Canada in the Second World War


Canadian Army Units in Italy

Canadian Armoured Corps
Royal Canadian Artillery
Canadian Infantry Corps


1st Infantry Division
  o Saskatoon Light Infantry (machine guns)
  o 1st Infantry Brigade
    Royal Canadian Regiment
    Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
    48th Highlanders of Canada
  o 2nd Infantry Brigade
    Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
    Loyal Edmonton Regiment
  o 3rd Infantry Brigade
Royal 22e Regiment
    Carleton and York Regiment
    West Nova Scotia Regiment
o 1st Armoured Car Regiment (Royal Canadian Dragoons)
o 1st Field Regiment
o 2nd Field Regiment
o 3rd Field Regiment
o 1st Anti-Tank Regiment
o 2nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
5th Armoured Division
  o 3rd Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment (Governor General’s Horse Guards)
  o 5th Armoured Brigade
    2nd Armoured Regiment (Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians))
    5th Armoured Regiment (8th Princess Louise’s (New Brunswick) Hussars)
    9th Armoured Regiment (British Columbia Dragoons)
  o 11th Infantry Brigade
    11th Independent Machine Gun Company (Princess Louise Fusiliers)
    Perth Regiment
    Cape Breton Highlanders
    Irish Regiment of Canada
  o 12th Infantry Brigade
    12th Independent Machine Gun Company (Princess Louise Fusiliers)
    4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards
    Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment
    Westminster Regiment (Motor)
  o 17th Field Regiment
  o 8th Field Regiment (Self-Propelled)
  o 4th Anti-Tank Regiment
  o 5th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
· 1st Armoured Brigade
  o 11th Armoured Regiment (Ontario Regiment)
  o 12th Armoured Regiment (Régiment de Trois-Rivières)
  o 14th Armoured Regiment (Calgary Regiment)
1st Canadian Corps troops
  o 1st Corps Defence Company (Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiments)
  o 7th Anti-Tank Regiment
  o 1st Survey Regiment
1st Canadian Army troops
  o “A”, “B” and “G” Squadrons, 25th Armoured Delivery Regiment (Elgin Regiment)
  o No. 1 Army Group, Royal Canadian Artillery
11th Army Field Regiment
1st Medium Regiment
2nd Medium Regiment
5th Medium Regiment
Supporting units from the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, Canadian Dental Corps, Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, and Canadian Provost Corps.