11th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Identification

Royal Canadian Artillery Badge

UBIQUE. QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

"Everywhere. Whither Right And Glory Lead"

Location

29th Field Battery (Headquarters)
7 Wyndam St. South
Guelph, Ontario  N1H 3N3

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11th Field Battery
200 James St. North
Hamilton, Ontario  L8R 2L1

11th Field Regiment, RCA

11th Field Regiment, RCA

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are regularly hiring and provide excellent career employment opportunities. Please call us for more job information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: Hamilton Reserve Recruiting Garrison
Phone: 905-792-4000, Ext. 4168
Email: DND.HAM.B31.PResRecruiting-RecrutementPres.MDN@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

Guelph (Headquarters) and Hamilton

September to June:

  • Thursday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month.

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Gun Tractor
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Cargo
  • Light Support Vehicle Wheel (LSVW) Command Post
  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS)

See a list of Canadian Army vehicles and weapons.

Who We Are

11th Field Regiment is a reserve unit from the Canadian Forces 31 Canadian Brigade Group, a unique element of the Canadian Forces, whose task is to augment Canada’s Regular Force military by providing indirect artillery support.

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commander: Lieutenant-Colonel G.M. McQueen
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer P.D. Elliott

Contact Us

Guelph (Headquarters)

29th Field Battery
11th Field Regiment, RCA
7 Wyndam St. South
Guelph, Ontario  N1H 3N3

Phone: 519-824-0351, Ext. 3244

Hamilton

11th Field Battery
11th Field Regiment, RCA
200 James St. North
Hamilton, Ontario  L8R 2L1

Phone: 905-972-4000, Ext. 2190 or Ext. 2194

 

News

The co-curators of the Governor General’s Foot Guards Regimental Museum stand among artifacts.

‘It’s always been a partnership’ for Foot Guards museum curators

Ottawa, Ontario — You could say Estelle Lane married the Governor General’s Foot Guards (GGFG) right along with her husband, Master Warrant Officer (Retired) Martin Lane, who was a member for 15 years, but the fact is, she became a part of the family even before the pair made it official in 1967.
August 13, 2019

Bald eagle

Species at risk in good hands at Ottawa’s Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre

Ottawa, Ontario — The Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre (CRPTC) in Southwest Ottawa is a major hub for military and police firearms training.
July 23, 2019

Traditional sunset ceremony at Parliment Hill

Charge into summer with Fortissimo

Ottawa, Ontario — It couldn’t have been called pianissimo, which means “play it delicately.”
July 15, 2019

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Our History

In Wellington County, the 11th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery evolved out of the traditional county militia that was already established. In 1857, the military units of in Wellington County were re-organized into the 1st Wellington Battalion. At the time this unit was designated to an infantry role, but in 1866 a militia artillery unit was formed in response to the raids into Canada by the Fenian Brotherhood. This was the first sign that Guelph would rise to become a true “Gunner’s Town.”

On July 20th 1866, the Guelph Garrison Battery was organized into No. 1 Company of the 30th Wellington Rifles. A short five years later the battery became an independent unit and renamed the Wellington Field Battery of Artillery. In 1878 a second section made up of students from the Ontario Agricultural College at Guelph was formed, known as the Ontario Field Battery. In March 1880 the two Batteries were renumbered No. 11 and No. 16 Battery. In 1880 the Regiment was formed under the command of Major A.H. MacDonald. The Wellington Battery was commanded by Captain W. Nicholi while the Captain D. McCrae, the father of John McCrae, commanded the Ontario Battery.

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