CASC/RCASC UNITS AND LOCATIONS

by Major W.E. Campbell; Log / Tn - late RCASC; as of 16 February 1999

My aim was to take several "snapshots" in time to show the large and varied number and types of CASC/RCASC units that existed. I have not tried to list all units during all time periods as that would involve an extensive listing of unit pedigrees. I would like to acknowledge the contributions of Capt. John R. Grodzinski for access to his research on the ORBATS of the First Canadian Army in WWII and the post WWII Canadian Army and of A/SLt (Retd) David Morris for sharing his research on pre-1965 Canadian Army (Militia) units. Their path breaking work has certainly made it much easier for me. Those who are interested in detailed unit pedigrees would be well advised to contact these two gentlemen. Their e-mail addresses have appeared in the Guest List on the RCASC Home Page.This is still a "work in progress" and I am particularly anxious to learn more about RCASC units that were based in the UK during WWII.

1. 1914 - ON THE EVE OF THE GREAT WAR
Reference: The Militia List June 1914

Canadian Permanent Army Service Corps (CPASC)

HQ - Ottawa
Detachments:
No. 1 - Ottawa
No. 2 - Kingston
No. 3 - Quebec City No. 4 - Halifax
No. 5 - Toronto
No. 6 - London No. 7 - Montreal

Canadian Army Service Corps (CASC)

1st Divisional Area (HQ - London)
- 1st Divisional Train
- HQ (not organized)
- No. 1 Company (Guelph - 1 Jul 01)
- No. 16 Company (London - 1 Apr 12)
- 2 Companies (not organized)

2nd Divisional Area (HQ - Toronto)
- 1st Mounted Brigade - No. 9 Company (Hamilton - 3 Jul 05)
- 2nd Divisional Train (HQ - Toronto)
- HQ (not organized)
- No. 2 Company (Toronto - 1 Jul 01)
- No. 12 Company (Toronto - 1 Feb 07)
- 2 Companies (not organized)

3rd Divisional Area (HQ - Kingston)
- 2nd Mounted Brigade
- No. 3 Company (Kingston - 1 Jul 01)
- 3rd Divisional Train
- HQ (not organized)
- No. 5 Company (Ottawa - 1 Dec 03)
- 3 Companies (not organized)

4th Divisional Area (HQ - Montreal)
- 4th Eastern Townships Mounted Brigade - No. 6 Company (Sherbrooke - 1 Dec 03)
- 4th Divisional Train
- HQ (not organized)
- No. 4 Company (Montreal - 1 Jul 01)
- No. 15 Company (Montreal - 1 Apr 10)
- 2 Companies (not organized)

5th Divisional Area (HQ - Quebec City)
- 3rd Eastern Townships Mounted Brigade - No. 17 Company (Quebec City - 1 Apr 12)
- 5th Divisional Train
- HQ (not organized)
- No. 10 Company (Quebec City - 3 Jul 05)
- 3 Companies (not organized)

6th Divisional Area (HQ - Halifax)
- 6th Divisional Train
- HQ (not organized)
- No. 7 Company (Saint John - 1 Dec 03)
- No. 8 Company (Kentville - 1 Dec 03)
- 2 Companies (not organized)

Military District No. 10 (HQ - Winnipeg)
- 6th Mounted Brigade - No. 11 Company (Winnipeg - 3 Jul 05)
- 7th Mounted Brigade - No. 20 Company (Regina - 15 Nov 13)
- No. 18 Company (Winnipeg - 1 Apr 12)

Military District No. 11 (HQ - Victoria)
- No. 19 Company (Vancouver - 1 Apr 12)
- Military District No. 12 (HQ - Calgary)
- No. 14 Company (Calgary - 1 Apr 10)

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