2nd Canadian Infantry Division

2nd Canadian Infantry Division

Battle order – July-August 1944 – Battle of Normandy

Commander: Major General C. Foulkes

Divisional Headquarters
The Toronto Scottish Regiment (MG) (Second Canadian Division Support Battalion)
8th Reconnaissance Regiment (14th Canadian Hussars)

4th Canadian Infantry Brigade

The Royal Regiment of Canada

The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment): lieutenant-colonel J. M. Rockingham

The Essex Scottish Regiment

4th Infantry Brigade Ground Defence Platoon (Lorne Scots)

5th Canadian Infantry Brigade: Brigadier W. J. Megill

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada: lieutenant-colonel S. S. T. Cantlie, killed on July 25th, 1944 and replaced by Major F. P. Griffin, killed on July 25th, 1944.

Le Régiment de Maisonneuve

The Calgary Highlanders

5th Infantry Brigade Ground Defence Platoon (Lorne Scots)

6th Canadian Infantry Brigade

Les Fusiliers Mont Royal

The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

The South Saskatchewan Regiment: lieutenant-colonel Frederick A. Clift

6th Infantry Brigade Ground Defence Platoon (Lorne Scots)

Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA)

4th Field Regiment
– 2nd (Ottawa) Field Battery
– 14th (Midland) Field Battery
– 26th (Lambton) Field Battery

5th Field Regiment
– 5th (Westmount) Field Battery
– 28th (Newcastle) Field Battery
– 73rd Field Battery

6th Field Regiment
– 13th (Winnipeg) Field Battery
– 21st Field Battery
– 91st Field Battery

2nd Anti-Tank Regiment
– 18th Anti-Tank Battery
– 20th Anti-Tank Battery
– 23rd Anti-Tank Battery
– 108th Anti-Tank Battery

3rd Light Anti-Tank Regiment
– 16th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery
– 17th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery
– 38th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery

Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE)

Headquarters RCE
– 1st Field Park Company, RCE
– 2nd Field Company, RCE
– 7th Field Company, RCE
– 11th Field Company, RCE
– One bridge platoon

Royal Canadian Corps of Signal (RCCS)

2nd Infantry Divisional Signals, RCCS

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (RCASC)

Headquarters RCASC
– 4th Infantry Brigade Company, RCASC
– 5th Infantry Brigade Company, RCASC
– 6th Infantry Brigade Company, RCASC
– 2nd Infantry Divisional Troops Company, RCASC

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (RCAMC)

– No. 10 Field Ambulance, RCAMC
– No. 11 Field Ambulance, RCAMC
– No. 18 Field Ambulance, RCAMC
– 13th Canadian Field Hygiene Section, RCAMC
– 4th Canadian Field Dressing Station
– 21st Canadian Field Dressing Station

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps (RCOC)

No. 2 Infantry Division Ordnance Field Park, RCOC

Royal Canadian Eletrical and Mechanical Engineers (RCEME)

Headquarters RCEME
– 4th Infantry Brigade Workshop, RCEME
– 5th Infantry Brigade Workshop, RCEME
– 6th Infantry Brigade Workshop, RCEME
– One LAA workshop
– Eleven light aid detachments

Royal Canadian Postal Corps

Royal Canadian Provost Corps

Canadian Intelligence Corps