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1900-20 | 1921-36 | 1937-50 | 1951-99

Cavalry/Armoured Regiments
1st Hussars
1st APC Regiment
1st British Columbia Horse
2nd Dragoons
2nd/10th Dragoons
3rd Prince of Wales' Cdn Dragoons
4th Hussars
4th Hussars of Canada
IV PLDG
5th Dragoons
5th Princess Louise Drag. Gds
6th Duke of Connaught's R.C.H.
7th Hussars
7th/11th Hussars
8th Princess Louise's NB Hussars
8th Cdn Hussars (Princess Louise's)
9th (Grey's) Horse
9th Toronto Light Horse
9th Mississauga Horse
10th Brant Dragoons
10th Queen's Own Cdn Hussars
11th Hussars
12th Manitoba Dragoons

12e Régiment Blindé du Canada

13th Scottish Light Dragoons
14th Canadian Hussars
14th King's Canadian Hussars
15th Light Horse
16th Light Horse
17th Duke of York's Royal Can. H.
17th PEI Recce
18th Mounted Rifles
19th Alberta Dragoons
19th The Alberta Mounted Rifles
20th Border Horse
21st Alberta Hussars
22nd Saskatchewan Horse
22nd Saskatchewan Light Horse
23rd Alberta Rangers
24th Grey's Horse
25th Brant Dragoons
26th Canadian Dragoons
27th Light Horse
28th New Brunswick Dragoons
29th Light Horse
30th Regiment (BC Horse)
31st Regiment (BC Horse)
32nd Light Horse
32nd Manitoba Horse
33rd Vaudreuil & Soulanges Huss.
34th Fort Garry Horse
35th Central Alberta Horse
36th PEI Light Horse
Algonquin Regiment
British Columbia Dragoons
British Columbia Mounted Rifles
British Columbia Regiment
Border Horse
Calgary Regiment
Canadian Mounted Rifles
Duke of York's Royal Cdn Hussars
Elgin Regiment
Fort Garry Horse
Grey & Simcoe Foresters
Governor General's Body Guard
Governor General's Horse Guards
Halifax Rifles
King's Own Calgary Regt.
Lord Strathcona's Horse
Manitoba Dragoons
Manitoba Horse
Mississauga Horse
Ontario Mounted Rifles
Princess Louise Dragoon Guards
Queen's Own Canadian Hussars
Queen's York Rangers (1st Am. R.)
Régt de Hull
Régt de Trois-Riviéres
Royal Canadian Dragoons
Royal Canadian Mounted Rifles
Saskatchewan Dragoons
Sherbrooke Regiment
South Alberta Light Horse
Strathcona's Horse
Toronto Light Horse
Toronto Mounted Rifles
Windsor Regiment

Infantry Regiments 1900-1919
Dawson Rifles
GGFG
Kootenay Rifles
PPCLI
Royal Canadian Regiment
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Infantry Regiments 1920-2000
1st British Columbia Regiment
1st BC Regt (D. of Conn.'s Own)
Algonquin Regiment
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Black Watch (RHR) of Canada
BC Regt (D. of Conn's Own Rifles)
Calgary Highlanders
Calgary Regiment
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa
Canadian Airborne Regiment
Canadian Scottish Regiment
 Canadian Fusiliers (C of L Regt)
Canadian Guards
Canadian Grenadier Guards
Cape Breton Highlanders
Carleton and York Regiment
Elgin Regiment
Essex Scottish
Essex & Kent Scottish
 Fusiliers de Sherbrooke
Fusiliers Mont Royal
Fusiliers du St. Laurent
48th Highlanders of Canada
Gov Gen Foot Guards
Grey & Simcoe Foresters
Halifax Rifles
Hastings and Prince Edward Regt
Highland Fusiliers of Canada
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Irish Fusiliers
Irish Fusiliers of Can (Vancouver R.)
Irish Regiment
Irish Regiment of Canada
Kent Regiment
King's Own Rifles of Canada
Lake Superior Regiment
Lincoln and Welland Regiment
Loyal Edmonton Regiment
Lorne Scots
Midland Regiment
Mississauga Regiment
New Brunswick Rangers
New Brunswick Scottish
North Nova Scotia Highlanders
North Shore (New Brunswick) Regt
North Waterloo Regiment
Oxford Rifles
Perth Regiment
Peterborough Rangers
Pictou Highlanders
PPCLI
Prince Albert and Battleford Voltrs
Princess Louise Fusiliers (MG)
Prince Rupert Regiment
Princess of Wales' Own Regiment
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
Queen's Rangers (1st Am. Regt.)
Queen's York Rangers (1st Am. R.)
 Régiment de la Chaudière
 Régiment de Chateauguay
Régiment de Levis
 Régiment de Maisonneuve
Régiment de Montmagmy
 Régiment de Saguenay
Régiment de St. Hyacinthe
 Régiment de Québec
Regina Rifle Regiment
Rocky Mountain Rangers
Royal 22e Regt
Royal Canadian Regiment
Royal Highlanders of Canada
Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada
Royal Regiment of Canada
Royal Regina Rifles
Royal Hamilton Light Infantry
Royal Montreal Regiment
Royal New Brunswick Regiment
Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Royal Rifles of Canada
Royal Scots of Canada
Royal Winnipeg Rifles
Saskatoon Light Infantry
Scots Fusiliers of Canada
S, D and G Highlanders
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
South Alberta Regiment
South New Brunswick Regiment
South Saskatchewan Regiment
Toronto Regiment
Toronto Scottish Regiment
Vancouver Regiment
Victoria Rifles of Canada
Voltigeurs de Quebec
Waterloo Regiment
Westminster Regiment
West Nova Scotia Regiment
West Toronto Regiment
Winnipeg Grenadiers
Winnipeg Light Infantry
York Rangers
 Yukon Regiment

The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment

The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment was an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army until its amalgamation with The Carleton and York Regiment.

