29th CANADIAN INFANTRY (Vancouver) 6th Canadian Brigade / 2nd Canadian Division . 6th September : Vadencourt. 7th-10th September : Albert area. Working parties to La Boisselle area. 11th-14th September : In front line North East of Pozieres. 15th September : In brigade reserve duing the attack of Courcelette. A resource for military historians, genealogists, and others with an interest Canadian participation in the Great War of 1914-1918 (also referred to as World War 1, or the First World War)
From the start of the First World War, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) units were required to maintain a daily account of their "Actions in the Field." This log was called a war diary. This collection contains the digitized war diaries of CEF infantry, artillery and cavalry units, brigade, division and corps commands and support units such ... The Centurions remained the Canadian tank until 1968, when Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau insisted on purchasing new German-made Leopards rather than a British tank. Like other brigades of Commonwealth armies, 27th Canadian Infantry Brigade (the brigade’s initial designation) was built around three infantry battalions. The Australians joined two British battalions on 1 October 1950 to form the 27th Commonwealth Infantry Brigade. The brigade was redesignated the 28th Commonwealth Brigade on 28 July 1951 when the original British battalions were withdrawn and 3RAR was joined by a second Australian battalion (successively 1RAR and 2RAR) under Australian command.