2nd Canadian Corps Troops

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The 2nd Canadian Corps was a formation that along with 1st (British) Corps comprised First Canadian Army in Northwest Europe during the period of 1944-1945. The corps came about in July, 1944 as 2nd Canadian Infantry Division joined 3rd Canadian Infantry Division in Normandy. 2nd Canadian Corps would eventually also include 4th Canadian Armoured Division and 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade. The diaries for these formations and their components can be found on their respective pages, but this series is for the corps-troops and administrative staff of 2nd Canadian Corps who were unattached to a specific Division or Brigade.

War Diaries missing from our online collection may be viewed on Library and Archives Canada’s sister site, HéritageTheir collection is organized by LAC reel numbers. To determine which reel a particular unit’s diaries are on, follow LAC’s instructions here.