Oshawa Public Libraries' Newspaper Index
116th Battalion -- Alexandra Park


Description
Creator:
D. Campbell, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black-and-white photo of the 116th Battalion marching through Alexandra Park, Oshawa.
Notes:
At the start of the First World War, a group of soldiers were recruited from Ontario County by the 34th Battalion. The 116th fought with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in England, France, and Belgium, including in battles at Somme, Vimy, Ypres, and Passchendaele. The 116th's commanding officer was Lieutenant-Colonel George Randolph Pearkes.
Date of Original:
ca. 1916
Dimensions:
Width: 23.5 cm
Height: 18 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
LH2152
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.9080345316449 Longitude: -78.8706564903259
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Nicole Adams, Local History and Genealogy Librarian

65 Bagot Street

Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2

905-579-6111 EXT 5253

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116th Battalion -- Alexandra Park


Black-and-white photo of the 116th Battalion marching through Alexandra Park, Oshawa.