1st Artillery Locating Regiment, RCA
The official lineage of the 1st Artillery Locating Regiment, RCA.
This Reserve Force regiment originated in Toronto, Ontario on 1 April 1946, when the '69th Survey Regiment, RCA' was authorized to be formed.Footnote 1 It was redesignated: '69th Observation Regiment, RCA' on 19 June 1947;Footnote 2 '1st Locating Regiment, RCA' on 1 October 1954;Footnote 3 and '1st Artillery Locating Regiment, RCA' on 12 April 1960.Footnote 4 It was reduced to nil strength and transferred to the Supplementary Order of Battle on 15 March 1965.Footnote 5
'2nd Survey Regiment, RCA, CASF'
The Second World War
The 2nd Survey Regiment was authorized on 18 October 1943 as the '2nd Survey Regiment, RCA, CASF'.Footnote 6 It performed surveying and calibration duties as part of the 2nd Canadian Corps in North-West Europe from June 1944 until the end of the war.Footnote 7 The regiment was disbanded on 22 June 1945.Footnote 8
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