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


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This Reserve Force regiment originated in London, Ontario on 15 June 1920, when the '1st Divisional Engineer Headquarters, CE' was authorized to be formed.1 It was redesignated: '1st Divisional Engineer Headquarters, RCE' on 29 April 1936;2 'Headquarters, 1st District Engineers, RCE' on 15 December 1936;3 'Headquarters, 1st (Reserve) District Engineers, RCE' on 7 November 1940;4 'Headquarters, RCE, 1st Division' on 1 April 1946;5 'Headquarters, 1st Field Engineer Regiment, RCE' on 19 June 1947;6 and 'Headquarters, 11th Field Engineer Regiment, RCE' on 1 October 1954.7 It was reduced to nil strength and transferred to the Supplementary Order of Battle on 31 March 1965.8


1st Divisional Engineer Headquarters, CE was authorized a Reserve order of battle counterpart on 1 November 1930 (GO 128/30). The reserve unit was disbanded on 14 December 1936 (GO 3/37).

Headquarters Location

London, Ontario


The Second World War


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1. GO 89/20.

2. GO 75/36.

3. GO 215/36.

4. GO 42/41; GO 213/43; and/et GO 439/44.

5. GO 400/45; and/et GO 115/46.

6. CAO 76-3, Issue No. 43/47.

7. CAO 76-3, Part 'B' Supp Issue No. 412/54.

8. SD 1 Letter No. 64/61, 17 Dec 64; Central Command Message, CC 2001-3/1-23/3(G), 14 May 65.

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