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The Essex and Kent Scottish History
Evolution of Regiment's Name
|Essex County||Kent County|
|1749||part of Detroit Militia (French)||1749|
|1760||part of the Detroit Militia (British)||part of the Detroit Militia (British)||1760|
|1787||part of Detroit Regiment||part of Detroit Regiment||1787|
|1793||Essex Regiment of Militia||1793|
|1794||South/North Battalion of Infantry||Kent Regiment of Militia||1794|
|1809||1st/2nd/3rd/4th Battalion of Essex Militia||1809|
War of 1812
|1838||1st/2nd/3rd Regiment of Kent Militia||1838|
|1850||1st/2nd/3rd/4th Battalion of Essex Militia||1850|
|1862||Volunteer Militia Company of Infantry||No. 1/No. 2 Company of Infantry||1862|
|1866||23rd Battalion of Infantry||24th Kent Battalion of Infantry||1866|
|1870||Infantry companies in Windsor & Leamington soon disbanded||1870|
|1882||No. 7 Company, 24th Kent Battalion of Infantry||1882|
|1885||**21st Essex Battalion of Infantry**||1885|
|1887||21st Battalion Essex Fusiliers||1887|
|1900||21st Regiment Essex Fusiliers||1900|
|1901||**24th Kent Regiment**||1901|
The Great War 1914-18
|1920||Essex Fusiliers||Kent Regiment||1920|
|1927||The Essex Scottish||1927|
|1936||Kent Regiment (Machine Gun)||1936|
Second World War 1939-45
Korean War 1950-53
|1954||The Essex and Kent Scottish||The Essex and Kent Scottish||1954|
United Nations Peacekeeping
** date of continuous lineage
news & updates
Latest Association Newsletter
The August 2017 newsletter of the Association is now posted at the NEWSLETTERS link on the left. It contains info on regimental events over the late-summer and fall along with details of the 2017 MASH BASH party on 9 September.
Posted August 07, 2017
SEARCHING FAMILY RECORDS
Almost every week we get an inquiry asking for information, photos or military records of past members of the Regiment. This most often concerns veterans of World War II. ALL personal records of members of the Regiment are sent to National Defence Headquarters then on to Library and Archives Canada immediately after release from the Army. Go to the link LIBRARY & ARCHIVES CANADA below or consult the PowerPoint below on how to access military records of family members. Thanks for your cooperation.
Posted December 23, 2015
REGIMENTAL MANUAL UPDATED
The Regimental Manual (Change 7) linked on this Home Page has been approved by the Senate and is the most up-to-date source for customs, dinners and dress.
Comments or suggested changes are most welcome.
Posted August 19, 2016