Canadian Grenadier Guards, R.C.A.C.

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4th Armoured Brigade, 4th Armoured Division

Motto: NULLI SECUNDUS (Second to none)

Headquarters Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The regiment mobilized 'The Canadian Grenadier Guards, CASF' for active service on 24 May 1940. It was redesignated the '1st Battalion, The Canadian Grenadier Guards, CASF' on 7 November 1940. It was converted to armour and redesignated: '22nd Armoured Regiment (The Canadian Grenadier Guards), CAC, CASF' on 26 January 1942; and '22nd Armoured Regiment (The Canadian Grenadier Guards), RCAC, CASF' on 2 August 1945. It embarked for Britain on 25 September 1942. On 26 July 1944, it landed in France as a unit of the 4th Armoured Brigade, 4th Canadian Armoured Division, and it continued to fight in North West Europe until the end of the war. The overseas regiment was disbanded on 15 February 1946. Source: