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161st Huron Battalion

The 161st (Huron) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World WarCreated by: PICRYL - Public Domain Media Search EngineDated: 1917
The 161st (Huron) Battalion, CEF was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in London, Ontario, the unit began recruiting in late 1915 in Huron County. After sailing to England in November 1916, the battalion was absorbed into the 4th Reserve Battalion on February 15, 1918.

The 161st (Huron) Battalion, CEF had two Officer Commanding: Lieut-Col. H. B. Combe (October 30, 1916—May 16, 1917) and Lieut-Col. R. Murdie, DSO (June 28, 1917—February 23, 1918).
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Canadian postcards: Blyth's Own

Canadian postcards: Blyth's Own

Description: Photo postcard..The men are identified as: back row (l-r) Unidentified, Ted Maines, George Haggitt, Chas Brombley, Fred Crawford, Russ Woods, Frank Biggin. Front row (l-r) Frank Scott, Chas Coleman... More

Max Clairmont - Public domain photograph

Max Clairmont - Public domain photograph

Description: Cpl. Max Clairmont of the 161 'B' Company at Goderich was awarded a WWI decoration the Military Medal. ..Date: Unknown

Hildebrand and Beattie during World War I

Hildebrand and Beattie during World War I

Description: Irwin A. Hildebrand (left) and William H. Beattie (right). ...Date: Unknown...Object ID : 2007.0062.155.

Redfern Family during World War I

Redfern Family during World War I

Description: Robert Redfern (seated, far right) is a member of the 161st Battalion....Object ID : 2007.0062.203.

Canadian postcards: Exeter's Own

Canadian postcards: Exeter's Own

Description: Black and white postcard of Exeter's Own, part of the 161st Huron Overseas Battlalion, standing in front of Exeter Town Hall with civilians in the background. The men are all in World War 1 (WW1) u... More

Jacob and Margaret Youngblut during World War I

Jacob and Margaret Youngblut during World War I

Description: Jacob Youngblut and his wife, Margaret. Jacob is a member of B Company in the 161st Battalion. ..Date: about 1916...Object ID : 2007.0062.233.

Canadian postcards: B Company Mobilizes

Canadian postcards: B Company Mobilizes

Description: Black and white photo postcard featuring a large group of men in World War I uniforms standing in the Square in Goderich, Ontario. The Model Theatre is in the background. The photograph is of B (G... More

Members of C Company (Clinton) during World War I

Members of C Company (Clinton) during World War I

Description: Men are identified as (left to right) E. Johns, Robert Murray Draper, Almer T. Willis, Unknown...Date: 1916...Object ID : 2007.0062.140.

Camp Borden during World War I

Camp Borden during World War I

Description: Rifle range at Camp Borden.

Private A. "Rolly" Rollinson during World War I

Private A. "Rolly" Rollinson during World War I

Date: Unknown...Object ID : 2007.0062.034.

Norman Miller - Public domain portrait print

Norman Miller - Public domain portrait print

Description: Private Norman Miller on right, other soldier not identified. N. Miller was later Huron County Clerk....Date: Unknown...Object ID : 2007.0062.024.

Canadian postcards: Lorne W. Armstrong

Canadian postcards: Lorne W. Armstrong

Description: Black and white photo postcard of three men wearing World War 1 uniforms. The man on the far right is identified as Lorne Wilson Armstrong, a member of the 161st Battalion. The other two men are n... More

Royland Walter during World War I

Royland Walter during World War I

Description: Camp Borden...Date: 1916

Stretcher Bearers from the 161st Overseas Battalion

Stretcher Bearers from the 161st Overseas Battalion

Description: Back row (l-r): D. McClinchey, Unidentified, H. Whitmore, J.C. Hutton, Jim Priest, Unidentified Sergeant, Neil Sparks, Unidentified, Harry Johnston, Milton J. Cook ..Front row (l-r): Unidentified ... More

John Henry Marshall during World War I

John Henry Marshall during World War I

Description: John Henry Marshall, a member of B Company in the 161st Huron Battalion....Date: Unknown...Object ID : 2007.0062.165.

Norman Miller during World War I

Norman Miller during World War I

Date: Unknown...Object ID : 2007.0062.169 Public domain photograph related to army, military forces, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Camp Borden during World War I

Camp Borden during World War I

Description: Training for trench warfare at Camp Borden. ...Date: 1916

Carter Boys during World War I

Carter Boys during World War I

Description: Sepia studio portrait of four men wearing World War I uniforms, the Four Carter Boys of the 161st. Although not individually identified, the 4 Carters on the 161's nominal roll were: (Ptes.) Jas. A... More

2007-62-226 during World War I

2007-62-226 during World War I

Description: Willet "Glen" Cook is a member of the 161st Military Brass Band. He served in France and Belgium and was injured by a gun shot wound to the throat Sept. 30, 1918. He was discharged in 1919....Obje... More

Camp Borden during World War I

Camp Borden during World War I

Description: Colour Presentation at Camp Borden. ...Date: 1916...Object ID : 2007.0062.206

The Cornish Brothers during World War I

The Cornish Brothers during World War I

Description: The Cornish Brothers R.H. (Dick) at left, J.K. on the right at Camp Borden."...Date: 1916...Object ID : 2007.0062.022

Fixter and Fingland during World War I

Fixter and Fingland during World War I

Description: Tom Fixter (sitting) and Frank Fingland (standing), Staff Sergeants from the 161st Battalion....Date: Unknown...Object ID : 2007.0062.146.

Allan Brindley, Harold Young, Lew Elliott, Unidentified

Allan Brindley, Harold Young, Lew Elliott, Unidentified

Description: Photo postcard of four men in World War I uniforms. Members of B Company, 161st Battalion. ...Object ID : 2007.0062.194.

Goderich's Own, 161st Battalion C.E.F.

Goderich's Own, 161st Battalion C.E.F.

Description: Goderich's Own, also referred to as B Company. The Company may have just won a pennant in an army "field-day" at Camp Borden....Date: 1916...Object ID : A999.0012.002.