Corps Troops - 21st Army Group in Normandy - Battle order

Corps Troops – 21st Army Group in Normandy – Battle order

21st Army Group – Corps troops

Battle of Normandy

This page presents the composition of the Corps troops of the 21st Army Group, engaged in Normandy from D-Day until the end of August 1944.

 21st Army Group

1st Canadian Army

  I corps (from August 1st, 1944)    

Inn of Court RAC Regiment
Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
62nd Anti-tank Regiment
102nd Anti-tank Regiment
9th Cartography RA Regiment
Ist Corps Troops Royal Engineers
Ist Corps Signals

  II corps (Canada)

II Canadian Corps Defence Company (Prince Edward Island Light Horse)
18th Armoured Car Regiment (12th Manitoba Dragoons)
6th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA)
Field Park Company, Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE)
29th, 30th and 31st Field Companies, RCE
2nd Drilling Company, RCE
II Canadian Corps Headquarters Signals, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
No. 2 Corps Troops Company, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (RCASC)
II Canadian Corps Transport Company, RCASC
No. 33 and 34 Transport Companies, RCASC
No. 2 Motor Ambulance Company, RCASC
No. 2 Headquarters Corps Car Company, RCASC
No. 2 and 3 Casualty Clearing Stations, Royal Canadian
Army Medical Corps (RCAMC)
No. 6 Field Dressing Section, RCAMC
No. 8 Field Hygiene Section, RCAMC
No. 12 Base Dental Company, CDC, Canadian Dental Corps (CDC)
No. 2 Corps and Army Troops Sub-Park, Royal Canadian
Ordnance Corps (RCOC)
II Corps Troops Workshop, Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RCEME)
Recovery Compani(es), RCEME
No. 13 Provost Company, Canadian Provost Corps (C Pro C)

 

2nd British Army

  I corps  (June 6 – August 1st, 1944)    

Inn of Court RAC Regiment
Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
62nd Anti-tank Regiment
102nd Anti-tank Regiment
9th Cartography RA Regiment
Ist Corps Troops Royal Engineers
Ist Corps Signals

  VIII corps     

2nd Household Cavalry Regiment
91st (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Anti-Tank Regiment, RA
121st (Leicestershire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA
10th Survey Regiment, RA     9th Cartography RA Regiment
VIII Corps Troops Royal Engineers
VIII Corps Signals

  XII corps

1st The Royal Dragoons
86th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery
112th (Durham Light Infantry) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery
7th Survey Regiment, Royal Artillery
XII Corps Troops Royal Engineers
XII Corps Signals

  XXX corps

11th Hussars (armoured cars)
73rd Anti-Tank Regiment, RA
27th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA
4th (Durham) Survey Regiment, RA
XXX Corps Troops, Royal Engineers
XXX Corps Signals

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