Word Reaches Home, Battalion Safely Arrived

Huron County War News – November 16, 1916

The Brussels Post reported that “it is offically announced that the 161st Huron Battalion, 110th Perth Battalion, the 114th, 133rd, 142nd, 159th, 162nd and the 168th Ontario Battalions, the 184th Manitoba Battalion, the 195th and 209th Saskatchewan Battalions, the 131st British Columbia Battalions, the 196th Western Universities Battalion, drafts for the 192nd Alberta Battalion, the army medical corps, engineers and naval rations have arrived safely in England. Private cablegrams were also received confirming the same from the 161st.

2 thoughts on “Word Reaches Home, Battalion Safely Arrived

  1. When I read this I have to wonder….how many of those poor guys never came back and if societies have advance beyond such insanity.


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