History The Great War

156th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF)

156th Battalion at Barriefield Camp

Heavyweights of the 156th Battalion at Barriefield Camp

War Diaries

The War Diaries of the 156th Battalion at Library and Archives Canada

Nominal Role

Follow this link for the Nominal Role of the 156th Battalion in October 1916 embarking from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Transcribed War Diaries

February 1918

In February 1918 the 156th were stationed at a training depot in Seaford England. It is here they received the news that they were being disbanded in order to provide reinforcements to several other regiments along the Western Front.


Photo courtesy Heritage Brockville

A photo from 1914 of Brockville’s first volunteers marching West along King St on their way to the railway station to serve in the First World War.

Une photo de 1914 des premiers volontaires de Brockville marchants en direction ouest sur la rue King vers la gare de train, s’apprêtant de quitter pour la Première guerre mondiale. 


 Library and Archives Canada Search of 156th Battalion C.E.F.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *