Corps / Branches

1900-1968 Organizational Corps
1968-2000 Branches

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1900-1913| 1914-1963| 1964-2000

Corps & Services 1900-1968
Canadian Armoured Corps
Cadets

Canadian Army Pay Corps

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Cdn Army Veterinary Corps
Canadian Corps of Signals

Canadian Dental Corps

Canadian Forestry Corps
Canadian Infantry Corps
Canadian Intelligence Corps

Cdn Perm. Army Veterinary Corps

Cdn. Perm. Signal Corps

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Canadian Provost Corps
Canadian Signal Corps

Cdn Signalling Instructional Staff
Chaplain
Corps of Guides

Corps of Military Staff Clerks
Electrical & Mechanical Eng.

Engineers
Militia Army Medical Corps
Musketry
Officers Training Corps

Perm. Act. Militia Army Med. Corps
Postal

Regimental Veterinary Service
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Royal Cdn Army Medical Corps

Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps

Royal Cdn Army Veterinary Corps

Royal Canadian Artillery

Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Royal Canadian Dental Corps
Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps

Royal Regt of Canadian Artillery
Service
Signalling Corps
Women's Army Corps

Branches 1967-2000
Administration

Armour

Band

Canadian Forces Medical Service

Canadian Military Engineers

Chaplain
Comms & Electronics Eng.

Dental
Infantry

Intelligence

Legal

Logistics
Land Electrical & Mechanical Eng.
Land Ordnance Engineering
Medical Service
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps
Royal Regt of Canadian Artillery
Security
Security & Intelligence

Security & Military Police

 

Organizational Corps 1964-2000

This is a listing of the corps and branches of the Canadian Army from 1964 to 2000. Under the policies of Unification in the late 1960s and the early 1970s, the corps of the Canadian Army were replaced in the new Canadian Armed Forces with branches.

Canadian Army/Canadian Armed Forces (Regular and Reserve)

Designation as of 1 Jan 1964 Changes made before 1 Jan 2000
Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

(Permanent Force only)

nil
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps
  • Redesignated Armoured Branch 2 May 1969.
  • Redesignated Royal Canadian Armoured Corps.
Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery
  • Redesignated Artillery Branch 2 May 1969.
  • Redesignated Royal Canadian Artillery.
The Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers
  • Military Engineering Branch formed 8 May 1967 from all Army, Navy and Air Force engineers.
  • Redesignated Canadian Military Engineers.
The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals Amalgamated with equivalent Navy and Air Force services and redesignated Communications and Electronics Branch 24 Oct 1968.
Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
  • Redesignated Infantry Branch 2 May 1969.
  • Redesignated The Royal Canadian Infantry Corps.
The Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Amalgamated with Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps, Royal Canadian Postal Corps, and equivalent navy and air force services and redesignated Administration Branch 1 Sep 1967.
The Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
  • Amalgamated with equivalent services of the navy and air force and redesignated Medical Service Branch 2 Jul 1974.
  • Redesignated Canadian Forces Medical Service
The Royal Canadian Dental Corps Amalgamated with equivalent services of the Navy and Air Force and redesignated Dental Branch, 1 Sep 1967.
The Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps Amalgamated with supply and transport services of Royal Canadian Army Service Corps and equivalent Navy and Air Force services and redesignated Logistics Branch 1 Sep 1967.
The Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • Amalgamated with RCAF Mobile Support Equipment to become Land Ordnance Engineering Branch 31 Jan 1961.
  • Redesignated Land Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch 15 May 1984.
  • Redesignated Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branch 1990.
The Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps Amalgamated with certain clerical trades of Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, Royal Canadian Postal Corps, and equivalent navy and air force service and redesignated Administration Branch 1 Sep 1967.
The Royal Canadian Postal Corps
  • Amalgamated with Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps, certain clerical trades of Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, and equivalent Navy and Air Force pay and postal services, and redesignated Administration Branch 1 Sep 1967.
  • Canadian Forces Postal Services re-formed by separating postal services from Administration Branch 1987.
The Royal Canadian Army Chaplain Corps Amalgamated with equivalent Navy and Air Force elements and redesignated Chaplain Branch 2 May 1969.
The Canadian Provost Corps
  • Amalgamated with Canadian Intelligence Corps and equivalent police and intelligence services of the navy and air force and redesignated Security Branch 1 Feb 1968.
  • Redesignated Security and Military Police Branch 1999.
Canadian Women's Army Corps Disbanded 1 Apr 1964.
Canadian Intelligence Corps
  • Amalgamated with Canadian Provost Corps and equivalent services of the navy and air force to form Security Branch 1968.
  • Intelligence Branch formed by separation from the Security Branch 1982.
The Canadian Officers' Training Corps Disbanded 1968(?)
The Cadet Services of Canada (Reserves only)
 
Canadian Rangers (Reserves only) nil

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