The 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada), CEF was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The 15th Battalion was authorized on 1 September 1914, embarked for Britain on 26 September 1914 and arrived in France on 15 February 1915. The Battalion fought as part of the 3rd Infantry Brigade, 1st Canadian Division in France and Flanders throughout the war.

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  • The 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada), CEF was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The 15th Battalion was authorized on 1 September 1914, embarked for Britain on 26 September 1914 and arrived in France on 15 February 1915. The Battalion fought as part of the 3rd Infantry Brigade, 1st Canadian Division in France and Flanders throughout the war. The 15th Battalion was disbanded on 30 August 1920.The 15th Battalion recruited in Toronto, Sudbury, Owen Sound and St. Catharines, Ontario and Waterloo and Coaticook, Quebec and was mobilized at Camp Valcartier, Quebec.The 15th Battalion had seven officers commanding:Lt.-Col. A.J. Currie, 22 September 1914 – 28 June 1915Lt.-Col. W.B. Marshall, DSO, 28 June 1915 – 19 May 1916Lt.-Col. C.E. Bent, DSO, 20 May 1916 – 29 December 1917Lt.-Col. J.W. Forbes, DSO, 29 December 1917 – 15 April 1918Lt.-Col. C.E. Bent, CMG, DSO, 15 April 1918 – 10 August 1918Lt.-Col. J.P. Girvan, DSO, MC, 10 August 1918 – 3 October 1918Lt.-Col. C.E. Bent, CMG, DSO, 3 October 1918 – DemobilizationThe 15th Battalion was awarded the following battle honours:YPRES, 1915, '17GRAVENSTAFELSt. JulienFESTUBERT, 1915MOUNT SORRELSOMME, 1916PozièresThiepvalAncre HeightsARRAS, 1917, '18VIMY, 1917ArleuxScarpe, 1917, '18HILL 70PasschendaeleAMIENSDrocourt-QuéantHINDENBURG LINECanal du NordPURSUIT TO MONSFRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915–18The 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada), CEF, is perpetuated by the 48th Highlanders of Canada. (en)
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  • The 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada), CEF was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The 15th Battalion was authorized on 1 September 1914, embarked for Britain on 26 September 1914 and arrived in France on 15 February 1915. The Battalion fought as part of the 3rd Infantry Brigade, 1st Canadian Division in France and Flanders throughout the war. (en)
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