The Essex and Kent Scottish History

18TH BATTALION, CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
1914-1919

Those interested in learning more about the 18th Battalion are encouraged to search the blog below created by Eric Edwards. Eric's grandfather, William Robb Dewar from Galt, Ontario joined the 18th Battalion as one of the "originals" in 1914 serving in Europe until his final wounding and illness in the summer of 1917. His blog began as a family project but has grown to record and reflect the experiences of all the men of the 18th. Through research, letters, news articles and other sources his blog attempts to reflect some measure of the duty and sacrifice of these men so that we can remember them.

Website: Click Here

Furthermore, if you have information about any of the soldiers that served in the 18th Battalion then please contact Eric to add to the story of these brave men.

Email | ebd.edwards@gmail.com

news & updates

Latest Association Newsletter

The August 2017 newsletter of the Association is now posted at the NEWSLETTERS link on the left. It contains info on regimental events over the late-summer and fall along with details of the 2017 MASH BASH party on 9 September.

Posted August 07, 2017

SEARCHING FAMILY RECORDS

Almost every week we get an inquiry asking for information, photos or military records of past members of the Regiment. This most often concerns veterans of World War II. ALL personal records of members of the Regiment are sent to National Defence Headquarters then on to Library and Archives Canada immediately after release from the Army. Go to the link LIBRARY & ARCHIVES CANADA below or consult the PowerPoint below on how to access military records of family members. Thanks for your cooperation.

Posted December 23, 2015

REGIMENTAL MANUAL UPDATED

The Regimental Manual (Change 7) linked on this Home Page has been approved by the Senate and is the most up-to-date source for customs, dinners and dress.

Comments or suggested changes are most welcome.

Posted August 19, 2016

resources

Historical Research and EK Artifacts - click here to download booklet
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