The 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I. The battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 15 June 1915. It disembarked in France on 16 September, where it fought as part of the 5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war.

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  • The 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I. The battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 15 June 1915. It disembarked in France on 16 September, where it fought as part of the 5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. The battalion was disbanded on 30 August 1920.The 26th Battalion recruited throughout New Brunswick and was mobilized at Saint John, New Brunswick.The 26th battalion had six Officers Commanding:Lt.-Col. J.L. McAvity, 15 June 1915 – 29 May 1916Lt.-Col. A.E.G. McKenzie, DSO, 29 May 1916 – 2 July 1917Lt.-Col. W.R. Brown, DSO, 2 July 1917 – 4 October 1917Lt.-Col. A.E.G. McKenzie, DSO, 4 October 1917 – 29 September 1918Maj. C.G. Porter, DSO, 28 August 1918 – 5 September 1918Lt.-Col. W.R. Brown, DSO, 5 September 1918-DemobilizationThe 26th Battalion was awarded the following battle honours:MOUNT SORRELSOMME, 1916, ’18Flers-CourceletteThiepvalAncre HeightsARRAS, 1917, '18Vimy, 1917ArleuxScarpe, 1917, '18HILL 70Ypres 1917PasschendaeleAMIENSHINDENBURG LINECanal du NordCambrai, 1918PURSUIT TO MONSFRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1826th Battalion (New Brunswick), CEF, is perpetuated by The Royal New Brunswick Regiment. (en)
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  • The 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I. The battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 15 June 1915. It disembarked in France on 16 September, where it fought as part of the 5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. (en)
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