF

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The 107th Battalion (Winnipeg), CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Great War Canadian Expeditionary Force. The 107th Battalion was authorized on 4 November 1915 and embarked for Britain on 19 September 1916. The battalion was converted to Pioneers and served in France and Flanders as the 107th Pioneer Battalion. The battalion disbanded on 15 September 1920.

The 107th Battalion recruited in, and was mobilized at, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The 107th Battalion was commanded by Lt.-Col. G. Campbell, DSO, from 18 September 1916 to 9 October 1917 and Lt.-Col. H.G. Walkem from 9 October 1917 to 28 May 1918.

The 107th Battalion was awarded the following battle honours:

  • ARRAS, 1917+
  • Vimy, 1917, 9–14 April 1917+
  • Arleux
  • Scarpe, 1917,3–4 May 1917
  • HILL 70, 15–25 August 1917+
  • Ypres 1917, 31 July–10 November 1917
  • Passchendaele, 12 October 1917 or 26 October–10 November 1917+
  • Somme 1918
  • FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1917-18
  • The 107th Battalion (Winnipeg), CEF, is not perpetuated by the Canadian Army.

    References

    107th Battalion (Winnipeg), CEF Wikipedia


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