The Canadian Divisions of 1914-1918


Click on the Division for details of its history and its order of battle.

Division Theatres Arrival in first theatre
1 Canadian Division France & Flanders February 1915
2 Canadian Division France & Flanders September 1915
3 Canadian Division France & Flanders Formed in France, December 1915
4 Canadian Division France & Flanders August 1916
5 Canadian Division - Formed in England in February 1917 but broken up February 1918
Please note that the Canadian contribution to the mounted forces appears on the Mounted Divisions page.

Canadian first and second-hand accounts online

Many war diaries of Canadian units have been digitised and are freely available online at Libraries and Archives Canada

The Canadian Official Histories of the war are also available as complete free downloads from the National Defence and the Canadian Forces website