42nd Medium Artillery Regiment, RCA

The official lineage of the 42nd Medium Artillery Regiment, RCA.

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This Reserve Force regiment originated in Toronto, Ontario on 15 March 1931, when the '4th Medium Brigade, CA' was authorized to be formed.Footnote 1 It was redesignated: '4th Medium Brigade, RCA' on 3 June 1935;Footnote 2 '4th (Reserve) Medium Brigade, RCA' on 7 November 1940;Footnote 3 '42nd (Reserve) Field Regiment, RCA' on 20 May 1942;Footnote 4 '42nd (Reserve) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA' on 15 February 1944;Footnote 5 '42nd Medium Regiment, RCA' on 1 April 1946;Footnote 6 and '42nd Medium Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 12 April 1960.Footnote 7 It was reduced to nil strength and transferred to the Supplementary Order of Battle on 18 February 1965.Footnote 8

Note:

The 4th Medium Brigade, CA was authorized a Reserve order of battle counterpart on 15 March 1931 (GO 186/20). The reserve unit was disbanded on 14 December 1936 (GO 3/37).

Headquarters location

Toronto, Ontario

Operational history

None

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