139th Battalion CEF

The 139th battalion was recruited in Northumberland County and mobilized in Cobourg, Ontario, with a strength of 21 officers and 495 other ranks. The battalion embarked from Halifax on 27 September 1916, on the troop ship Southland, and disembarked in the UK on 6 October.

Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War