For King and Country: The Story of Brant County's World War One 125th Overseas Battalion
- Sharpe, Roger, Author
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- For King and Country is the story of the 125th overseas battalion. It was the first complete battalion of soldiers recruited and trained in Brant County during World War One. The officers and men were chosen almost entirely from Brant County farmers, clerks, shoemakers and almost every trade and profession. A contingent of two platoons of the battalion trained in Paris. After training at Camp Borden then travelling to and training in England, they were eventually absorbed into a reserve battalion and served in other Canadian battalions in almost every battle of the war. It’s an interesting story of how Brant County responded in part to the Great War. A complete list of the names of the men of the 125th battalion is added in the Annex.
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- Generously donated by Roger Sharpe.
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- Roger Sharpe
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- Roger Sharpe. For King and Country: The Story of Brant County's World War One 125th Overseas Battalion. 2017.
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