Organization

Canadian Army

Domestic Military Organization

Headquarters

Militia HQ

Canadian Forces HQ

National Defence HQ (NDHQ)

Political Institutions

Dept. of Militia & Defence

►►Minister of Militia & Defence

►►Militia Council

Department of National Defence

►►Minister of National Defence

►►Chiefs of Staff Committee

Reorganizations

1902-1904 Dundonald Reforms
1920 Otter Committee
1936 Reorganization
1954 Kennedy Board
1957 Anderson Report
1964 Suttie Commission
1968 Unification
1995 Special Commission

Organizational Corps/Branches

1900-1968 Organizational Corps
1968-2000 Branches

Field Forces

1914-1919  

Canadian Expeditionary Force
CEF Regional Affiliations

Territorial Reinforcement Regts.

1919

Canadian Siberian Exped Force

1939-1940 (1945) 

Canadian Active Service Force

1945

Canadian Army Pacific Force

1950-1953

Canadian Army Special Force

Field Force Formations

1914-1918  
Canadian Corps
1st Div | 2nd Div | 3rd Div | 4th Div 5th Div
1939-1945

1st Canadian Army

1st Canadian Corps

2nd Canadian Corps

Atlantic Command

Pacific Command
1st Infantry Division
2nd Infantry Division

3rd Infantry Division

4th (Armoured) Division
5th (Armoured) Division
6th Division 

7th Division 

8th Division 
1st Armoured Brigade
2nd Armoured Brigade
3rd Armoured Brigade
3rd Tank Brigade

 1950-1953
1 Com Div | 25 Inf Bde

Foreign Headquarters

Allied Forces HQ (AFHQ)

►►15th Army Group

►►►8th Army

SHAEF

►►21st Army Group

►►►2nd British Army

Special Forces

1st Canadian Para Battalion

First Special Service Force

Pacific Coast Militia Rangers

Canadian Rangers

Special Air Service (SAS) Coy

The Canadian Airborne Regt

Organizational Formations

Reserve Bdes - 1941-1945

13 Cdn Infantry Training Bde

14 Cdn Infantry Training Bde

27th Canadian Brigade

1 CMBG

2 CMBG

3 CMBG

4 CMBG

5 CMBG

1st Cdn Division (1954-1958)

1st Cdn Division (1988-2000)

Special Service Force

Auxiliary Services
Alliances

1914-1918 Triple Alliance
1939-1945 Allies
1949-1999 NATO

Veteran's Organizations

Defence Associations

Canadian Cavalry Association
Canadian Infantry Association
Intelligence Branch Association

National Defence Emp Assoc
RCAC (Cavalry)
RCA Association
RCOC Association
Union of Nat Def Employees

Veteran's Associations

ANAVETS
Royal Canadian Legion

Supplementary Order of Battle

Unit Listings by year

1900 | 1901 | 1902 | 1903 | 1904
1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909
1910 | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914
1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919
1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924
1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928 | 1929
1930 | 1931 | 1932 | 1933 | 1934
1935 | 1936 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939
1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944
1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949
1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954
1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959
1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964
1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969
1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974
1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979
1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984
1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989
1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994
1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999

Unit Listings by Corps/Branch

Armoured Units 1940-1945

Cdn Dental Corps 1939-1945
Cdn Intelligence Corps 1942-45

Cdn Provost Corps 1940-1945

Infantry Battalions 1939-1945

RCOC 1939-1945

Unit Listings - 1920

This is a listing of the units of the Canadian Army in 1920.

Permanent Active Militia (Permanent Force)

Cavalry

  • Royal Canadian Dragoons

  • Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)

Infantry

  • The Royal Canadian Regiment

  • Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

  • 22nd Regiment

Non-Permanent Active Militia

Cavalry

  • Governor General's Body Guard

  • 1st Hussars

  • 2nd Dragoons

  • 3rd Prince of Wales' Canadian Dragoons

  • 4th Hussars

  • 5th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards (Redesignated The Princess Louise Dragon Guards 15 Mar.)

  • 6th Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars

  • 7th Hussars

  • 8th Princess Louise's New Brunswick Hussars

  • 9th Mississauga Horse (Redesignated The Ontario Mounted Rifles 15 Mar.)

  • 11th Hussars

  • 12th Manitoba Dragoons

  • 13th Scottish Light Horse

  • 14th King's Canadian Hussars )Redesignated The King's (Nova Scotia) Mounted Rifles 15 Mar.)

  • 15th Light Horse (Redesignated 15th Canadian Light Horse 15 Mar.)

