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The Windsor Regiment
Active 1936-
Country Canada
Branch Primary Reserve
Type Armoured Reconnaissance
Role Armoured warfare
Size One regiment
Part of Royal Canadian Armoured Corps
Garrison/HQ Windsor, Ontario
Nickname(s) Windsors
Motto(s) Semper Paratus (Latin for "Always Prepared")
March "My Boy Willie"
Anniversaries 15 December 1936

The Windsor Regiment (RCAC) is a Primary Reserve armoured regiment of the Canadian Forces. The regiment, which was founded in 1936 as The Essex Regiment (Tank), is based in Windsor, Ontario. During World War II, the regiment was designated as the reconnaissance regiment for the 7th Canadian Infantry Division. In December 1942 the regiment was attached to the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division and moved overseas to Scotland in July 1943; later becoming Number 1 Canadian Armoured Corp Company, Canadian Equipment Assembly Unit.

On April 6, 1944, the active unit was disbanded and the personnel became reinforcements for other regiments in the European Theater.[1]


Order of precedence

Preceded by
Le Régiment de Hull (RCAC)
The Windsor Regiment (RCAC) Succeeded by
Last in precedence of armoured regiments


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