26th Field Artillery Regiment RCA2021-03-03T11:19:31-05:00

26th Field Artillery Regiment RCA

Location:  Brandon & Portage la Prairie, MB  

Parent Formation:  38 Canadian Brigade Group

Contact Information:

26th Field Artillery Regiment RCA
Brandon Armoury
1116 Victoria Ave
Brandon, MB  R7A 1B2

Tel/Tél: 204-728-2559

13th Field Battery RCA
Portage la Prairie Armoury
143-2nd St Northeast
Portage la Prairie, MB  R1N 1S1

Phone/Tél: 204-857-5831

Origination:  1 April 1908

Brief History:

Perpetuations: 45th, 79th, and 181st “Overseas” Battalions, CEF

Sub-units:

  • 13th Field Battery RCA (Portage la Prairie)
  • 71st Field Battery RCA (Brandon)
  • HQ & Services Battery (Brandon)

Command Team:

  • CO:  Lieutenant-Colonel M.G. Wilson CD
  • RSM:  Chief Warrant Officer (RSM) C.E. Lelond CD

Honoraries:

  • Honorary Colonel – Mme Lori Dangerfield
  • Honorary Lieutenant Colonel – Major (Ret’d) The Honourable Brian Midwinter CD

Senate: 26th Field Regiment Senate

Association: No

Foundation:  No

Band:  26th Field Artillery Regiment RCA Band

Museum:  26th Field Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery-XII Manitoba Dragoons Museum

Affiliated Cadet Corps: 

Reenactor Groups:  No

Alliance:  Royal Regiment of Artillery

Affiliation:  No

Partnership:  No

Former Commanding Officers

  • 2017-20  LCol S.K. Fortin CD
  • 2016-17  Maj P.G. Haughy CD
  • 2014-16  LCol M.D. Neville CD
  • 2011-14  LCol D.A. Dalal CD
  • 2006-11  LCol D.R. Thompson CD
  • 2005-06  LCol (Col) R.R. Poirier CD
  • 2002-05  LCol D.A. Fraser CD
  • 1996-2002  LCol N.G.J Dufresne CD
  • 1994-96  LCol (Col) D.L. Berry CD
  • 1992-94  LCol (Col) J. Petryk CD
  • 1989-92  LCol J.A. Jeffries CD
  • 1986-89  LCol G.R. Playter CD
  • 1983-86  LCol P.J. Graves CD
  • 1981-83  LCol C.H. Davies CD
  • 1977-81  LCol (Col) D.L. Berry CD
  • 1974-77  LCol R.G. McDonald CD
  • 1971-74  LCol D.C. Brown CD
  • 1969-71  LCol D.M. Doig CD
  • 1967-69  LCol W.G. Ames CD
  • 1962-67  LCol J.A. Brereton ED CD
  • 1959-62  LCol W. Burton ED CD
  • 1955-59  LCol W.L. Taylor ED CD
  • 1953-55  LCol G.F.B. McKay CD
  • 1951-53  LCol W.A.J. Kennedy CD
  • 1947-51  LCol S.C. McLennan ED CD
  • 1945-47  LCol H.C. Edworthy ED
  • 1937-45  LCol R.F. Cromarty ED

Former Regimental Sergeants Major

  • 2016-19  CWO T.M. Appel CD
  • 2011-16  CWO D.R. Sembalerus CD
  • 2006-11  CWO (Capt) M.D. MacRae CD
  • 2002-06  CWO (Capt) G.M. Popovits CD
  • 2000-02  CWO L.T. Brydges CD
  • 1998-2000  CWO W.J. Ingram CD
  • 1991-98  CWO R.A. Roberts CD
  • 1989-91  CWO A.T. Bird CD
  • 1988-89  CWO A. Young CD
  • 1984-88  CWO E. Sowiak CD
  • 1979-84  CWO R.M. Brotherston CD
  • 1976-79  CWO F. Wagg CD
  • 1967-76  CWO R. Neale CD
  • 1965-67  WO1 T.R. Dyer
  • 1958-65  WO1 G.Dyer
  • 1952-58  WO1 C. Minaker
  • 1936-52  WO1 Noakes

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