Organization

Canadian Army
Domestic Military Organization
Reorganizations

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

Organizational Corps/Branches

1900-1968 Organizational Corps
1968-2000 Branches

Listings
1900-1913|1914-1963|1964-2000

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

5e Groupement de Combat

1st Cdn Division (1954-1958)

1st Cdn Division (1988)

Special Service Force

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
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 Cdn Army
I Cdn Corps | II Cdn Corps
1st Inf Div | 2nd Inf Div | 3rd Inf Div 4th (Arm) Div | 5th (Arm) Div
6th Div  | 7th Div | 8th Div |
 
1st Arm Bde | 2nd Arm Bde
1950-1953
1 Com Div | 25 Inf Bde
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

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

RCOC

Rank and Responsibility

Officers

Warrant Officers

Non-Commissioned Officers

Non-Commissioned Mbrs (Men)

Table of Ranks & Responsibilities

Table of Ranks & Appointments

Staff Officers

Rank & Appt Abbreviations

Rank and Appointment Abbreviations

Canadian Army Rank and Appointment Titles
(in descending order of importance)
 
Gen General
Lieut Gen / LGen Lieutenant General
Maj Gen / MGen Major General
Brig Brigadier
BGen Brigadier General
Col Colonel
Lieut Col / LCol Lieutenant Colonel
Maj Major
Capt Captain
Lieut / Lt Lieutenant
2Lt 2nd Lieutenant
OCdt Officer Cadet
CWO Chief Warrant Officer
WO I Warrant Officer Class I
MWO Master Warrant Officer
WO II Warrant Officer Class II
WO Warrant Officer
S.Sgt / S/Sgt Staff Sergeant
Sgt Sergeant
L/Sgt Lance Sergeant
MCpl Master Corporal
Cpl Corporal
Bdr Bombardier
L/Cpl Lance Corporal
L/Bdr Lance Bombardier
Pte Private
Cfsm Craftsman (RCEME/LORE/EME)
Gdsmn Guardsman
Rifmn Rifleman
Spr Sapper (RCE/CME)
Tpr Trooper
Military and Political Appointment Title Abbreviations
 (alphabetical)
 
AA & QMG Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General
ADC Aide-de-Camp
AG Adjutant General
BGGS Brigadier General, General Staff
BGS Brigadier, General Staff
B.M Brigade Major
CGS Chief of the General Staff
CIGS Chief of the Imperial General Staff (British)
C-in-C Commander-in-Chief
CO Commanding Officer
Comd Commander
CRA Commander, Royal Artillery
CRE Commander Royal Engineers
DA & QMG Deputy Adjutant and Quartermaster General
DCO Deputy Commanding Officer
DD Deputy Director
DHS (D Hist) Director Historical Section
DM Deputy Minister
DM Drum Major
DMI Director Military Intelligence
DMS Director of Medical Services
DNS Director of Naval Service
DOC District Officer Commanding
FOO Forward Observation Officer
GG Governor General
GOC General Officer Commanding
GOCiC General Officer Commanding (-in-Chief)
Gov Gen Governor General
GS General Staff
GSO I, II, III General Staff Officer, 1st, 2nd or 3rd Grade
MGGS Major General, General Staff
MGRA Major General, Royal Artillery
Mr Gnr Master Gunner
NCM Non-Commissioned Member
NCO Non-Commissioned Officer
OC Officer Commanding
OM Overseas Minister

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