31 Canadian Brigade Group
PRO ARIS ET FOCIS
“For hearth and home”
Who We Are
31 Canadian Brigade Group (31 CBG) is an Army Reserve Formation of the 4th Canadian Division and is headquartered in London, Ontario.
The Brigade's area of responsibility stretches from St. Catharines to Windsor. The Brigade has nearly 2000 members, the vast majority of whom are part-time "citizen soldiers." In recent years, the Brigade has deployed hundreds of soldiers on overseas operations in Afghanistan and to other theatres such as Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Golan Heights. 31 CBG has also deployed a large number of soldiers on domestic operations, providing security and support to events such as the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2010 G8 Summit in Huntsville, Ontario.
- 1st Hussars (London, Sarnia)
- The Windsor Regiment (RCAC)
- 11th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA (Guelph, Hamilton)
- 31 Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgin’s) (St. Thomas, Waterloo)
- 31 Signal Regiment (Hamilton)
- The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment) (Hamilton, Burlington)
- 4th Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (London, Stratford)
- The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada (Cambrige, Kitchener)
- The Essex and Kent Scottish (Windsor, Chatham)
- The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's) (Hamilton)
- The Grey and Simcoe Foresters (Owen Sound, Barrie)
- 31 Service Battalion (Windsor, Hamilton, London)
Join Our Team
Please do not hesitate to call us for more information! We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.
Phone: 519-660-5275 ext. 5570
Commander: Colonel Kevin Bertoia, CD
Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Sean D. Wilkins, CD
Headquarters are not traditionally considered to have lineages similar to military units. 31 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters does, however, continue a heritage of military headquarters in London which have, for over a century, commanded units of the Canadian Army in South-Western Ontario. Depending on the Army's organization, the various headquarters that have been located in London have seen changes in the number of units and the size of the area of operational responsibility they commanded.
As early as the 1860s, the number of Militia units throughout the Canadian provinces outgrew the span of control possible for a single centralized headquarters, and a more comprehensive command structure was required. In 1868, a system of Military Districts was created and assigned the responsibility for overseeing the training and coordinating the administrative of Militia units in their assigned areas. These Military Districts were further divided into "Brigade Divisions".
For information about the vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Army visit our Equipment page.
31 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters
701 Oxford St. East
London, Ontario N5Y 4T7
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