Canadian Mounted Rifles

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Canadian Mounted Rifles was part of the designation of several mounted infantry units in Canada in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Lt. Col. R.H. Ryan, officers, NCO's and men, 6th CMR (HS85-10-30269)

Units of the Permanent Active Militia[edit]

Units formed for the Second Boer War[edit]

  • 1st Battalion, the Canadian Mounted Rifles, renamed the Royal Canadian Dragoons (Special Service Force) in 1900
  • 2nd Battalion, the Canadian Mounted Rifles, renamed the Canadian Mounted Rifles in 1900, recruited by the North-West Mounted Police and now perpetuated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th Battalion, the Canadian Mounted Rifles – went to South Africa but never saw action

Independent squadrons of the Non-Permanent Active Militia[edit]

Units of the Canadian Expeditionary Force of the First World War[edit]

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