1st Medium Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery
|1st Medium Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery|
Formation patch used by RCA troops attached to the First Canadian Army
|Branch||Royal Canadian Artillery|
|Engagements||World War II|
The Adjutant of the 1st Medium Regiment, RCA, was Captain Horace Trites; Trites was awarded a "Mention in Dispatches" in Italy. Trites and G.P.O. (Gun Position Officer) Lieutenant 'Buck' Buchanan later became pilots at 43 OTU, RAF Andover, and fought in northwest Europe with No. 665 Squadron RCAF.
- Fromow, Lt-Col. D.L. Canada's Flying Gunners. (Ottawa: Air Observation Post Pilot's Association, 2002). ISBN 0-9730055-0-5.