198th Overseas Battalion, Canadian Buffs CEF

198th Battalion CEF

  • Badge of the 198th Battalion

    Inscription on badge: 198 – Overseas Battalion – Canadian Buffs

  • Mobilization authorized: February 4, 1916
  • Trained:
    • February 4, 1916 to July 1, 1916 – Toronto
    • July 2, 1916 to October 1916 – Camp Borden
    • October 1916 to February 23, 1917 – Toronto
    • February 26, 1917 to March 24, 1917 – St, John, New Brunswick
  • Embarked: March 25, 1917 at Halifax
  • 198th Bn CEF Nominal Roll
  • Disembarked: April 8, 1917 at Liverpool
  • Training Camps: Otterpool: Witley, England
  • Disposition: Principal drafts to 3rd, 19th, 20th, 75th Battalions and 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
  • Disbanded: 1917
  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant Colonel J. A. Cooper, QOR of C
  • Strength on leaving Canada: 31 officers and 844 other ranks
  • Perpetuation: June 15, 1926 (GO 57/26)
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198th Battalion CEF at Exhibition Camp, Toronto Feb 20th, 1917

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