Official marches of the Canadian Forces

The official marches of the Canadian Forces units, branches and commands.


Organization Notes Marches Org type
Royal Military College (RMC) of Canada   "Precision" Military Colleges
For pipe band: "Alexander Mackenzie"
Royal Canadian Navy   "Heart of Oak" Commands
Canadian Army   "Celer Paratus Callidus" Commands
Royal Canadian Air Force   "(RCAF) March Past" Commands
For pipe band: "RCAF March Past"
ADM(HR – Mil)   "Century of Progress" Commands
CF Northern Area   "Canada North" Commands
Naval Formations   "Heart of Oak" Commands
Defence Information Services Organization   "Communications" Formations
Land Force Western Area (LFWA)   "Invercargill" Formations
Land Force Quebec Area (LFQA)     Formations
1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group   "Sons of the Brave" Formations
5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group   "Allons-y" Formations
33 Canadian Brigade Group   "Killaloe" Formations
34 Canadian Brigade Group   "Aida" Formations
35 Canadian Brigade Group   "Le Pays" Formations
38 Canadian Brigade Group   "March Past of 38 Brigade" Formations
Air Formations   "RCAF March Past" Formations
Naval Operations Branch   "Heart of Oak" Personnel branch
Artillery Branch Quick March for dismounted parades: "British Grenadiers" Personnel branch
Slow march for concerts, mess dinners and parades: "Royal Artillery Slow March"
Trot Past for mounted parades: "Keel Row"
Gallop Past for mounted parades: "Bonnie Dundee"
Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (RCHA)     Personnel branch
Armour Branch   "My Boy Willie" Personnel branch
Armoured Regiments     Personnel branch
Artillery Branch less RCHA Slow march for concerts, mess dinners and parades: "Royal Artillery Slow March" Personnel branch
Trot Past for mounted parades: "Keel Row"
Quick March for dismounted parades: "British Grenadiers"
Engineering Branch   "Wings" Personnel branch
Communications & Electronics Branch   "The Mercury March" Personnel branch
Joint Signal Regiment   "Corps March of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals" (Begone Dull Care) Personnel branch
Infantry Branch   "The Canadian Infantryman" Personnel branch
Infantry Regiments     Personnel branch
Air Operations Branch   "RCAF March Past" Personnel branch
Logistics Branch   "March of the Logistics Branch" Personnel branch
Medical Branch   "The Farmer's Boy" Personnel branch
Dental Branch   "March Past of the Royal Canadian Dental Corps" Personnel branch
Slow March: "Greensleeves"
Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Branch   "REME Corps March Past" Personnel branch
Should be played: "Lillibulero"
Should be played: "Auprès de ma Blonde"
Slow march: "The Craftsmen"
Chaplain Branch   "Ode to Joy" Personnel branch
Military Police Branch   "Thunderbird" Personnel branch
Legal Branch   "When I Good Friends Was Called to the Bar" Personnel branch
Band Branch Provides music to the Canadian Forces None authorized Personnel branch
Personnel Selection Branch   "Semper Intellegere" (Rondo Sentimentale) Personnel branch
Training Development Branch   "Salut" Personnel branch
Public Affairs Branch   "Liberty Bell" Personnel branch
Intelligence Branch   "E Tenebris Lux" Personnel branch
Postal Branch   "First Post" Personnel branch
The Royal Canadian Dragoons For concerts, mess dinners and mounted parades: "Monsieur Beaucaire"' Armour
For dismounted parades: "Light of Foot"
For pipe band: "The Meeting of the Waters"
Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)   "Soldiers of the Queen" Armour
12e Régiment blindé du Canada*   "Marianne s'en va-t-au moulin" Armour
Slow march: "Quand vous mourrez de nos amours"  
The Governor General's Horse Guards   "Men of Harlech" Armour
Slow march: "Quand vous mourrez de nos amours"
8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's)   "The Galloping 8th Hussars" Armour
Slow march: "The 8th Hussars" (tune "Road to the Isles")
The Ontario Regiment (RCAC)   "John Peel" Armour
The Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment)(RCAC)   "Braganza" Armour
Sherbrooke Hussars   "Regimental March of the Sherbrooke Hussars" Armour
12e Régiment blindé du Canada (Milice)*     Armour
1st Hussars   "Bonnie Dundee" Armour
The Prince Edward Island Regiment (RCAC)   "Old Solomon Levi" Armour
The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal)   "Men of Harlech"  Armour
"St. Patrick's Day"
The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) (RCAC)   "I'm Ninety-Five" Armour
The South Alberta Light Horse     Armour
The South Alberta Light Horse   "A Southerly Wind and a Cloudy Sky" Armour
The Saskatchewan Dragoons   "Punjaub" Armour
The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC)   "Colonel Bogey" Armour
The British Columbia Dragoons   "Fare Ye Well Inniskilling" Armour
For pipe band: "Scotland the Brave"
Le Régiment de Hull (RCAC)   "El Abanico" Armour
"St. Patrick's Day"
Slow march: "Red River Valley"
  "La Marche de la victoire"
The Windsor Regiment (RCAC)   "My Boy Willie" Armour
The Royal Canadian Regiment*   "The Royal Canadian Regiment" Infantry
Also published under the title: "St. Catharines"
Slow march: "Pro Patria"
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Medley of: "Has Anyone Seen the Colonel" Infantry
