The Canadian Army - WWII

The Structure of the Canadian Army 1944-1945:

1st Canadian Infantry Division

4th Recce (4th PLDG)
Saskatchewan LI(MG)
1st Infantry Brigade RCR
Hastings & Prince Edward R
48th Highlanders of Canada
2nd Infantry Brigade PPCLI
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
Loyal Edmonton Regiment
3rd Infantry Brigade R22eR
Carleton & York Regiment (New Brunswick)
West Nova Scotia

2nd Canadian Infantry Division

8th Recce (14th Canadian Hussars)
Toronto Scottish (MG)
4th Infantry Brigade Royal Regiment of Canada
Royal Hamilton Light Infantry
Essex Scottish Regiment
5th Infantry Brigade Black Watch of Canada
Regiment de Maissonneuve
Calgary Highlanders
6th Infantry Brigade Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
South Saskatchewan Regiment

3rd Canadian Infantry Division

7th Recce (17th CH)
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (MG)
7th Infantry Brigade Royal Winnipeg Rifles
Regina Rifle Regiment
1st Battalion Canadian Scottish
8th Infantry Brigade Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
Regiment de Chaudiere
North Shore (New Brunswick)
9th Infantry Brigade Highland LI of Canada
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders
North Nova Scotia Highlanders

4th Canadian Armoured Division

29th Armoured Recce (South Alberta)
4th Armoured Brigade 21st Armoured Regiment (GGFG)
22nd Armoured Regiment (CGG)
28th Armoured Regiment (BCR)
10th Infantry Brigade 10th MG Coy (NB Rangers)
Lincoln and Welland Regiment
Algonquin Regiment
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders of Canada
Lake Superior Regiment (Motor)

5th Canadian Armoured Division

3rd Armoured Recce R (GGHG)
5th Armoured Brigade 2nd Armoured R (Ld Strathcona's Horse)
5th Armoured R (8th PL (NB) Hussars)
9th Armoured R (BC Dragoons)
11th Infantry Brigade 11th MG Coy (PL Fusiliers)
Perth Regiment
Cape Breton Highlanders
Irish Regiment of Canada
Westminster Regiment (Motor)


1st Armoured Brigade 11th Armoured Regiment (Ontario R)
12th Armoured Regiment (Three Rivers R)
14th Armoured Regiment (Calgary R)
2nd Armoured Brigade 6th Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars)
10th Armoured R (Fort Garry Horse)
27th Armoured R (Sherbrooke Fusiliers)
Under British Army Command 1st Canadian APC Regiment
1st Canadian Para Bn