129th (Wentworth) Battalion, CEF

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The 129th (Wentworth) Battalion, CEF was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Dundas, Ontario, the unit began recruiting in late 1915 in Wentworth County. After sailing to England in August 1916, the battalion was absorbed into the 123rd and 124th Battalions, CEF and the 12th Reserve Battalion in October 1916. The 129th (Wentworth) Battalion, CEF had one Officer Commanding: Lieut-Col. W. E. S. Knowles.

The 129th Battalion is perpetuated by The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment).[1]

Canadian Expeditionary Force, 129th O.S. Battalion, Camp Borden, August 10, 1916 (HS85-10-32559)


  1. ^ Canadian Forces Publication A-DH-267-003 Insignia and Lineages of the Canadian Forces. Volume 3: Combat Arms Regiments.
  • Meek, John F. Over the Top! The Canadian Infantry in the First World War. Orangeville, Ont.: The Author, 1971.