180th (Sportsmen) Battalion, CEF

180th (Sportsmen) Battalion, CEF

The 180th (Sportsmen) Battalion, CEF was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Toronto, Ontario, the unit began recruiting during the winter of 1915/16 in that city. After sailing to England in November 1916, the battalion was absorbed into the 3rd Reserve Battalion on January 6, 1917. The 180th (Sportsmen) Battalion, CEF had one Officer Commanding: Lieut-Col. R. H. Greer.

References

Meek, John F. Over the Top! The Canadian Infantry in the First World War. Orangeville, Ont.: The Author, 1971.

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