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8th Canadian Infantry Brigade Headquarters [textual record]. 

Sub-series consists of



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1.40 m of textual records

Scope and content

Sub-series consists of records created and/or maintained by the 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade Headquarters, and document many aspects of its activities.

Textual records
90: Open
from 4160 to 4166
90: Open
Archival reference no.
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Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Textual records The finding aid's file level descriptions can be accessed through the consists of fields in the MIKAN record. A paper copy is also available in the Reference room. The finding aid is a typed list consisting of volume number, file number, title and outside dates. 9-37-31 90 (Electronic)

Biography / Administrative history

The 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade was part of the 3rd Canadian Division and was formed from regiments of the Canadian Mounted Rifles (CMR) initially raised for possible duty in the Middle East. The brigade included the 1st CMR from Manitoba and Saskatchewan, the 2nd CMR from British Columbia, the 4th CMR from Toronto, and the 5th CMR from Quebec. It was commanded successively by Brigadier-Generals V.A.S. Williams (December 1915 to June 1916), J.H. Elmsley (June 1916 to May 1918), and D.C. Draper (May 1918 to April 1919). The 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade was demobilized in April 1919.

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.

No further accruals are expected.