Nicholson's History of the CEF

Appendix C - Table 1

Appointments and Enlistments by Months, 1914-1920

1914

 
1914
 
Officers
N/S
OR
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
1,117
9
20,838
September
454
95
9,531
October
132
10
5,152
November
449
2
13,015
December
290
2
8,048
 
Total
2,442
118
56,584
 
59,144

1915

 
1915
 
Officers
N/S
OR
January
324
43
9,363
February
460
43
8,211
March
318
41
9,002
April
321
225
7,094
May
310
53
7,539
June
436
49
10,465
July
465
75
14,819
August
494
16
17,357
September
464
29
16,229
October
427
40
12,410
November
711
29
17,282
December
1,102
32
22,581
 
Total
5,832
675
152,352
 
158,859

1916

 
1916
 
Officers
N/S
OR
January 1,002 108 28,185
February 1,024 75 26,638
March 932 21 33,960
April 681 88 20,200
May 735 52 14,572
June 502 58 10,059
July 364 64 7,961
August 319 73 6,597
September 318 22 5,717
October 255 27 5,262
November 259 49 5,540
December 209 61 4,930
     
Total 6,600 698 169,621
    176,919  

1917

 
1917
 
Officers
N/S
OR
January
238
66
6,690
February
186
19
5,311
March
143
159
4,886
April
143
126
4,492
May
152
166
6,211
June
89
42
5,298
July
93
38
3,515
August
94
18
2,902
September
102
11
3,559
October
108
36
4,814
November
84
83
9,284
December
90
46
4,317
 
Total
1,522
810
61,279
 
63,611

1918

 
1918*
 
Officers
N/S
OR
January
194
44
19,099
February
105
68
8,910
March
67
41
9,505
April
216
109
14,436
May
422
31
38,336
June
642
71
24,041
July
173
73
17,305
August
91
27
10,289
September
95
16
5,441
October
178
9
24,506
November
68
15
1,375
December
25
4
394
 
Total
2,276
508
173,637
 
176,421

Note: Nicholson gives the total for Nursing Sisters as 528 and Other Ranks as 153,637. The table above provides the correct addition of all of the individual entries.

1919

 
1919
 
Officers
N/S
OR
January
20
4
710
February
22
15
601
March
10
1
730
April
10
478
May
15
1
391
June
5
2
413
July
2
320
August
2
184
September
326
October
4
218
November
114
December
56
 
Total
88
25
4,541
 
4,654

Note: Nicholson gives the total for for the year as 4,554 instead of the correct 4,654.

1920

 
1920
 
Officers
N/S
OR
January
53
February
1
27
March
1
8
April
13
May
5
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
 
Total
2
-
106
 
108

Total

 
Totals
 
Officers
N/S
OR
 
Total
18,762
2,834
618,120
 
639,716

* 1918 figures include 142,588 men enlisted under the provisions of the Military Service Act

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