The Canadian Black Watch (RHC) 13th Batt. CEF, First World War Casualty List.

DuringThe First World War, 11,954 Officers and Enlisted men fought in the three battalions
of the Canadian 5th Regiment RHC “The Black Watch.” The 13th, 42nd and 73rd, of those who
served, 2,163 were killed, 6,014 were wounded.

 

13th Battalion RHC, CEF, 3rd brigade of the 1st Canadian Division during 1914 -1918.

 

CASUALTIES LIST:

Total of nominal Roll: 5,560

Total of Officers who served: 251

Officers promoted from the Ranks
( Not included those Commission to Imperial Army Unites ) 100

Officers Killed: 50

O.R. Killed: 1,055

Officers Missing: 2

O.R. Missing: 123

Officers Wounded: 135

O.R. Wounded: 3,019

Total Officers Casualties: 188

Total O.R. Casualties: 4,257

Battalion Casualties: 4,445

Total all Ranks Dead: 1,291

 

 

Victoria Cross recipients.

• Lance Corporal Frederick Fisher †
13th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force
St. Julien, Belgium April 23, 1915.

• Corporal Herman James Good
13th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force
near Amiens, France August 8, 1918.

• Private John Bernard Croak †
13th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Amiens, France August 8, 1918.

 

 

13th Cdn Inf. Batt. R.H.C. on parade. April 1919.

13th Cdn Inf. Batt. R.H.C. on parade. April 1919.

 

First World War Battle Honours :

• Ypres
• Vimy
• Gravenstafel
• Arleux
• St. Julien
• Scarpe
• Festubert
• Hill 70
• Mount Sorrel
• Passchendaele
• Somme
• Amiens
• Pozières
• Drocourt-Queant
• Flers-Courcelette
• Hindenburg Line
• Thiepval
• Canal du Nord
• Ancre Heights
• Pursuit to Mons
• Ancre
• France and Flanders
• Arras

Lest We Forget.

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