198th (Canadian Buffs) Battalion, CEF


198th (Canadian Buffs) Battalion, CEF

The 198th (Canadian Buffs) Battalion, CEF was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Toronto, Ontario, the unit began recruiting during the winter of 1915/16 in that city. After sailing to England in March 1917, the battalion was absorbed into the 3rd Reserve Battalion on March 9, 1918. The 198th (Canadian Buffs) Battalion, CEF had one Officer Commanding: Lieut-Col. J. A. Cooper.

References

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


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