85th Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders - World War I Yarmouth Connections
The 85th Battalion was authorized on 14 September 1915 and embarked for Great Britain on October 12, 1916. The troops disembarked in France on February 10, 1917. The Battalion fought as part of the 12th Infantry Brigade, 4th Canadian Division, in France and Flanders until the end of the war.
85th Battalion on their way up the line. (July 1917)
85th Battalion on their way up the line. (August 1917)
Sir Douglas Haig congratulating 85th Battalion. Battle of Amiens. (August 1918)
Battle Honours The 85th Battalion Arras, 1917, 1918 Vimy, 1917 Ypres, 1917 Passchendaele Scarpe, 1918 Amiens Drocourt-Quéant Hindenburg Line Canal du Nord Valenciennes Sambre France and Flanders, 1917-1918