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.

Canadian Expeditionary Force
Coat of arms of Canada (1868)
ActiveAugust 1914–1919
Country Canada
RoleLand warfare
Size260 infantry battalions
(619,646 enlistments)