  • 16th Light Horse )Redesignated 16th Canadian Light Horse 15 Mar.)

  • The 17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars "Argenteuil Rangers" )Redesignated 17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars 15 Mar.)

  • 18th Mounted Rifles (Redesignated The Manitoba Mounted Rifles 15 Mar.)

  • 19th Alberta Dragoons

  • 20th Border Horse (Redesignated The Border Horse 15 Mar.)

  • 21st Alberta Hussars (Amalgamated with 23rd Alberta Rangers to form The Alberta Mounted Rifles 15 May.)

  • 22nd Saskatchewan Light Horse (Redesignated The Saskatchewan Mounted Rifles 15 Mar.)

  • 23rd Alberta Rangers (Amalgamated with 21st Alberta Hussars to form The Alberta Mounted Rifles 15 May.)

  • 24th Regiment Grey's Horse

  • 25th Brant Dragoons (Redesignated 10th Brant Dragoons 1 Dec.)

  • 27th Light Horse (Redesignated 14th Canadian Light Horse 15 Mar.)

  • 28th New Brunswick Dragoons (Redesignated The New Brunswick Dragoons 15 Mar.)

  • 30th Regiment British Columbia Horse (Redesignated The British Columbia Mounted Rifles 15 May.)

  • 31st Regiment British Columbia Horse (Redesignated 5th British Columbia Light Horse 1 Nov.)

  • 32nd Manitoba Horse (Redesignated The Manitoba Horse 15 Mar.)

  • 34th Fort Garry Horse (Redesignated The Fort Garry Horse 15 Mar.)

  • 36th Prince Edward Island Light Horse (Redesignated The Prince Edward Island Light Horse 15 Mar.)

  • Victoria Independent Squadron (Amalgamated with 30th Regiment, British Columbia Horse 15 Mar.)

Infantry

  • The Governor General's Foot Guards

  • 1st Regiment, The Grenadier Guards of Canada (Redesignated The Canadian Grenadier Guards 1 May.

  • 2nd Regiment, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada (Redesignated The Queens Own Rifles of Canada 1 May.)

  • 3rd Regiment, Victoria Rifles of Canada (Redesignated The Victoria Rifles of Canada 1 Apr.)

  • 4th Regiment, Chasseurs Canadiens (Redesignated Les Chasseurs Canadiens 1 Apr.)

  • 5th Regiment, Royal Highlanders of Canada (Redesignated The Royal Highlanders of Canada 1 Apr.)

  • 6th Regiment, The Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles (Amalgamated with 104th Regiment (Westminster Fusiliers) to become 1st British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) 1 Nov.)

  • 7th Regiment, Fusiliers (Redesignated The Western Ontario Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 8th Regiment, Royal Rifles (Redesignated The Royal Rifles of Canada 1 Apr.)

  • 9th Regiment, Voltigeurs de Quebec (Redesignated Les Voltigeurs de Quebec 1 Apr.)

  • 10th Regiment, Royal Grenadiers (Redesignated The Royal Grenadiers 1 May.)

  • 11th Regiment, Irish Fusiliers of Canada (Redesignated The Irish Fusiliers of Canada 15 Mar.)

  • 12th Regiment York Rangers (Redesignated The York Rangers 1 May.)

  • 13th Royal Regiment (Redesignated The Royal Hamilton Regiment 1 May.)

  • 14th Regiment, Princess of Wales' Own Rifles (Redesignated The Kingston Regiment (Princess of Wales' Own) 15 Mar.)

  • 15th Regiment, Argyll Light Infantry (Redesignated The Argyll Light Infantry 15 Mar.)

  • 16th Prince Edward Regiment (Amalgamated with 49th Regiment (Hastings Rifles) 15 Mar.)

  • 17th Regiment of Infantry (Redesignated Le Regiment de Levis 1 Dec.)

  • 18th Regiment, Francs-Tireurs du Saguenay (Redesignated Les Franc-tireurs du Saguenay 1 Apr.)

  • 19th Lincoln Regiment (Redesignated The Lincoln Regiment 1 May.)

  • 20th Regiment, Halton Rifles (Redesignated The Halton Rifles 1 May.)

  • 21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers (Redesignated The Essex Fusiliers 1 Apr.)

  • 22nd Regiment The Oxford Rifles (Redesignated The Oxford Rifles 1 Apr.)