"Mademoiselle from Armentières"
Slow march: "Lili Marlene"
Royal 22e Régiment*   "Vive la Canadienne" Infantry
Slow March: "Marche lente du Royal 22e Régiment"
Also published under the title: "La prière en famille"
Governor General's Foot Guards   "Milanollo" Infantry
Slow march: "Figaro"
The Canadian Grenadier Guards Slow march:
Also played in quick time when entering camp or barracks
"British Grenadiers" Infantry
"Grenadiers Slow March"
The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada   "The Buffs" Infantry
"The Maple Leaf Forever";
Double Past: "Money Musk"
The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment of Canada)   "The Highland Laddie" Infantry
Slow march: "The Red Hackle"
Les Voltigeurs de Québec   "Les Voltigeurs de Québec" Infantry
The Royal Regiment of Canada Play first: "British Grenadiers" Infantry
Followed by: "Here's to the Maiden"
The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment)   "The Mountain Rose" Infantry
The Princess of Wales' Own Regiment   "The Buffs" Infantry
The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment   "I'm Ninety-Five" Infantry
The Lincoln and Welland Regiment   "The Lincolnshire Poacher" Infantry
4th Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment*     Infantry
The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada   "The Highland Laddie"  Infantry
"Seann Triubhas"
The Grey and Simcoe Foresters   "The 31st Greys" Infantry
The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)   "John Peel" Infantry
"The Campbells are Coming" 
The Brockville Rifles   "Bonnie Dundee" Infantry
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders   "Bonnie Dundee" Infantry
Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent   "Rêves Canadiens" Infantry
Le Régiment de la Chaudière   "The Longest Day" Infantry
"Sambre et Meuse"
4th Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment (Chateauguay)*     Infantry
6th Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment*     Infantry
Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal   "The Jockey of York" Infantry
The Princess Louise Fusiliers   "British Grenadiers" Infantry
The Royal New Brunswick Regiment Play first: "A Hundred Pipers" Infantry
Followed by: "The Old North Shore"
The West Nova Scotia Regiment   "God Bless the Prince of Wales" Infantry
Slow march: "Garb of Old Gaul"
The Nova Scotia Highlanders 1st Battalion: "The Atholl Highlanders" Infantry
"The Piobaireachd of Donald Dhu"
2nd Battalion: "The Highland Laddie" 
  "The Sweet Maid of Glendaruel"
Le Régiment de Maisonneuve   "Sambre et Meuse"  Infantry
The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa   "The Piobaireachd of Donald Dhu"  Infantry
"March of the Cameron Men"
The Royal Winnipeg Rifles Double Past: "Keel Row" Infantry
  "Old Solomon Levi" (Pork, Beans and Hard Tack)
The Essex and Kent Scottish   "A Hundred Pipers" Infantry
"The Highland Laddie"
48th Highlanders of Canada   "The Highland Laddie"  Infantry
Le Régiment du Saguenay   "Le Régiment du Saguenay" Infantry
The Algonquin Regiment   "We Lead, Others Follow" Infantry
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)   "The Campbells are Coming"  Infantry
The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment   "The Highland Laddie"  Infantry
The North Saskatchewan Regiment   "The Jockey of York" Infantry
For pipe band: "The Meeting of the Waters"
The Royal Regina Rifles Double Past: "Keel Row" Infantry
  "Lutzow's Wild Hunt"
The Rocky Mountain Rangers   "The Meeting of the Waters" Infantry
The Loyal Edmonton Regiment (4th Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry)   "Bonnie Dundee" Infantry
The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada   "The Piobaireachd of Donald Dhu"  Infantry
"March of the Cameron Men"
The Royal Westminster Regiment   "The Maple Leaf Forever" Infantry
The Calgary Highlanders   "The Highland Laddie"  Infantry
"Blue Bonnets Over the Border"
Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke   "Queen City" Infantry
The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada   "The Piobaireachd of Donald Dhu"  Infantry
The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)   "Blue Bonnets Over the Border" Infantry
The Royal Montreal Regiment   "Ça ira" Infantry
The Irish Regiment of Canada   "Garry Owen" Infantry
The Toronto Scottish Regiment   "Blue Bonnets Over the Border" Infantry
The Royal Newfoundland Regiment   "The Banks of Newfoundland" Infantry
49th (Sault-Ste-Marie) Field Artillery For pipe band: "A Hundred Pipers" Artillery 
1st Air Defence Regiment (Lanark and Renfrew Scottish) For military band see Artillery Branch   Artillery 
For pipe band: "Highland Laddie"
Academic Staff of Canadian Military Colleges   "March of the Peers from Iolanthe" Miscellaneous
Combat Service Support Units   "Duty Above All" Miscellaneous
Canadian Forces Base Montreal   "Servir" Miscellaneous
25 Canadian Forces Supply Depot   "March 25 CFSD" Miscellaneous
Canadian Parachute Centre   "The Longest Day" Miscellaneous
3 Canadian Support Group   "Face à l'adversité" Miscellaneous
Cadet Instructor Cadre Officers   "La feuille d'érable" Miscellaneous
Royal Canadian Army Cadets   "Cadet" Miscellaneous
Royal Canadian Air Cadets   "RCAF March Past" Miscellaneous

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