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


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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

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



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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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