The 32nd Battalion, CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The Battalion was authorized on 3 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 23 February 1915. It was redesignated as the 32nd Reserve Battalion, CEF on 18 April 1915 and on 4 January 1917 its personnel were absorbed by the 15th Reserve Battalion, CEF, to provide reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field.

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  • The 32nd Battalion, CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The Battalion was authorized on 3 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 23 February 1915. It was redesignated as the 32nd Reserve Battalion, CEF on 18 April 1915 and on 4 January 1917 its personnel were absorbed by the 15th Reserve Battalion, CEF, to provide reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field. The battalion disbanded on 1 September 1917.The 32nd Battalion recruited in Manitoba and Saskatchewan and was mobilized at Winnipeg. The 32nd Battalion had three Officers Commanding:Lt.-Col. H.J. Cowan, 7 March 1915-15 September 1915Lt.-Col. C.D. MacPherson, 15 September 1915-1 August 1916Lt.-Col. F.J. Clarke, 2 August 1916-2 January 1917The 32nd Battalion was awarded the battle honour The GREAT WAR 1915-17.The 32nd Battalion, CEF, is perpetuated by The 12th Manitoba Dragoons, currently on the Supplementary Order of Battle. (en)
  • The 32nd Battalion, CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The Battalion was authorized on 3 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 23 February 1915. It was redesignated as the 32nd Reserve Battalion, CEF on 18 April 1915 and on 4 January 1917 its personnel were absorbed by the 15th Reserve Battalion, CEF, to provide reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field. The battalion disbanded on 1 September 1917.The 32nd Battalion recruited in Manitoba and Saskatchewan and was mobilized at Winnipeg.The 32nd Battalion had three Officers Commanding:Lt.-Col. H.J. Cowan, 7 March 1915 – 15 September 1915Lt.-Col. C.D. MacPherson, 15 September 1915 – 1 August 1916Lt.-Col. F.J. Clarke, 2 August 1916 – 2 January 1917The 32nd Battalion was awarded the battle honour The GREAT WAR 1915-17.The 32nd Battalion, CEF, is perpetuated by The 12th Manitoba Dragoons, currently on the Supplementary Order of Battle. (en)
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  • The 32nd Battalion, CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The Battalion was authorized on 3 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 23 February 1915. It was redesignated as the 32nd Reserve Battalion, CEF on 18 April 1915 and on 4 January 1917 its personnel were absorbed by the 15th Reserve Battalion, CEF, to provide reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field. (en)
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