The 236th (The New Brunswick Kilties) Battalion, CEF was a unit in theCanadian Expeditionary Forceduring the First World War. Based inFredericton, New BrunswickandCamp Valcartier, the unit began recruiting in the Spring of 1916 throughout Canada and theNew Englandregion in the United States of America. After sailing to England in November 1917, the battalion was absorbed into the 20th Reserve Battalion, CEF in March, 1918. The 236th (The New Brunswick Kilties) Battalion, CEF was also known as the "McLean Kilties of America" or "Sir Sam's Own". It had one Officer Commanding: Lieut-Col. P. A. Guthrie.