2nd Canadian Infantry Division


Series Content

The 2nd Canadian Infantry Division landed in France in July 1944 as reinforcements following the first month of fighting in the Normandy Campaign. This series contains the July and August war diaries for this division, as well as every brigade and battalion within it.

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.

2nd Canadian Infantry Division Headquarters:


4th Canadian Infantry Brigade
5th Canadian Infantry Brigade
6th Canadian Infantry Brigade


Divisional Troops:


*This file only contains the July diary for this regiment. The August diary may have been permanently lost at Library and Archives Canada during the microfilming process of the original paper copies.