Bayfield Company Embarks by Train to London, Ontario

161st Battalion Diary – May 24, 1916

On May 24th, the Bayfield company marched to Clinton and were transported from there to London, Ontario. After joining the 161st Huron Battalion in London, Ontario, they began training.

Later the 161st Huron Battalion was moved to Camp Borden in Ontario to continue their military training.

(As remembered by Bayfield resident, Lucy Diehl and recounted in Bayfield During World War I, a book by Bayfield historian, David Gillians)

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