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9th Canadian Infantry Brigade

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Active  1916–1918 1940–1945
Branch  Canadian Army
Size  Brigade
Country  Canada
Type  Infantry
Part of  3rd Canadian Division
9th Canadian Infantry Brigade

The 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Canadian Army that saw active service during World War I and World War II as part of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. The brigade fought on the Western Front during World War I from January 1916 to November 1918, and in Normandy and north-west Europe in 1944–1945 during World War II. It was a square formation of four infantry battalions during World War I, but was reduced to a triangular formation of three battalions during World War II.

Order of battle

World War I

  • 43rd (Cameron Highlanders) Battalion Canadian Infantry
  • 52nd (North Ontario) Battalion Canadian Infantry
  • 58th (Central Ontario) Battalion Canadian Infantry
  • 60th (Victoria Rifles) Battalion Canadian Infantry (Disbanded 30 April 1917)
  • 116th (Ontario County Infantry) Battalion Canadian Infantry (Raised in April 1917 – 11 November 1918)
  • World War II

  • The Highland Light Infantry of Canada
  • The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders
  • The North Nova Scotia Highlanders
  • 9 Canadian Infantry Brigade Ground Defence Platoon (Lorne Scots)
  • References

    9th Canadian Infantry Brigade Wikipedia


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