  • 23rd Regiment "The Northern Pioneers"

  • 24th Kent Regiment (Redesignated The Kent Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 25th Regiment (Redesignated The Elgin Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 26th Regiment, Middlesex Light Infantry (Redesignated The Middlesex Light Infantry 1 Apr.)

  • 27th Lambton Regiment, St. Clair Borderers (Redesignated The Lambton Regiment 1 Dec.)

  • 28th Perth Regiment (Redesignated The Perth Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 29th Regiment (Highland Light Infantry) (Redesignated The Highland Light Infantry of Canada 1 Apr.)

  • 30th Regiment, Wellington Rifles (Redesignated The Wellington Rifles 1 Apr.)

  • 31st Grey Regiment (Redesignated The Grey Regiment 1 May.)

  • 32nd Bruce Regiment (Redesignated The Bruce Regiment 15 Dec.)

  • 33rd Huron Regiment (Redesignated The Huron Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 34th Ontario Regiment (Redesignated The Ontario Regiment 1 May.)

  • 35th Regiment, Simcoe Foresters (Redesignated The Simcoe Foresters 1 May.)

  • 36th Peel Regiment (Redesignated The Peel Regiment 1 May.)

  • 37th Regiment, Haldimand Rifles (Redesignated The Haldimand Rifles 1 May.)

  • 38th Regiment (Dufferin Rifles of Canada) (Redesignated The Dufferin Rifles of Canada 1 Sep.)

  • 39th Regiment (Norfolk Rifles) (Redesignated The Norfolk Rifles 1 May.)

  • 40th Northumberland Regiment (Redesignated The Northumberland (Ontario) Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 41st Regiment, Brockville Rifles (Redesignated The Brockville Rifles 15 Mar.)

  • 42nd Lanark and Renfrew Regiment (Redesignated The Lanark and Renfrew Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 43rd Regiment (Duke of Cornwall's Own Rifles) (Redesignated The Ottawa Regiment (Duke of Cornwall's Own) 15 Mar.)

  • 44th Lincoln and Welland Regiment (Redesignated The Lincoln and Welland Regiment 1 May.)

  • The 45th Victoria and Halliburton Regiment (Redesignated The Victoria and Halliburton Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 46th Durham Regiment (Redesignated The Durham Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 47th Frontenac Regiment (Redesignated The Frontenac Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 48th Regiment (Highlanders) (Redesignated The 48th Regiment (Highlanders) 15 May.)

  • 49th Regiment (Hastings Rifles) (Amalgamated with 16th Prince Edward Regiment to become The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 50th Regiment (Amalgamated with 88th Regiment (Victoria Fusiliers) on 15 Mar to became The Canadian Scottish Regiment. Split into two battalions 1 Aug.)

  • 51st Regiment (Soo Rifles) (Redesignated The Soo Rifles 1 May.)

  • 52nd Regiment (Prince Albert Volunteers) (Amalgamated with 105th Regiment (Saskatoon Fusiliers) to create The North Saskatchewan Regiment 1 Oct.)

  • 53rd Sherbrooke Regiment (Redesignated The Sherbrooke Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 54th Regiment, Carabiniers de Sherbrooke )Redesignated Les Carabiniers de Sherbrooke 1 Apr.)

  • 55th Regiment (Redesignated The Irish Canadian Rangers 1 Apr.)

  • 56th Grenville Regiment (Redesignated The Grenville Regiment (Lisgar Rifles) 15 Mar.)

  • 57th Regiment Peterborough Rangers (Redesignated The Peterborough Rangers 15 Jun.)

  • 58th Westmount Rifles (Redesignated The Royal Montreal Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 59th Stormont and Glengarry Regiment (Redesignated The Stormont and Glengarry Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 60th Rifles of Canada (Amalgamated with 95th Saskatchewan Regiment 15 Mar and redesignated The South Saskatchewan Regiment.)

  • 61st Montmagny and L'Islet Regiment (Redesignated Le Regiment Montmagmy 1 Apr.)

  • 62nd Regiment, St. John Fusiliers (Redesignated The St. John Fusiliers 15 Mar.)

  • 63rd Regiment (Halifax Rifles) (Redesignated The Halifax Rifles 15 May.)

  • 64th Chateauguay and Beauharnois Regiment

  • 65th Regiment (Carabiniers Mont-Royal)

  • 66th Regiment (Princess Louise Fusiliers) (Redesignated The Princess Louise Fusiliers 15 May.)

  • 67th Regiment, The Carleton Light Infantry (Redesignated The Carleton Light Infantry 15 May.)

