In 1916, the 15th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery deployed overseas with the 60th Battery, 61st Battery, 62nd Battery, and 79th Battery. The following year the Brigade was reorganized with 54th, 81st, 82nd and 83rd Batteries. The 60th and 61st Batteries were reassigned to the 14th Brigade, the 62nd was split in half with one-half going to the 51st Battery and the second half to the 58th Battery and the whereabouts of the 79th Battery is still unknown.
On arrival in France the 15th Brigade was again split up with the 54th Battery sent to the 11th Battery and other 3rd Brigade Batteries, the 81st Battery split up between the 18th and 20th Batteries, the 82nd Battery split up between the 22nd and the 23rd Batteries and the 83rd Battery yet to be determined.
The 15th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force war diaries are yet to be located.
However, we have been able to find photos and information on the members of the 15th brigade from World War I. The 62nd Battery group photo has been posted in the 1916 Yearbook. Can you identify other members of the Battery?
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