Baseball team, 170th Battalion, Toronto, 1916

Photograph Information

Title: Baseball team of the 170th Battalion CEF at Toronto, June 3 1916
Source: Library and Archives Canada
Source Link: Mikan #4473468
Photographer: Andrew Merrilees
Date: 1916

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170th Battalion

The 170th (Mississauga Horse) Battalion, CEF was an infantry unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Toronto, Ontario, the unit began recruiting during the winter of 1915/16 in that city. Many of the recruits came from the 9th Mississauga Horse militia regiment. After sailing to England in October 1916, the battalion was absorbed into the 169th Battalion, CEF on December 8, 1916.