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Canadian Seaforths

Canadian Seaforths

The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada is a reserve infantry regiment based in Vancouver. It was formed in 1910 and served overseas in both world wars. The Canadian Seaforths saw action at Ypres, the Somme and Vimy Ridge.

In WW2 they had a variety of roles in England including coastal defence and anti-air batteries. In 1943 they landed in Sicily and then Italy where they fought their way north. In 1945 they travelled by sea to participate in the liberaton of Holland.

Since WW2 these volunteers have joined the regular force to serve in all overseas conflicts.

Note: men from the Western Isles fought with a variety of Canadian forces. This record is specific to the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada.

 

Title: Canadian Seaforths
Record Type: Organisations
Type: Military
Date Established: 1910
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 8685