Acadian 165th Battalion - "C" Company


Acadian 165th Battalion - "C" Company

The 165th Battalion had a contingency made up primarily of Acadians. These were recruited from all walks of life but in most cases were average every day young boys in their teens and early twenties. This will be the story of one of the companies of this Acadian battalion..."C" Company...which was under the command of Major Emile Jean step mother's dad.

In the following pages you will see the faces and meet the soldiers...many of whom you may well be related owe a pray...

Continue here to see The Officers of "C" Company

The following information was acquired from the National Archives of Canada, Veterans Affair of Canada, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Daigles 165th Battalion, my private document collection and with special gratitude to Diane O’Neil of the Royal Canadian Legion, Clare Branch 52 for her kind assitance and to those members of RCL Branch 52 who keep the memories of those who served with the 165th alive for us.