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

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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 - 1965

This is a listing of the units of the Canadian Army in 1965.

Regular Force

Armour

  • Royal Canadian Dragoons

  • Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)

  • 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's)

  • The Fort Garry Horse

Infantry

  • The Canadian Guards

    • 1st Battalion

    • 2nd Battalion

  • The Royal Canadian Regiment

    • 1st Battalion

    • 2nd Battalion

  • Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

    • 1st Battalion

    • 2nd Battalion

  • Royal 22e Regiment

    • 1er Bataillon

    • 2e Bataillon

    • 3e Bataillon

  • The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

    • 1st Battalion

    • 2nd Battalion

  • The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

    • 1st Battalion

    • 2nd Battalion

Militia

Armour

  • The Governor General's Horse Guards

  • 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards (Disbanded 31 Mar.)

  • The Halifax Rifles (RCAC) (Disbanded 31 Mar.)

  • 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's)(Militia)

  • The Grey and Simcoe Foresters (RCAC)

  • The Elgin Regiment (RCAC)

  • The Ontario Regiment (RCAC)

  • The Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment) (RCAC)

  • The Sherbrooke Regiment (RCAC) (Amalgamated with 7th/11th Hussars, to form The Sherbrooke Hussars 15 Feb.)

  • 7th/11th Hussars (Amalgamated with The Sherbrooke Regiment to form The Sherbrooke Hussars 15 Feb.)

  • Le Régiment de Trois-Rivières (RCAC)

  • 1st Hussars

  • The Prince Edward Island Regiment (RCAC)

  • The Royal Canadian Hussars

  • The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) (RCAC)

  • The Algonquin Regiment (RCAC) (Converted to infantry.)

  • The South Alberta Light Horse

  • The Saskatchewan Dragoons

  • 19th Alberta Dragoons (Placed on Supplementary Order of Battle 31 Mar.)

  • 14th Canadian Hussars (Placed on Supplementary Order of Battle 31 Mar.)

  • The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC)

  • The British Columbia Dragoons

  • The Fort Garry Horse (Militia)

  • Le Régiment de Hull (RCAC)

  • The Windsor Regiment (RCAC)

Infantry

  • Governor General's Foot Guards (5th Battalion, Canadian Guards)

  • The Canadian Grenadier Guards (6th Battalion, Canadian Guards)

  • 3rd Battalion, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

  • Victoria Rifles of Canada (Regiment added to Supplementary Order of Battle 5 Mar.)

  • 3rd Battalion, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

  • The Royal Rifles of Canada (Regiment added to Supplementary Order of Battle 5 Mar.)

  • Les Voltigeurs de Québec

  • The Royal Regiment of Canada

  • The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment)

  • The Princess of Wales' Own Regiment

  • The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

  • The Lincoln and Welland Regiment

  • 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (London and Oxford Fusiliers)

  • The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)

  • The Perth Regiment (Regiment added to Supplementary Order of Battle 5 Mar.)

  • The Highland Light Infantry of Canada (Amalgamated with The Scots Fusiliers of Canada, to form The Highland Fusiliers of Canada 26 Feb.)

  • The Brockville Rifles

  • The Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment

  • The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders

  • Les Fusiliers du St. Laurent (5th Battalion, Royal 22e Regiment)

  • Le Régiment de la Chaudière

  • 4ieme Bataillon, Royal 22e Régiment (Châteauguay)

  • 6e bataillon, Le Royal 22e Régiment (Saint-Hyacinthe)

  • Les Fusiliers Mont Royal

  • The Princess Louise Fusiliers

  • 1st Battalion, The Royal New Brunswick Regiment (Carleton and York)

  • 2nd Battalion, The Royal New Brunswick Regiment (North Shore)

  • The West Nova Scotia Regiment

  • 1st Battalion, The Nova Scotia Highlanders (North)

  • 2nd Battalion, The Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton)

  • Le Régiment de Maisonneuve

  • The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa

  • The Royal Winnipeg Rifles

  • 1st Battalion, The Essex and Kent Scottish (Amalgamated into 1 battalion 31 Mar.)

  • 2nd Battalion, The Essex and Kent Scottish (Amalgamated into 1 battalion 31 Mar.)

  • 48th Highlanders of Canada

  • Le Régiment du Saguenay

  • The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

  • The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment

  • 1st Battalion, The North Saskatchewan Regiment (The Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers)

  • 2nd Battalion, The North Saskatchewan Regiment (The Saskatoon Light Infantry)

  • The Regina Rifle Regiment

  • The South Saskatchewan Regiment

  • The Rocky Mountain Rangers

  • The Loyal Edmonton Regiment (3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry)

  • The Winnipeg Grenadiers (Regiment added to Supplementary Order of Battle 28 Feb.)

  • The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

  • The Westminster Regiment

  • The Calgary Highlanders

  • Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke

  • The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

  • The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)

  • Irish Fusiliers of Canada (The Vancouver Regiment) (Regiment added to Supplementary Order of Battle 19 Mar.)

  • The Scots Fusiliers of Canada (Amalgamated with The Highland Light Infantry of Canada to form The Highland Fusiliers of Canada 26 Feb.)

  • The Royal Montreal Regiment

  • The Irish Regiment of Canada (Disbanded (reduced to nil strength and placed on Supplementary Order of Battle) 31 Mar, and replaced by 2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada formed at Sudbury, Ont., by conversion of 58th Field Regiment RCA.)

  • The Toronto Scottish Regiment

  • The Royal Newfoundland Regiment

  • The Yukon Regiment


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