Lineage

  • The  73rd Northumberland New Brunswick Battalion of Infantry formed on 25 February 1870

  • Redesignated 73rd Northumberland Regiment 8 May 1900

  • Redesignated The Northumberland (New Brunswick) Regiment 15 March 1920

  • Redesignated The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment 1 April 1922

  • Amalgamated with the 28th Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery on 30 September 1954 to become 2nd Battalion, The Royal New Brunswick Regiment (North Shore)
     

The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment

Headquarters: Newcastle, NB
Predecessors: None
Perpetuates: 28th Battery, CFA, 12th, 132nd and 165th Battalions, CEF
Raised: 25 February 1870
Amalgamated: 30 Sep 1954, to create 2nd Battalion, The Royal New Brunswick Regiment (North Shore).

First World War

The 28th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, CEF, served with the 2nd Canadian Divisional Artillery from January 1916 to March 1917 in France and Flanders before being absorbed by the 15th and 16th Batteries, CFA, CEF.

In Canada, details of the 73rd Northumberland Regiment were placed on active service on 6 August 1914 for local protective duty. The regiment contributed men to the 12th Battalion, CEF on formation in September 1914, and recruited for the 132nd and 165th Battalions, CEF, both of whom provided reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field.

Second World War

The 28th (Newcastle) Field Battery mobilized the 28th (Newcastle) Field Battery, Canadian Active Service Force on 1 September 1939. The battery embarked for the United Kingdom on 25 August 1940, and landed in Normandy on 8 July 1944 with the 2nd Canadian Divisional artillery. As a sub-unit of the 5th Field Regiment, the unit went through the North-West Europe campaign and the active battery disbanded on 21 September 1945. A 28th (Reserve) Field Battery served in the Reserve Army in Canada.

Details of The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment were placed on active service on 1 September 1939 for local protective duty, but the regiment did not mobilize until 24 May 1940. The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, CASF was earmarked for the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division and embarked for the UK on 18 July 1941. The CASF unit, having been renamed to become 1st Battalion, The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment,  participated in the Normandy Landing on 6 June 1944 and served throughout the North-West Europe campaign as part of the 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade. The 1st Battalion disbanded on 15 January 1946. A 2nd Battalion served in the Reserve Army, and a 3rd Battalion was mobilized for the Canadian Army Occupation Force in Germany, existing from 1 June 1945 to 13 April 1946.

Battle Honours

Ypres, 1915, '17
Mount Sorrel
Arras 1917, '18
Hindenburg Line
Normandy Landing
Carpiquet
Faubourg de Vaucelles
Falaise Road
The Laison
The Seine, 1944
Boulogne, 1944
Moerkerke
Breskens Pocket
Kapelsche Veer
Waal Flats
The Rhine
Zutphen
Bad Zwischenhahn

Festubert 1915
Somme 1916
Hill 70
Pursuit to Mons
Caen
Bourguébus Ridge
Falaise
Quesnay Wood
Chambois
Moerbrugge
Calais, 1944
The Scheldt
The Lower Maas
The Rhineland
The Hochwald
Emmerich-Hoch Elten
Apeldoorn
North-West Europe, 1944-1945


Insignia

Cap Badge

The cap badge was rendered in brass or bronze, featuring a stag surrounded by an annulus with the regiment's name, with a wreath of maple leaves. The regimental motto PRO JURE CONSTANS appeared on a scroll at the bottom, the whole surmounted by the Crown.

 

Cloth Shoulder Flashes


During the Second World War, a cloth shoulder flash in red stitching on a blue background was worn on Battle Dress. The khaki CANADA title was worn in conjunction with the regimental flash.

 

The formation patch of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division - a french grey rectangle 3 inches wide by 2 inches tall - was worn by the 1st Battalion beginning sometime in 1941 and worn until the end of the war. The 3rd Battalion wore a french grey rectangle with an additional 1 inch-wide strip directly underneath.

 

Slip on titles, introduced early in the war, may have been worn upon mobilization by the active battalion, as well as by the reserve/2nd Battalion in Canada.


Lieutenant M.G. Aubut and Private C.D. Walker of The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment examine a German cross-Channel gun at Sangatte on 26 September 1944. Standard regimental headdress and insignia is worn.


Private J.W. Butler of The North Shore Regiment searches a seven-foot-three-inch German soldier at Sangatte, France on 26 September 1944 during the fight for the Channel ports.


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