10th Brant Dragoons

The 10th Brant Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the Non-Permanent Active Militia of the Canadian Militia (now the Canadian Army). First raised in 1909 as the 25th Brant Dragoons, the regiment was redesignated in 1921 as the 10th Brant Dragoons. In 1936, the regiment was amalgamated with the 2nd Dragoons to form the 2nd/10th Dragoons – now part of the 57th Field Artillery Regiment (2nd/10th Dragoons), RCA (currently on the Supplementary Order of Battle).[1][2][3][4][5]

25th Brant Dragoons (1909-1921)
10th Brant Dragoons
Active1909–1936
CountryCanada
BranchCanadian Militia
TypeDragoons
RoleCavalry
SizeOne regiment
Part ofNon-Permanent Active Militia
Garrison/HQBrantford, Ontario
Motto(s)Sagitari (from Latin sagittarii, literally "The Bowmen")
EngagementsFirst World War

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10th Brant DragoonsEdit

  • Originated on 1 April 1909, in Brantford, Ontario, as the 25th Brant Dragoons.
  • Redesignated on 15 March 1920, as the 10th Brant Dragoons.
  • Amalgamated on 15 December 1936, with the 2nd Dragoons and redesignated as the 2nd/10th Dragoons.[2]

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Notable membersEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Guide to Sources Relating to the Canadian Militia (Infantry, Cavalry, Armored)" (PDF).
  2. ^ a b Defence, National (2019-02-15). "57th Field Artillery Regiment (2nd/10th Dragoons), RCA". www.canada.ca. Retrieved 2022-03-21.
  3. ^ "www.canadiansoldiers.com". www.canadiansoldiers.com. Retrieved 2022-03-21.
  4. ^ "www.canadiansoldiers.com". www.canadiansoldiers.com. Retrieved 2022-03-21.
  5. ^ a b "10th Brant Dragoons [Canada]". 2007-10-16. Archived from the original on 16 October 2007. Retrieved 2022-03-21.

ReferencesEdit

  • G. Michael Kirby, Rounds Complete, A History of the 57th Artillery Regiment (2nd/10th Dragoons) RCA, published by The Haunted Press, Niagara Falls, Ontario (1997) (ISBN 1-895528-04-6)