Topic: Canadian Militia
Order of Precedence; Canadian Militia (1910)
The King’s Regulations and Orders for the Canadian Militia, 1910
The following is the order of precedence in the Canadian Militia:—
|Order.||Regiment, unit, or corps.||Order of precedence.|
|1||The Gentlemen Cadets of the Royal Military College.|
|2||The Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.|
|3||The Royal Canadian Dragoons.|
|4||Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians).|
|5||The Governor-General's Body Guards.|
|6||Regiments and Squadrons of Cavalry and Mounted Rifles.||As laid down in Militia List.|
|7||Canadian Field Artillery.|
|8||The Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery.|
|9||Canadian Garrison Artillery.|
|10||The Royal Canadian Engineers.|
|12||The Corps of Guides.|
|13||The Royal Canadian Regiment.|
|14||The Governor-General's Foot Guards.|
|15||Regiments of Infantry and Rifles.|
|16||Provisional regiments and independent companies of Infantry and Rifles.|
|18||The Canadian Permanent Army Service Corps.|
|19||The Canadian Army Service Corps.|
|20||The Canadian Permanent Army Medical Corps.|
|21||The Canadian Army Medical Corps.|
|22||Canadian Ordnance Corps.|
|23||Canadian Army Pay Corps.|
|24||Other Departmental Corps.|
|25||Corps of Military Staff Clerks.|
Different units of the same arm take precedence in accordance with their numerical succession, except that a unit of the Permanent Force shall always take precedence of a unit of the same arm not forming a part of the Permanent Force.
On parade, other than ceremonial, and for the purpose of manoeuvre, units will be distributed and drawn up in the mode which the officer in command of such parade of manoeuvres may deem most convenient.
Gentlemen Cadets of the Royal Military College, when on parade with other troops, if mounted, take the right of all troops; if dismounted, the right of all dismounted troops.
Heavy batteries, when on parade with their guns, take the left of the field artillery.
In brigade, rifle regiments should be on a flank—usually the left—of the line of infantry.