About This Unit
8th Training Battalion formed 9th December 1916, disbanded 5th November 1917.
Was part of the 5th Training Group - Formed, Larkhill, England, 8th August 1916 as 5th Division Reinforcements and designated C Training Group 11th August 1916. Renamed 5th Training Group 9th December 1916. Moved to Codford 2nd October 1916 and Fovant 16th November 1916. Disbanded 8th November 1917.