WWII Service Numbers

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Militia District 1 – Prefix A
1st Hussars (6th Armoured Regiment) 1 1999
Royal Canadian Regiment 3000 3999
Perth Regiment 11000 16999
Essex Scottish Regiment 21100 26999
Highland Light Infantry of Canada (Galt) 37175 37999
Highland Light Infantry of Canada (Kitchener) 38000 41999
Elgin Regiment 42000 46999
Kent Regiment 49500 54499
Militia District 2 – Prefix B
Royal Canadian Dragoons 1 100
Scots Fusiliers 24901 24999
Royal Hamilton Light Infantry 36500 38240
Lincoln & Welland Regiment 40500 41576
2nd/10th Dragoons 41601 42999
Dufferin & Haldemand Rifles 43000 43481
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 45500 46654
Lorne Scots (Defence Platoon) 46801 47150
Lorne Scots (Defence Platoon) 51600 52202
Grey & Simcoe Foresters 49250 49550
Grey & Simcoe Foresters 50000 50161
Grey & Simcoe Foresters 50750 50920
Algonquin Regiment 54500 55649
Sault Ste Marie and Sudbury Regiment 59000 60499
Queen’s Own Rifles 63500 64441
Royal Regiment of Canada 66500 68013
3rd Armoured Regiment 69500 70160
Queens York Rangers 70161 71000
Prince of Wales Rangers 71001 71099
48th Highlanders of Canada 72500 74849
Toronto Scottish Regiment 75500 77058
Irish Regiment of Canada 78500 79539
Militia District 3 – Prefix C
Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment 4001 9000
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa 20501 25500
Midland Regiment 40501 40750
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders 40751 41250
Lanark & Renfrew Scottish Regiment 42301 42310
Lanark & Renfrew Scottish Regiment 79000 79415
Regiment de Hull (Active Force) 42501 42700
Regiment de Hull (Active Force) 43501 43618
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry
Highlanders (Active Force)
53000 57498
Governor General’s Foot Guards (Active Force) 58000 62999
1st Bn. Midland Regiment (Active Force) 65000 69999
Prince of Wales Rangers 78000 78234
Brockville Rifles (Active Force) 80000 80999
Militia District 4 – Prefix D
1st Armored Car Regiment 1500 2999
7th Recconnaisance Bn. 3000 5999
22nd Armoured Regiment 26000 30999
Regiment de St. Hyacinthe 41000 45999
27th Armoured Regiment (Sherbrooke Fusiliers) 46000 50999
Regiment de Chateauguay 51000 55999
Regiment de Maisonneuve 56000 60999
Fusiliers de Mont-Royal 61000 65999
Regiment de Joliette 66000 70999
Victoria Rifles of Canada 71000 75999
Royal Montreal Regiment 76000 80999
Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada 81000 90999
Royal 22nd Regiment 106000 106499
Royal 22nd Regiment 124700 124899
Canadian Armoured Corps (Reinforcements) 131000 131999
Fusiliers de Sherbrooke Regiment 150000 154999
Regiment de Maisonneuve 160000 162999
Fusiliers de Mont-Royal 163300 165999
Militia District 5 – Prefix E
Royal 22e Regiment 4001 7500
Regiment de la Chaudiere 9001 14000
Royal Rifles of Canada 22801 23300
Royal Rifles of Canada 29801 34800
Voltigeurs de Quebec 23301 23800
Voltigeurs de Quebec 41901 46900
Regiment de Levis 23801 24300
Regiment de Quebec 24301 24800
Regiment de Quebec 63001 68000
Fusiliers du St. Laurent 25301 25800
Fusiliers du St. Laurent 57601 62600
Canadian Armoured Corps 40401 40900
Regiment de Montmagny 68001 73000
Militia District 6 – Prefix F
Halifax Rifles 29550 30599
The West Nova Scotia Regiment 39550 43699
Pictou Highlanders 44600 45799
North Nova Scotia Highlanders 49600 50999
The Cape Breton Highlanders 54600 55725
Prince Edward Island Highlanders 59600 63700
Militia District 7 – Prefix G
5th Armoured Regiment 1 3000
Carleton & York Regiment 17001 21500
North Shore Regiment 22001 25000
New Brunswick Rangers 27000 32000
St. John Fusiliers 32001 34000
Militia District 10 – Prefix H
Lord Strathcona’s Horse 1 999
Winnipeg Light Infantry 3501 3600
Winnipeg Grenadiers 6001 7999
Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry 16001 17999
Fort Garry Horse 26001 26999
Royal Winnipeg Rifles 40501 42999
Lake Superior Regiment 45501 46999
18th Armoured Car Regiment 77001 77999
Winnipeg Light Infantry 200000 202999
2nd Bn Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
of Canada (Reserve Force)
433000 436999
Militia District 11 – Prefix K
9th Armoured Regiment 1 3200
British Columbia Regiment 37001 42000
Rocky Mountain Rangers 42001 47000
Westminster Regiment 47001 52000
Seaforth Highlanders 52001 57000
Canadian Scottish Regiment 57001 59500
Canadian Scottish Regiment 62001 67000
Irish Rifles 67001 72000
Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry 85201 87700
Militia District 12 – Prefix L
Saskatoon Light Infantry 1001 6000
South Saskatchewan Regiment 12001 17000
Regina Rifles Regiment 23001 24000
Prince Albert & Battleford Volunteers 24001 25000
Regina Rifles Regiment 27001 32000
16/22 Saskatchewan Horse 36001 41000
14th Canadian Hussars 53201 55200
Canadian Armoured Corps 58601 59600
King’s Own Rifles of Canada 84501 85500
Prince Albert & Battleford Volunteers 86501 91500
Regina Rifles Regiment 93601 95600
Militia District 13 – Prefix M
Calgary Highlanders 10501 12500
Edmonton Fusiliers 12501 15500
Edmonton Regiment 15501 20500
Edmonton Fusiliers 30801 33900
Lord Strathcona’s Horse 37401 37450
South Alberta Regiment 44751 49750
31st (Alberta) Reconnaissance Regiment 51001 51500
31st (Alberta) Reconnaissance Regiment 52001 52800
Permanent Force Joining the CASF – Prefix P
Royal Canadian Dragoons 1 2000
Lord Strathcona’s Horse 2001 4000
Royal Canadian Regiment 12001 20000
Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry 20001 27000
Royal 22e Regiment 48001 52000