62nd Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

The official lineage of the 62nd Field Artillery Regiment, RCA.



This Reserve Force regiment originated in Shawinigan, Quebec on 1 April 1946, when the '62nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA' was authorized to be formed.Footnote 1 It was redesignated: '62nd Light Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 12 April 1960;Footnote 2 '62nd (Shawinigan) Field Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 10 December 1962;Footnote 3 and '62e (Shawinigan) RĂ©giment d'artillerie de campagne, RCA' on 1 September 1970.Footnote 4 It was redesignated in English, '62nd Field Artillery Regiment, RCA' on 20 November 1975.Footnote 5

Allocated Batteries

  • 81st Field Battery, RCA
  • 185th Field Battery, RCA


HMCS Shawinigan

Operational History


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