The Toronto Scottish Regiment (Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother’s Own)

The Toronto Scottish Regiment crest

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Captain Bellenden Hutcheson VC Armoury
70 Birmingham St.
Toronto, ON M8V 3W6

Captain Bellenden Hutcheson VC Armoury

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are hiring and provide excellent career opportunities. Please do not hesitate to call or email our recruiter who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide direction on how to apply to our Regiment.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: Sergeant Greg McBride
Phone: 905-569-8814
Email: 32cbgrecruiting@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Contact a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

September to June:

  • Thursday evenings
  • 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • one weekend per month.

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • G Wagon - Light Utility Vehicle Wheeled (LUVW)
  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS)
  • Coyote Armoured Vehicle

See a list of Canadian Army weapons and vehicles.

Mission Task

A number of Army Reserve units have been assigned specific Mission Tasks. Members within these units are trained in these specific capabilities and ready to be fully integrated, as a formed entity, into the Regular Force units that they reinforce.

The mission task for our unit is: Direct Fire Support – A platoon of 39 members, which is trained in the employment of various infantry heavy weapon systems to provide tactical direct fire support to a manoeuvring battle group.

The Toronto Scottish Regiment is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment with companies in Etobicoke and Mississauga.

As the Army’s primary war-fighters and the core of the combat arms team, infantry soldiers are responsible for closing with and destroying the enemy. Supported by the artillery, regiments of armour and the combat engineers, infantry soldiers are capable of operating anywhere in the world in any environment - arctic tundra, mountains, jungle or desert - and in any combination of arms, including airmobile and amphibious operations.

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel Graham J. Walsh, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Brian James, CD

The Toronto Scottish Regiment
Captain Bellenden Hutcheson VC Armoury
70 Birmingham St.
Toronto, ON M8V 3W6

Telephone: 416-635-4250, Ext. 4252

The Toronto Scottish Regiment was raised on July 1, 1915, as the 75th (Mississauga) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), by Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Beckett. Within three weeks more than 1,500 personnel had been recruited. By March 1916 the battalion was fully trained and sailed for Liverpool. Over 5,500 soldiers served in the battalion during the First World War, of whom 1,049 were killed, including Lieutenant-Colonel Beckett. The 75th Battalion CEF was awarded 16 Battle Honours, and Captain Bellenden Hutcheson, the Medical Officer, won the Victoria Cross.

Lieutenant-Colonel Colin Harbottle, who had taken command of the battalion soon after the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Beckett, was encouraged by many of former officers and men to have the 75th become a permanent unit in the Canadian Militia. In May 1920 the government authorized the forming of the Mississauga Regiment to perpetuate the traditions of the 75th Battalion CEF. The Mississauga Regiment was re-designated The Toronto Scottish Regiment on Sept. 1, 1921.

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