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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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 - 1981

This is a listing of the units of the Canadian Army in 1981.

Regular Force

Armour

  • Royal Canadian Dragoons

  • Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)

  • 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's)

  • 12e Régiment Blindé du Canada

Infantry

  • The Royal Canadian Regiment

    • 1st Battalion

    • 2nd Battalion

    • 3rd Battalion

  • Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

    • 1st Battalion

    • 2nd Battalion

    • 3rd Battalion

  • Royal 22e Regiment

    • 1er Bataillon

    • 2e Bataillon

    • 3e Bataillon

  • The Canadian Airborne Regiment

Militia

Armour

  • The Governor General's Horse Guards

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

  • The Elgin Regiment (RCAC)

  • The Ontario Regiment (RCAC)

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

  • The Sherbrooke Hussars

  • 12e Régiment Blindé du Canada (Milice)

  • 1st Hussars

  • The Prince Edward Island Regiment (RCAC)

  • Royal Canadian Hussars

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

  • The South Alberta Light Horse

  • The Saskatchewan Dragoons

  • The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC)

  • The British Columbia Dragoons

  • The Fort Garry Horse

  • Le Régiment de Hull (RCAC)

  • The Windsor Regiment (RCAC)

Infantry

  • Governor General's Foot Guards

  • The Canadian Grenadier Guards

  • The Canadian Grenadier Guards

  • The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

  • The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

  • Les Voltigeurs de Québec

  • The Royal Regiment of Canada

  • The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment)

  • The Princess of Wales' Own Regiment

  • Le Régiment du Saguenay

  • The Lincoln and Welland Regiment

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

  • The Essex and Kent Scottish

  • 4th Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (London and Oxford Fusiliers)

  • The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada

  • The Grey and Simcoe Foresters

  • The Brockville Rifles

  • The Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment

  • The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa

  • 48th Highlanders of Canada

  • The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

  • Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke

  • The Royal Montreal Regiment

  • The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders

  • The Royal New Brunswick Regiment

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

  • Les Fusiliers Mont Royal

  • The Princess Louise Fusiliers

  • The West Nova Scotia Regiment

  • The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

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

  • The Queens' Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

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

  • Le Régiment de Maisonneuve

  • The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)

  • Les Fusiliers du St. Laurent

  • The Royal Winnipeg Rifles

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

  • Le Régiment de la Chaudière

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

  • The Regina Rifle Regiment

  • The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment

  • The Algonquin Regiment

  • The Loyal Edmonton Regiment (4th Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry)

  • The Rocky Mountain Rangers

  • The Calgary Highlanders

  • The North Saskatchewan Regiment

  • 2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada

  • The Toronto Scottish Regiment

  • The Royal Westminster Regiment

  • The Royal Newfoundland Regiment


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