Nicholson's History of the CEF

Appendix C - Table 2

Strength at end of each month from 30 September 1914 to 30 November 1919

1914

 
1914
 
Officers
OR
All Ranks
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
1,674
30,289
31,963
October
1,816
35,385
37,201
November
2,251
47,905
50,156
December
2,481
55,033
57,515

1915

 
1915
 
Officers
OR
All Ranks
January
2,815
63,151
65,966
February
3,299
70,191
73,490
March
3,631
77,564
81,195
April
4,110
81,352
85,462
May
4,445
86,454
90,899
June
4,926
95,321
100,247
July
5,504
108,659
114,163
August
6,059
124,218
130,277
September
6,572
138,330
144,902
October
7,055
147,828
154,883
November
7,799
162,674
170,473
December
8,961
182,693
191,654

1916

 
1916
 
Officers
OR
All Ranks
January
10,226
208,034
218,260
February
11,364
231,704
243,068
March
12,343
261,851
274,194
April
13,115
277,009
290,124
May
13,916
285,936
299,852
June
14,424
288,087
302,511
July
14,897
290,026
304,923
August
15,450
290,793
306,243
September
15,556
286,055
301,611
October
15,718
282,894
298,612
November
16,162
282,787
298,949
December
16,421
283,516
299,937

1917

 
1917
 
Officers
OR
All Ranks
January
16,790
286,359
303,149
February
17,181
286,977
304,158
March
17,458
287,127
304,585
April
17,802
283,494
301,296
May
17,815
285,369
303,184
June
17,872
287,160
305,032
July
18,231
287,402
305,633
August
18,179
285,035
303,214
September
18,387
285,220
303,607
October
18,273
285,454
303,727
November
18,213
288,577
306,790
December
18,182
288,947
307,129

1918

 
1918
 
Officers
OR
All Ranks
January
18,539
301,650
320,189
February
18,485
304,721
323,206
March
18,485
307,773
326,258
April
18,954
314,331
333,285
May
19,228
344,757
363,985
June
19,851
359,833
379,684
July
19,861
368,177
388,038
August
19,895
362,280
382,175
September
19,677
354,334
374,011
October
19,629
351,592
371,221
November
20,048
342,726
362,774
December
19,403
323,245
342,648

1919

 
1919
 
Officers
OR
All Ranks
January
18,401
291,365
309,766
February
17,404
260,994
278,398
March
15,684
212,608
228,292
April
13,680
171,152
184,832
May
11,334
120,089
131,423
June
9,301
84,106
93,407
July
6,759
46,279
53,038
August
4,979
27,213
32,192
September
3,281
17,133
20,414
October
2,436
12,441
14,877
November
1,996
9,569
11,565
December

 

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