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Can Arm'd Corps-WW2
Formed as 2nd Army Tank Brigade on 26 January 1942, this formation
consisted of the Voltigeurs de Quebec (replaced in June 1942 by The 16/22
Saskatchewan Horse), the Halifax Rifles, and the Grey and Simcoe
Foresters. Equipped with Ram II tanks
, in the autumn of 1942 the brigade
trained at the
newly opened Meaford AFV range on Georgian Bay where
the Halifax Rifles had the honour of conducting the first field exercise
2nd Army Tank Brigade
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