The Irish-Canadian Rangers

Type of resource
Title
The Irish-Canadian Rangers
Abstract
The history of the formation of a First World War Montreal regiment, the 199th (Duchess of Connaught's Own Irish Rangers) Battalion, CEF. The battalion was founded by the Canadian government to improve its recruitment success among Irish Canadians by having an all Irish regiment. After sailing to England in December 1916, the battalion went on a tour of Ireland to improve recruitment in that country. On its return to England, the battalion was absorbed into the 23rd Reserve Battalion, CEF on May 11, 1917.
Place
Montreal
Publisher
Gazette Printing Company
Date
1916
Language
en
Citation
The Irish-Canadian Rangers. Montreal: Gazette Printing Company, 1916.
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