Volume 3, Part 1: Armour, Artillery and Field Engineer Regiments - Artillery Regiments and Batteries

19TH MEDIUM ARTILLERY REGIMENT, RCA

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LINEAGE

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Calgary, Alberta on 2 February 1920, when the '19th Brigade, CFA' was authorized to be formed.1 It was designated: '19th Field Brigade, CA' on 1 July 1925;2 '19th Field Brigade, RCA' on 3 June 1935;3 '19th (Reserve) Field Brigade, RCA' on 7 November 1940;4 '19th (Reserve) Field Regiment, RCA' on 1 March 1943.5 '19th Medium Regiment, RCA' on 1 April 1946;6 and '19th Medium Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 12 April 1960.7 It was reduced to nil strength and transferred to the Supplementary Order of Battle on 19 January 1965.8

Note:
The 19th Brigade, CFA was authorized a Reserve order of battle counterpart on 1 November 1920 (GO 186/20). The reserve unit was disbanded on 14 December 1936 (GO 3/37).

Headquarters Location

Calgary, Alberta

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

None

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1. GO 13/20; and/et MO 58/20. The brigade was not actually organized until 1 May 1921 (GO 130/21) / La brigade ne fut organisée qu'à partir du 1er mai 1921 (GO 130/21).

2. GO 82/25.

3. GO 58/35.

4. GO 273/40.

5. GO 132/43.

6. GO 115/46.

7. CAO 76-3, Pt 'B', Supp Issue No. 670/60.

8. SD 1 Letter No 64/58; Letter, HQ Western Command to D Org, 18 Oct 65, file ref: WC 2001-3/1 (G).

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