56th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Identification

56th Field Artillery Regiment crest

UBIQUE

"Everywhere"

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

"Whither right and glory lead"

Who We Are

56th Field Artillery Regiment (RCA) is an artillery unit of the Canadian Army Reserve with batteries in Brantford, St. Catharines and Simcoe.  It is composed mainly of part-time soldiers who serve one evening a week, one weekend a month, and several weeks during the summer.

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.

Email: 32cbgrecruiting@forces.gc.ca

Phone: 905-685-6777 ext 3532

Unit Parade Night: Thursday evenings 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Related Links

Command Team

Commander, 56th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Robert Christopher, CD

Sergeant Major, 56th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Paul Elliott M.M.M., CD

Our History

The 56th Field Artillery Regiment has its beginning with the 10th Battery, formed on December 6th, 1861 as the Volunteer Militia Field Battery of Artillery of Port Colborne. Another element, the 32nd Battery, C. F. A. was formed in April 1912.

In the First World War, the 10th Battery was part of the 3rd Brigade of the First Division. The 32nd Battery formed the nucleus of the 13th Battery of the 4th Brigade of the Second Division. Both batteries later became part of the Fourth Division.

Read more of our history.

Equipment

For information about the vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Army visit our Equipment page.

Contact Us

Brantford

56th Field Artillery Regiment
Sergeant William Merrifield VC Armoury
18 Brant Ave.
Brantford, ON N3T 3G5

Telephone: 519-752-1642

Simcoe

69th Battery, 56th Field Artillery Regiment
Simcoe Armoury
27 Grigg Drive
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4L1

Telephone: 519-426-3493

St. Catharines

10th Battery, 56th Field Artillery Regiment
St. Catharines Armoury
81 Lake Street
St. Catharines, ON L2R 5X3

Telephone: 905-685-6777

Hours of Operations: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Date modified: