47th Battalion (British Columbia), CEF

47th Battalion (British Columbia), CEF

The 47th Battalion (British Columbia), CEF, was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The 47th Battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 13 November 1915. It disembarked in France on 11 August 1916, where it fought as part of the 10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. By war's end the 47th had lost 899 men. One third of the fatalities, 271 men, were killed in the last 100 days of the war.[1] The battalion was disbanded on 30 August 1920.[2]

  • Born 1886

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 654652

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 654652 Private Canadian Infantry

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 47th Westminster B.C. Regiment

  • Born 1898

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 126657

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Dispatch-rider 47th Westminster B.C. Regiment

  • Born 1884

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 654201

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 654201 Private Canadian Infantry

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 47th Westminster B.C. Regiment

  • Born 1871

    Died 1948

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 424906 Serjeant 10th Canadian Infantry Brigade

  • Born 1893

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 654550

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 654550 Private Canadian Infantry

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 47th Westminster B.C. Regiment

  • Profile picture for Duncan Munro

    Born 1880

    Died 1954

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 628048

  • Born 1897

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 654165

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 654165 Private Canadian Infantry

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 47th Westminster B.C. Regiment

  • Profile picture for Cyril Edward Armbrister,

    Born 1896

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 442322

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant 47th Battalion Canadian Infantry

  • Profile picture for Alexina Dussault

    Born 1882

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps

  • Born 1893

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 434150

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Second Lieutenant 10th Canadian Infantry Brigade