8th Canadian Light Anit-Aircraft Regt. R.C.A.
I am tryin to out about the 8th. My father serviced with them during W.W.11.
The 8th I found out has a bit of history with it.
The 16 Cdn Fd.Regt. RCA was the diredt lineal predcessor of the 8th Cdn LAA Regt. RCA. As Field Regt it had been concieved as part of the Div Artillary of 3Cdn. Inf.Div.
The conversion date for the 16 Cdn Fd Regt was 4 Feb. !942.At midnight ir disappeared from the list of active units in the Cdn. Army and on the 5 Feb. 1942 the old 16 Cdn Fd Regt became officiallly know as the 8 Cdn L.A.A. Regt. RCA.
Commanding officer was LT. COL. E.W. CORMACK O.B.E.,E.D.
I am intertested in find out where landand where they went during the years they were there.