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 - 1912

This is a listing of the units of the Canadian Army in 1912.

Permanent Active Militia (Permanent Force)

Cavalry

  • Royal Canadian Dragoons

  • Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)

Infantry

  • The Royal Canadian Regiment

Non-Permanent Active Militia

Cavalry

  • The Governor General's Body Guard

  • 1st Hussars

  • 2nd Dragoons

  • 3rd Prince of Wales' Canadian Dragoons

  • 4th Hussars

  • 5th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards

  • 6th Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars

  • 7th Hussars

  • 8th Princess Louise's New Brunswick Hussars

  • 9th Mississauga Horse

  • Prince Edward Island Light Horse

  • 10th Queen's Own Canadian Hussars

  • 11th Hussars

  • 12th Manitoba Dragoons

  • 13th Scottish Light Dragoons

  • 14th King's Canadian Hussars

  • 15th Light Horse

  • 16th Light Horse

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

  • 18th Mounted Rifles

  • 19th Alberta Dragoons

  • 20th Border Horse

  • 21st Alberta Hussars

  • 22nd Saskatchewan Light Horse

  • 23rd Alberta Rangers

  • 24th Regiment Grey's Horse

  • 25th Brant Dragoons

  • 27th Light Horse

  • 28th New Brunswick Dragoons

  • 1st Regiment, British Columbia Horse (Redesignated as 30th Regiment British Columbia Horse 15 Apr.)

  • 2nd Regiment, British Columbia Horse (Redesignated as 31st Regiment British Columbia Horse 15 Apr.)

  • 32nd Light Horse authorized 1 Apr. Redesignated 32nd Manitoba Horse 2 Nov.

  • 34th Regiment of Cavalry raised 15 Apr from "A" Squadron, 18th Mounted Rifles.

Infantry

  • The Governor General's Foot Guards

  • 1st Regiment Prince of Wales Fusiliers (Redesignated 1st Regiment, The Grenadier Guards of Canada 15 Apr)

  • 2nd Regiment, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

  • 3rd Regiment, Victoria Rifles of Canada

  • 4th Regiment, Chasseurs Canadiens

  • 5th Regiment, Royal Highlanders of Canada

  • 6th Regiment, The Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles

  • 7th Regiment, Fusiliers

  • 8th Regiment, Royal Rifles

  • 9th Regiment, Voltigeurs de Quebec

  • 10th Regiment, Royal Grenadiers

  • 11th Regiment, Argenteuil Rangers (Disbanded 15 Apr)

  • 12th Regiment York Rangers

  • 13th Royal Regiment

  • 14th Regiment, Princess of Wales' Own Rifles

  • 15th Regiment, Argyll Light Infantry

  • 16th Prince Edward Regiment

  • 17th Regiment of Infantry

  • 18th Regiment, Francs-Tireurs du Saguenay

  • 19th St. Catharines Regiment (Redesignated 19th Lincoln Regiment 2 Nov)

  • 20th Regiment, Halton Rifles

  • 21st Regiment, Essex Fusiliers

  • 22nd Regiment The Oxford Rifles

  • 23rd Regiment "The Northern Pioneers"

  • 24th Kent Regiment

  • 25th Regiment

  • 26th Regiment, Middlesex Light Infantry

  • 27th Lambton Regiment, St. Clair Borderers

  • 28th Perth Regiment

  • 29th Waterloo Regiment

  • 30th Regiment, Wellington Rifles

  • 31st Grey Regiment

  • 32nd Bruce Regiment

  • 33rd Huron Regiment

  • 34th Ontario Regiment

  • 35th Regiment, Simcoe Foresters

  • 36th Peel Regiment

  • 37th Regiment, Haldimand Rifles

  • 38th Regiment (Dufferin Rifles of Canada)

  • 39th Regiment (Norfolk Rifles)

  • 40th Northumberland Regiment

  • 41st Regiment, Brockville Rifles

  • 42nd Lanark and Renfrew Regiment

  • 43rd Regiment (Duke of Cornwall's Own Rifles)

  • 44th Lincoln and Welland Regiment

  • 45th Victoria Regiment

  • 46th Durham Regiment

  • 47th Frontenac Regiment

  • 48th Regiment (Highlanders)

  • 49th Regiment (Hastings Rifles)

  • 53rd Sherbrooke Regiment

  • 54th Regiment, Carabiniers de Sherbrooke

  • 55th Regiment Megantic Light Infantry (Disbanded 3 Sep)

  • 56th Grenville Regiment

  • 57th Regiment Peterborough Rangers

  • 59th Stormont and Glengarry Regiment

  • 61st Montmagny and L'Islet Regiment

  • 62nd Regiment, St. John Fusiliers

  • 63rd Regiment (Halifax Rifles)

  • 64th Chateauguay and Beauharnois Regiment

  • 65th Regiment (Carabiniers Mont-Royal)

  • 66th Regiment (Princess Louise Fusiliers)

  • 67th Regiment, The Carleton Light Infantry

  • 68th King's County Regiment (Disbanded 1 Jun)

  • 69th Annapolis Regiment

  • 71st York Regiment

  • 72nd Highlanders of Canada (Redesignated 72nd Seaforth Highlanders of Canada 15 Apr, redesignated 72nd Regiment Seaforth Highlanders of Canada 16 Dec)

  • 73rd Northumberland Regiment

  • 74th Regiment (New Brunswick Rangers)

  • 75th Lunenburg Regiment

  • 76th Colchester and Hants Rifles

  • 77th Wentworth Regiment

  • 78th Regiment, Pictou Highlanders

  • 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada

  • 80th Nicolet Regiment

  • 82nd Abegweit Light Infantry

  • 83rd Joliette Regiment

  • 84th St. Hyacinthe Regiment

  • 85th Regiment

  • 86th Three Rivers Regiment

  • 87th Quebec Regiment

  • 88th Regiment (Victoria Fusiliers) (Authorized 3 Sep)

  • 89th Temiscouata and Rimouski Regiment

  • 90th Regiment Winnipeg Rifles

  • 91st Regiment (Canadian Highlanders)

  • 92nd Dorchester Regiment

  • 93rd Cumberland Regiment

  • 94th Victoria Regiment Argyll Highlanders

  • 95th Regiment Saskatchewan Rifles (Split in two 1 Apr - one unit became 95th Regiment other became 105th Regiment)

  • 96th The Lake Superior Regiment

  • 97th Regiment (Algonquin Rifles)

  • The Dawson Rifles

  • The Kootenay Rifles (Disbanded 1 Jun)

  • 98th Regiment

  • 99th Manitoba Rangers

  • 100th Regiment Winnipeg Grenadiers

  • 101st Regiment (Edmonton Fusiliers)

  • 102nd Regiment, Rocky Mountain Rangers

  • 103rd Regiment (Calgary Rifles)

  • 104th Regiment

  • 105th Regiment (Authorized 1 Apr, reorganized from 95th Regiment, redesignated 105th Regiment Fusiliers 16 Sep)

  • 106th Regiment, Winnipeg Light Infantry (Authorized 1 Apr)

 

 


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