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List of Canadian Army Units with Pipe Bands, 1945:

There were 18 units with pipers/pipe bands in the Canadian Army, of whom 16 were infantry regiments, one was an arm of service (The C.W.A.C.) and one was only the pipe band of a regiment (the Irish Fusiliers), the battalion having been dispersed over several regiments as replacements. Their Wartime nicknames are listed here behind them.

0500 THE CANADIAN WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS the CWAC's
0501
THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT) OF CANADA  the BW's
0502
THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY OF CANADA
the HLI's
0503
THE STORMONT DUNDAS & GLENGARRY HIGHLANDERS
the Glens
0504
THE NORTH NOVA SCOTIA HIGHLANDERS
the North Nova's
0505
THE CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDERS
the Capes
0506
THE CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OF OTTAWA (MG)
the OtCams
0507
THE ESSEX SCOTTISH
the Esscots
0508
THE 48th HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA
the Glamour Boys
0509
THE ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA
A. & S. H. of C.
0510
THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA
the CanCams
0511
THE CALGARY HIGHLANDERS
the Calhi's
0512
THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA
the Seafroths
0513
THE CANADIAN SCOTTISH REGIMENT
the Canscots
0514
THE TORONTO SCOTTISH REGIMENT (MG)
the Torscots
0515
THE IRISH REGIMENT OF CANADA
the Plough Jockeys
0516
THE IRISH FUSILIERS (VANCOUVER REGIMENT)
the IrFus
0517 THE LORNE SCOTS the
Horny Lornies

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British military units under Canadian command, with Pipe Bands that played in Holland:

0518 11th. Royal Scots Fusiliers (British 49th. Infantry Division)
0519 The Lothian and Border Horse
(Flail Tanks with the British 79th. Armoured Division)

Other Canadian and British military units with Pipers or Pipe Bands:

0602 The Pictou Highlanders
0603 The Lanark and Renfrew Scottish

0604 The Prince Edward Island Highlanders

0605 The Scots Fusiliers of Canada

0606 The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

0607 The Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force (G.B.)

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A Piper from the Royal Canadian Air Force, wearing the distinctive R.C.A.F. Tartan.
The W.W.2 British R.A.F. also did have Pipers.

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