4th Canadian Armoured Brigade

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4th Canadian Armoured Brigade
4th Canadian (Armoured) Division Formation Patch.
Country Canada
BranchCanadian Army
TypeArmoured warfare

The 4th Canadian Armoured Brigade was an armoured brigade of the Canadian Army during World War II. It was part of the 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division.[1]


As of 1942 the 4th Canadian Armoured Brigade comprised:

And their supporting units, including:

Arriving in Normandy in July 1944, the brigade saw service in the battles that took the Canadians from Caen to Falaise (and the Falaise Pocket). Unlike their peers in the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade, the 4th Armoured Brigade almost always fought in support of its affiliated 10th Canadian Infantry Brigade.

Following the Normandy campaign the brigade saw service in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany before being disbanded in the Netherlands in 1946.



  1. ^ "4th Canadian (Armoured) Division". www.canadiansoldiers.com. Retrieved 2022-02-14.