16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • 16th Mounted Rifles
  • 16th Light Horse
  • 16th Canadian Light Horse
  • 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse (Reserve)
  • 2nd (Reserve) Battalion, 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse
  • 2nd (Reserve) Battalion, The Battleford Light Infantry (16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse)
  • Battleford Light Infantry (16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse) (Reserve)

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Description area

Dates of existence

1936-1946

History

On 15 December 1936, the 16th Canadian Light Horse was amalgamated with The Saskatchewan Mounted Rifles and re-designated the 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse. It was re-designated 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse (Reserve) on 7 November 1940. On 1 April 1941, the regiment was converted to infantry and re-designated the 2nd (Reserve) Battalion, 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse. It was re-designated 2nd (Reserve) Battalion, The Battleford Light Infantry (16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse) on 1 May 1941; and The Battleford Light Infantry (16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse) (Reserve) on 15 September 1944. On 1 April 1946 it amalgamated with the 2nd (Reserve) Battalion, The Prince Albert Volunteers and re-designated as The Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers.

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Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

The 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse mobilized for active service on 24 May 1940. On 16 June 1943 it embarked for Great Britain.

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Control area

Authority record identifier

SCAA-SCM-0002

Maintained by

Institution identifier

Swift Current Museum

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR-CPF
RAD
ISDIAH

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2017/08/25 - Creation
2017/11/20 - Last Revision

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

  • Latin

Maintenance notes

Created by William Shepherd (Collections Officer, Swift Current Museum).
Maintenance is the responsibility of the Collections Officer, Swift Current Museum.
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