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RENÉ CHARTRAND, ILLUSTRATED BY RON VOLSTAD
CANADIAN FORCES IN WORLD WAR II

Prince Albert & Battleford Volunteers Mb 1 September 1939; served in Canada; Battleford component disbanded and absorbed into 16/22 Saskatchewan Horse, 1 May 1941. Remainder redesignated The Prince Albert Volunteers; served in Pacific Command 1942-45.

Prince Edward Island Highlanders Mb 1 January 1941; served in Canada; January 1945 to UK, where disbanded 18 January.

Prince Edward Island Light Horse (1st Cdn Armd Bde HQ Sqn) Mb 27 February 1941; redesignated II Corps Defence Co, 1 November 1943; Normandy 6 July 1944; NW Europe 1944-45.

Prince of Wales Rangers Mb 1 September 1939; served with 8th Inf Div, Pacific Command, 1942-45.

Prince Rupert Regiment Raised 20 November 1942; served in Prince Rupert, BC, area coast defences; released from active duty May 1944, disbanded 31 March 1946.

Princess Louise Fusiliers (Motor) Mb 1 January 1941; Italy 1943-45 with 11th Inf Bde, 5th Armd Div; NW Europe from February 1945.

Princess of Wales' Own Regiment Mb 9 September 1939 for local defence in Kingston; disbanded 15 October 1943.

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada Mb 1 September 1939; Dieppe 1942; Normandy 7 July 1944 with 6th Inf Bde, 2nd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Mb 24 May 1940; Normandy 6 July 1944 with 8th Inf Bde, 3rd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

Queen's York Rangers Mb 5 March 1942; served in Ontario; disbanded 15 October 1943.

Régiment de Châteauguay Mb for local defence 1 September 1939; to Newfoundland, September 1944: disbanded at St John's, 18 January 1945.

Régiment de la Chaudiére Mb 1 September 1939; Normandy 6 June 1944 with 8th Inf Bde, 3rd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

Régiment de Gaspé - Bonnaventure Formed 15 August 1944; not mobilised; disbanded 31 March 1946. (Originally 3rd Reserve Bn of Les Fusiliers du Saint-Laurent, and wore its cap badge.)

Régiment de Hull Mb 28 July 1941; with 13th Bde, 6th Inf Div, Pacific Command; Kiska 1943-44; May 1944 to UK, where redesignated 4th Cdn Inf Training Bn Type B, 1 November.

Régiment de Joliette Mb 3 January 1942; served in Newfoundland; January 1945 to UK, where disbanded 10 January.

Régiment de Lévis Local defence duty from 1 September 1939: mb 12 May 1942; served in Valcartier, Quebec; disbanded 15 October 1943.

Régiment de Maisonneuve Mb 1 September 1939: Normandy 7 July 1944 with 5th Inf Bde, 2nd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

Régiment de Montmagny Mb 15 March 1942; served in Newfoundland; disbanded 15 September 1944.

Régiment de Québec Mb 18 March 1942; served with 15th Inf Bde, 7th Inf Div of Atlantic Command; disbanded 22 December 1945.

Régiment de St Hyacinthe Mb 3 January 1942; served in Newfoundland; disbanded 14 January 1946.

Régiment du Saguenay Not mobilised.

Rocky Mountain Rangers Mb 1 January 1941: with 13th Bde, 6th Inf Div, Pacific Command; Kiska 1943; May 1944 to UK, where redesignated 1st Cdn Inf Training Bn Type A, 1 November.

Regina Rifle Regiment Mb 24 May 1940; Normandy 6 June 1944 with 7th Inf Bde, 3rd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Mb 1 September 1939; Dieppe 1942; Normandy 7 July 1944 with 4th Inf Bde, 2nd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

Royal Montreal Regiment Mb 1 September 1939; Normandy 28 July 1944; NW Europe 1944-45.

Royal Regiment of Canada Mb 1 September 1939; Dieppe 1942; Normandy 7 July 1944 with 4th Inf Bde, 2nd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

Royal Rifles of Canada Mb 24 May 1940; destroyed in defence of Hong Kong. December 1941; reconstituted 1 January 1942; served in Canada; January 1945 to UK.

Royal Winnipeg Rifles Mb 24 May 1940; Normandy 6 June 1944 with 7th Inf Bde, 3rd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

St John Fusiliers Mb 1 September 1939; with 13th Bde, 6th Inf Div, Pacific Command from January 1941; one company on Kiska 1943-44; January 1945 to UK, where disbanded 10 January.

Saskatoon Light Infantry Mb 1 September 1939; Italy 1943-45 with 1st Inf Div (MG bn); NW Europe from March 1945.

Sault St Marie & Sudbury Regiment Mb; served with 6th Inf Div, Pacific Command 1942-45.

Scots Fusiliers of Canada Mb 5 March 1942; served in Ontario; disbanded 15 October 1943.

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Mb 1 September 1939; Italy 1943-45 with 2nd Inf Bde, 1st Inf Div; NW Europe from March 1945.

2nd Armoured Car Regt Mb in Winnipeg; sent to UK, where disbanded early 1941.

2nd/10th Dragoons Mb 26 May 1942; with 7th Inf Div. Atlantic Command; disbanded 1944.

17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars (7th Recce Regt) Mb 24 May 1940; Normandy 6 June 1944 with 3rd Inf Div; NW Europe 1944-45.

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