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C.E.F. C.E.F. (Canadian Expeditionary Force)


The Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) was the designation of the field force created by Canada for service overseas in the First World War. The force fielded several combat formations on the Western Front in France and Belgium, the largest of which was the Canadian Corps, consisting of four divisions. The Canadian Cavalry Brigade and the Canadian Independent Force, which were independent of the Canadian Corps, also fought on the Western Front. The CEF also had a large reserve and training organization in England, and a recruiting organization in Canada. In the later stages of the European war, particularly after their success at Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele, the Canadian Corps was regarded by friend and foe alike as the most effective Allied military formation on the Western Front. The Germans went so far as to call them "storm troopers" for their great combat efficiency. In August 1918, the CEF's Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force travelled to revolution-rift Russia. It reinforced an anti-Bolshevik garrison in Vladivostok during the winter of 1918–19. At this time, another force of Canadian soldiers were placed in Archangel, where they fought against Bolsheviks.
Pte Mans Daniel Showers
Rank: Private
Service Number: A/38358
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Discharged: Deceased

Served In: World War 1
Service: C.E.F. (Canadian Expeditionary Force)
Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
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Deceased: March 20, 1919 at
Cemetery BROOKWOOD Military Cemetery Surrey, United Kingdom
 
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