The 230th (Voltigeurs Canadiens-Français) Battalion, CEF
was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force
during the First World War
. Based in Ottawa, Ontario
, the unit began recruiting in early 1916
eastern Ontario, Hull, Quebec
, and the surrounding district. The battalion became the 230th Forestry Battalion
in October 1916. This unit apparently sent six drafts overseas in 1917; these were on January 23
(S.S. Scandinavia), January 26
(S.S. Grampian), March 3
(S.S. Ausonia), May 3
(S.S. Justicia), June 2
), and June 25
Meek, John F. Over the Top! The Canadian Infantry in the First World War.
Orangeville, Ont.: The Author, 1971.