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Canadian Regiments of World War II

Name of Regiment Arm of Service

12th Manitoba Dragoons

18th Armoured Car Regt

14th Royal Canadian Hussars

8th Recce Regiment

17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars

7th Recce Regt

1st Bn. The Canadian Scottish Regiment

Infantry

1st Hussars

6th Armoured Regiment

48th Highlanders of Canada

Infantry

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards

4th Recce Regiment

8th Princess Louise's (New Brunswick) Hussars

5th Armoured Regt

Le Regiment de Maisonneuve

Infantry

Le Regiment de la Chaudiere

Infantry

Le Royal 22e Regiment

Infantry

Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal

Infantry

Lord Strathcona's Horse

2nd Armoured Regt

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Infantry

The Algonquin Regiment

Infantry

The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders of Canada

Infantry

The Black Watch of Canada

Infantry

The British Columbia Dragoons

9th Armoured Regt

The British Columbia Regiment

28th Armoured Regt

The Calgary Highlanders

Infantry

The Calgary Regiment

King's Own Calgary Regiment

The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa

MG Bn

The Canadian Grenadier Guards

22nd Armoured Regt

The Cape Breton Highlanders

Infantry

The Carleton & York Regiment

Infantry

The Elgin Regiment

25th Armoured Delivery Regiment

The Essex Scottish Regiment

Infantry

The Fort Garry Horse

10th Armoured Regiment

The Governor General's Foot Guards

21st Armoured Regt

The Governor General's Horse Guards

3rd Armoured Recce Regt

The Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment

Infantry

The Highland Light Infantry of Canada

Infantry

The Irish Regiment of Canada

Infantry

The Lake Superior Regiment

Motorized Infantry

The Lanark & Renfrew Scottish Regiment

1st LAA Regt

The Lincoln & Welland Regiment

Infantry

The Loyal Edmonton Regiment

Infantry

The New Brunswick Rangers

MG coy

The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment

Infantry

The Ontario Regiment

11th Armoured Regiment

The Perth Regiment

Infantry

The Pictou Highlanders

Infantry

The Princess Louise Fusiliers

MG coy

The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

Infantry

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

Infantry

The Regina Rifle Regiment

Infantry

The Royal Canadian Dragoons

1st Armoured Car Regt

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Infantry

The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry

Infantry

The Royal Regiment of Canada

Infantry

The Royal Rifles of Canada

Infantry, to Hong Kong 1941

The Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Infantry

The Saskatoon Light Infantry

MG Bn

The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Infantry

The Sherbrooke Fusiliers

27th Armoured Regiment

The South Alberta Regiment

29th Armoured Recce Regt

The South Saskatchewan Regiment

Infantry

The Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders

Infantry

The Three Rivers Regiment

12th Armoured Regiment

The Toronto Scottish Regiment

MG Bn

The West Nova Scotia Regiment

Infantry

The Westminster Regiment

Motorized Infantry

The Winnipeg Grenadiers

Infantry, to Hong Kong 1941

The Halifax Rifles

2nd Army Tank Brigade

The Grey and Simcoe Forresters

2nd Army Tank Brigade

16/22 Saskatchewan Light Horse

2nd Army Tank Brigade

2nd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Artillery regiment (Mobile)

2nd Army group, RCA

3rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment

2nd Canadian Infantry Division

4th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment

3rd Canadian Infantry Division

69th Anti-Aircraft Battery

Air Defence Artillery

1,2,3,5,7, Medium Artillery Regiment

Artillery

2nd Survey Regiment, RCA

Artillery

5th Field regiment

Artillery

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Artillery

North Nova Scotia Highlanders. 3rd Div

Infantry

The Royal Montreal Regiment

MG unit

The 1st Anti-Tank Regiment

Artillery

Note: Not all Regiments are listed, nor is the list in order of precedence.
(Corrections and additions are welcome!)

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Today in Military History

February 28



1337:

Sir Andrew Murray, the Guardian of Scotland, took advantage of Edward III's distraction by the French threat to his Gascon possessions, and spent the month of February eliminating English garrisons in northern Scotland. The last day of the month saw St Andrews fall after a three-week siege, which had seen its walls assailed by "Buster", a formidable siege engine.


1579:

Francis Drake, on his extended raiding circumnavigation of the world in the Golden Hind, captured the Spanish Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion off the Ecuadorian coast, carrying 26 tons of silver.


1704:

Indians from Canada attack Deerfield, killing 40, and kidnapping 100.


1712:

Louis-Joseph, Marquis de Montcalm-Grozon (de Saint-Véran) 1712-1759


1838:

Robert Nelson 1794-1873 raids Lower Canada from Vermont with Cyrille Côté proclaims republic; stopped by militia.


1847:

US defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento.


1900:

Relief of Ladysmith


1915:

Troops from Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry engage in one of the war's first trench raids. One hundred of the Patricias set out in the hours before dawn to capture and destroy a German sap trench. They suffer 20 casualties for this effort, but the enemy trench is destroyed. As the war progresses the Canadians will become particularly adept at the trench raid.


1933:

Emergency decree suspends civil liberties in Germany


1942:

Japanese Navy sinks two more Allied ships on the second day of the Battle of Java Sea; Japanese land on the island of Java, the last Allied bastion in the Dutch East Indies.


1943:

Nine Norwegian commandos sabotage German heavy water installations near Ryukan; part of German A-Bomb research


1944:

German counter-attack against Anzio beachhead


1991:

US and allied forces cease fire at 8 am Kuwait time, after 42 days of the Gulf War; Iraq tells its army to stop fighting.




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