Presenting the Colours to 176th Regiment
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Postcards
Description
A postcard of "Presenting Colors" to the 176th Battalion (Regiment), May 29, 1916.

Made in Canada.
Notes
File Number: 12/pt1/2-2.1

The 176th Battalion (Niagara Rangers) left for Britain on April 29, 1917. Upon arrival in England the battalion was absorbed into other reserve battalions.

While the postcard says the 176th Regiment, it was properly known as the 176th Battalion. In World War One, the existing regiments were not mobilized. Instead the Canadian Expeditionary Force was created and organized into battalions, each given a number. It appears here that Regiment and Battalion have been used interchangeably.

The Battalion (Regiment) was disbanded in 1920.
Inscriptions
Presenting Colors to 176th. Regt. May 29th, 1916.
Place of Publication
Canada
Date of Publication
1916
Dimensions
Width: 13.9 cm
Height: 8.7 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 13.9cm
Image Height: 8.7cm
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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St. Catharines, ON L2R7K2
905-688-6103
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Presenting the Colours to 176th Regiment


A postcard of "Presenting Colors" to the 176th Battalion (Regiment), May 29, 1916.

Made in Canada.