Calgary Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Calgary Highlanders, R.C.I.C.Canada shoulder title

 

Canadian 2nd Infantry DivisionCalgary-highlanders-capbadge

 

5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division

DIEPPE Regiment

Motto: None

Headquarters Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The regiment mobilized 'The Calgary Highlanders, CASF' for active service on 1 September 1939. It was redesignated the '1st Battalion, The Calgary Highlanders, CASF' on 7 November 1940. On 27 August 1940, it embarked for Britain. The battalion's mortar platoon took part in the raid on Dieppe on 19 August 1942, and on 6 July 1944, the battalion landed in France as part of the 5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division, and it continued to fight in North-West Europe until the end of the war. The overseas battalion was disbanded on 15 December 1945. Source: Canada.ca