  • 68th Regiment (Earl Grey's Own Rifles) (Redesignated The North British Columbia Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 69th Annapolis Regiment (Redesignated The Annapolis Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 70th Regiment (Redesignated The Hull Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 71st York Regiment (Redesignated The York Regiment 15 Feb.)

  • 72nd Regiment Seaforth Highlanders of Canada (Redesignated The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada 15 Sep.)

  • 73rd Northumberland Regiment (Redesignated The Northumberland (New Brunswick) Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 74th Regiment (New Brunswick Rangers) (Redesignated The New Brunswick Rangers 15 Mar.)

  • 75th Lunenburg Regiment (Redesignated The Lunenburg Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 76th Colchester and Hants Rifles (Amalgamated with 81st Hants Regiment 23 Mar.)

  • 77th Wentworth Regiment (Redesignated The Wentworth Regiment 1 May.)

  • 78th Regiment, Pictou Highlanders (Redesignated The Pictou Highlanders 2 Jul.)

  • 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada (Redesignated The Cameron Highlanders of Canada 15 Mar.)

  • 81st Hants Regiment (Amalgamateed with 76th Regiment 23 Mar to create The Colchester and Hants Regiment.)

  • 82nd Abegweit Light Infantry (Redesignated The Prince Edward Island Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 83rd Joliette Regiment (Redesignated Régiment de Joliette 1 Apr.)

  • 84th St. Hyacinthe Regiment (Redesignated Le Régiment de St. Hyacinthe 1 Apr.)

  • 85th Regiment (Redesignated Le Régiment de Maisonneuve 1 Apr.)

  • The Three Rivers Regiment

  • 87th Quebec Regiment (Redesignated Le Regiment de Québec 1 Apr.)

  • 88th Regiment (Victoria Fusiliers) (Amalgamated with 50th Regiment (Gordon Highlanders of Canada) on 15 Mar to became The Canadian Scottish Regiment.)

  • 89th Temiscouata and Rimouski Regiment (Redesignated Le Régiment Temis-Laurent 1 Apr, redesignated Les Fusiliers du St. Laurent 1 Oct.)

  • 90th Regiment Winnipeg Rifles (Redesignated The Winnipeg Rifles 15 Mar.)

  • 91st Regiment (Canadian Highlanders) (Redesignated The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada 1 May.)

  • 92nd Dorchester Regiment (Redesignated Le Régiment de Dorchester 1 Apr.)

  • 93rd Cumberland Regiment (Redesignated The Cumberland Regiment 1 Apr.)

  • 94th Victoria Regiment Argyll Highlanders (Redesignated The Cape Breton Highlanders 1 Apr.)

  • 95th Regiment Saskatchewan Rifles (Amalgamated with 60th Rifles of Canada 15 Mar and redesignated The South Saskatchewan Regiment.)

  • 96th The Lake Superior Regiment (Redesignated The Lake Superior Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 97th Regiment (Algonquin Rifles) (Redesignated The Algonquin Rifles 1 May.)

  • 98th Regiment (Redesignated The Rainy River and Kenora Light Infantry 15 Mar.)

  • 99th Manitoba Rangers (Redesignated The Manitoba Rangers 15 Mar.)

  • 100th Regiment Winnipeg Grenadiers (Redesignated The Winnipeg Grenadiers 15 Mar.)

  • 101st Regiment (Edmonton Fusiliers) (Redesignated Edmonton Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 102nd Regiment, Rocky Mountain Rangers (Redesignated The Rocky Mountain Rangers 15 Mar.)

  • 103rd Regiment (Calgary Rifles) (Redesignated The Calgary Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 104th Regiment (Westminster Fusiliers) (Amalgamated with 6th Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles) to become 1st British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) 1 Nov.)

  • 105th Regiment (Saskatoon Fusiliers) (Amalgamated with 52nd Regiment (Prince Albert Volunteers) to create The North Saskatchewan Regiment 1 Oct.)

  • 106th Regiment, Winnipeg Light Infantry (Redesignated The Winnipeg Light Infantry 15 Mar.)

  • The Dawson Rifles (Disbanded 1920.)

  • 107th East Kootenay Regiment (Redesignated The Kootenay Regiment 15 Mar.)

  • 108th Regiment (Redesignated The Waterloo Regiment 1 Apr, redesignated The North Waterloo Regiment 3 Aug.)

  • 109th Canadian Militia Regiment disbanded 1 May.

  • 110th Irish Regiment (Redesignated The Irish Regiment 1 May.) 1920

  • The Mississauga Regiment organized 1 May.

  • The Toronto Regiment organized 1 May.


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