18th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

The official lineage of the 18th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA.



This Reserve Force regiment originated in Lethbridge, Alberta on 2 February 1920 when the '18th Brigade, CFA' was authorized to be formed.Footnote 1 It was designated: '18th Field Brigade, CA' on 1 July 1925;Footnote 2 '18th Field Brigade, RCA' on 3 June 1935;Footnote 3 '18th (Reserve) Field Brigade, RCA' on 7 November 1940;Footnote 4 '18th (Reserve) Field Regiment, RCA' on 1 March 1943;Footnote 5 '18th Field Regiment, RCA' on 3 October 1945;Footnote 6 '18th Field Regiment (Self-Propelled), RCA' on 19 June 1947;Footnote 7 '18th Field Artillery Regiment (Self-Propelled), RCA' on 12 April 1960;Footnote 8 and '18th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 4 December 1964.Footnote 9 It was reduced to nil strength and transferred to the Supplementary Order of Battle on 1 April 1970.Footnote 10


The 18th Brigade, CFA was authorized a Reserve order of battle counterpart on 1 November 1920 (GO 186/20). The reserve unit was disbanded on 14 December 1936 (GO 3/37).

No lineal connection with '18th Air Defence Regiment, RCA' of 1992 to present.

Headquarters Location

Lethbridge, Alberta

Operational History


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