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the 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF

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Last Edited: 18 Jun 2020
  • Military Service*: The 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF Joseph Bitter Millar between 1914 and 1920 Served with the 43rd Battalion during WWI. Exact dates uncertain.
    Annotation on headstone recounts service. The 43rd was established November 1914 and disbanded 30 August 1920.1
  • Military Service: The 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF Joseph Bitter Millar in June 1915 at Great Britain, , 43rd embarked for Britain on 1 June 1915.1
  • Military Service: The 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF Joseph Bitter Millar on 22 February 1916 at France, , 43rd disembarked in France on 22 February 1916, where it fought as part of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. The battalion was disbanded on 30 August 1920.1
  • Military Service: The 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF Joseph Bitter Millar on 6 March 1916 at Canada, , Initial enlistment paperwork given address as 912 11th St N, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Looks like he may have joined 43rd already in France at this time.
    Canadian Soldiers WWI; attested that he was carpenter by trade;
    born in Dumbarton, father Jas R Miller [Millar]; also stated previous
    military service was in garrison artillery for 6yrs.1

Citations

  1. [S40] BB via Ancestry [Feb 2017].