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

7TH TORONTO REGIMENT, RCA

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LINEAGE

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Sarnia, Ontario on 1 April 1942, when the '31st (Reserve) Field Regiment, RCA' was authorized to be formed.1 It was redesignated: '31st Field Regiment, RCA' on 1 April 1946;2 '7th Field Regiment, RCA' on 11 May 1956;3 '7th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 12 April 1960;4 '7th Toronto Regiment, RCA (M)' on 16 March 1965;5 and '7th Toronto Regiment, RCA' on 1 January 1981.7

Notes :
No lineal connection with the '7th Toronto Regiment, RCA' formed in 1931 and disbanded in 1954 as 'Headquarters, RCA, 2nd Armoured Division'.

Perpetuation

‘The Incorporated Artillery Company’

Headquarters Location

Toronto, Ontario

Allocated Batteries

9th Field Battery, RCA
15th Field Battery, RCA
130th Field Battery, RCA

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

None

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1. GO 241/42.

2. GO 115/46. This regiment is not specifically redesignated as part of this General Order, however, this order cancels the effects of GO 273/40 and GO 42/41 which designated Non Permanent Active Militia units as 'Reserve' units of the Canadian Army / Ce régiment n'est pas spécifiquement rebaptisé par cet Ordre général. Par contre, cet ordre annule les effets des GO 273/40 et 42/41 qui désignaient les unités de la Milice active non permanente en tant qu'unités de réserve de l'Armée canadienne.

3. CAO 76-3, Pt 'B', Supp Issue No. 493/56.

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

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

6. CFOO 3.310, 3 May 79 / OOFC 3.310, 3 mai 79.

7. CFOO 3.310, 1 Jan 81 / OOFC 3.310, 1er jan 81.

8. MOO 272/85, 3 Sep 85 / DMO 272/85, 3 sep 85.

9. MOO 50/90, 9 July 90 / DMO 50/90, 9 juillet 90.

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