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

42ND MEDIUM ARTILLERY REGIMENT, RCA

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LINEAGE

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Toronto, Ontario on 15 March 1931, when the '4th Medium Brigade, CA' was authorized to be formed.1 It was redesignated: '4th Medium Brigade, RCA' on 3 June 1935;2 '4th (Reserve) Medium Brigade, RCA' on 7 November 1940;3 '42nd (Reserve) Field Regiment, RCA' on 20 May 1942;4 '42nd (Reserve) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA' on 15 February 1944;5 '42nd Medium Regiment, RCA' on 1 April 1946;6 and '42nd Medium Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 12 April 1960.7 It was reduced to nil strength and transferred to the Supplementary Order of Battle on 18 February 1965.8

Notes:
The 4th Medium Brigade, CA was authorized a Reserve order of battle counterpart on 15 March 1931 (GO 186/20). The reserve unit was disbanded on 14 December 1936 (GO 3/37).

Headquarters Location

Toronto, Ontario

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

None

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1. GO 40/31.

2. GO 58/35.

3. GO 273/40.

4. GO 265/42 and/et GO 156/44.

5. GO 156/44.

6. GO 115/46.

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

8. SD 1 Letter No 64/62;and/et Message, CENCOM, A 2989, 012015Z Nov 65.

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