Canadian Machine Gun Corps

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Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Active 3 Nov 1919-1 Nov 1923 Disbanded/Decommissioned/Inactive
Country Canada
Type Corps
Role (Canadian Army) Permanent Active Militia
Nickname "Emma Gees"

The Canadian Machine Gun Corps (CMGC) was an administrative corps of the Canadian Army. [1] It was part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force sent to France during World War I. The Canadian Permanent Machine Gun Brigade was organized in the Permanent Force on 3 Nov 1919. The Canadian Permanent Machine Gun Brigade was redesignated the Royal Canadian Permanent Machine Gun Brigade on 16 Jun 1921. The Royal Canadian Permanent Machine Gun Brigade was disbanded on 1 Nov 1923. The Canadian Machine Gun Corps donated a wall plaque at St. George's Church in Ypres. [2]

Related units[edit]

This unit was allied with the following:

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Regiments and Corps of the Canadian Army (Queen's Printer, 1964)
  2. ^ http://www.veterans.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm?source=memorials/ww1mem/menin Canadian Machine Gun Corps legacy