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Members of the 157th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Camp Borden,
Over half a million Canadians enrolled in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Under the mobilization plan set out by Sam Hughes, the Minister of the Militia, the recruits were to enrol in local units. Once in England, the units were divided up and soldiers were included in front-line battalions.

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