Canada in the Second World War


Canadian Army Units in Normandy from July 1944

Canadian Armoured Corps
Royal Canadian Artillery
Canadian Infantry Corps


First Canadian Army Troops
  o 25th Armoured Delivery Regiment (The Elgin Regiment)
  o 1st Army Group, Royal Canadian Artillery
    11th Army Field Regiment
    1st Medium Regiment
    2nd Medium Regiment
    5th Medium Regiment
  o 2nd Army Group, Royal Canadian Artillery
    19th Army Field Regiment
3rd Medium Regiment
    4th Medium Regiment
    7th Medium Regiment
    2nd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (Mobile)
  o Headquarters Defence Battalion (Royal Montreal Regiment)
II Canadian Corps Troops
  o 2nd Armoured Brigade
    6th Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars)
    10th Armoured Regiment (Fort Garry Horse)
    27th Armoured Regiment (Fusiliers de Sherbrooke)
  o 18th Armoured Car Regiment (12th Manitoba Dragoons)
  o 2nd Corps Defence Company (The Prince Edward Island Light Horse)
  o 6th Anti-Tank Regiment, R.C.A.
  o 2nd Survey Regiment, R.C.A.
  o 6th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.C.A.
2nd Infantry Division
  o 8th Reconnaissance Regiment (14th Canadian Hussars)
  o 4th Infantry Brigade
Royal Regiment of Canada
Royal Hamilton Light Infantry
Essex Scottish Regiment
  o 5th Infantry Brigade
Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada
Régiment de Maisonneuve
Calgary Highlanders
  o 6th Infantry Brigade
Fusiliers Mont-Royal
Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
South Saskatchewan Regiment
  o Toronto Scottish Regiment (Machine Gun)
  o 4th Field Regiment
  o 5th Field Regiment
  o 6th Field Regiment
  o 2nd Anti-Tank Regiment
  o 3rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
3rd Infantry Division
  o 7th Reconnaissance Regiment (17th Duke of York’s Royal Canadian Hussars)
  o 7th Infantry Brigade
Royal Winnipeg Rifles
Regina Rifle Regiment
1st battalion, Canadian Scottish Regiment
  o 8th Infantry Brigade
Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada
Régiment de la Chaudière
North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment
  o 9th Infantry Brigade
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders
North Nova Scotia Highlanders
  o Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Machine Gun)
  o 12th Field Regiment
  o 13th Field Regiment
  o 14th Field Regiment
  o 3rd Anti-Tank Regiment
  o 4th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
4th Armoured Division
  o 29th Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment (South Alberta Regiment)
  o 4th Armoured Brigade
21st Armoured Regiment (Governor General’s Foot Guards)
22nd Armoured Regiment (Canadian Grenadier Guards)
28th Armoured Regiment (British Columbia Regiment)nd Medium Regiment
Lake Superior Regiment (Motor)
  o 10th Infantry Brigade
10th Independent Machine Gun Company (New Brunswick Rangers)
Lincoln and Welland Regiment
Algonquin Regiment
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise’s)
  o 15th Field Regiment
  o 23rd Field Regiment (Self-Propelled)
  o 5th Anti-Tank Regiment
  o 8th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
1st Canadian Parachute Battalion (operated under 6th British Airborne Division)
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.