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


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This Reserve Force regiment originated in Shawinigan, Quebec on 1 April 1946, when the '62nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA' was authorized to be formed.1 It was redesignated: '62nd Light Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 12 April 1960;2 '62nd (Shawinigan) Field Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 10 December 1962;3 and '62e (Shawinigan) Régiment d'artillerie de campagne, RCA' on 1 September 1970.4 It was redesignated in English, '62nd Field Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 20 November 1975.5

Headquarters Location

Shawinigan, Quebec

Allocated Batteries

81st Field Battery, RCA
185th Field Battery, RCA


HMCS Shawinigan



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1. GO 114/46.

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

3. CAO 76-3, Pt 'B', Supp Issue No. 740/63.

4. CFOO 70/17.

5. CFOO 3.310, 20 Nov 75 / OOFC 3.310, 20 nov 75; and/et Memorandum, Organization Policy - Translation of Unit Titles and Short Titles, DGBB 1901-1/1211-7-4 TD 7265, 12 Aug 77(DHH Heritage Collection/Collection patrimoine de la DHP).

6. MOO 97159, 14 Aug 97 / DMO 97159, 14 août 97.

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