Grandson Michael's Guide to the LAC War Diaries

Canadian War Diaries

Canadian Engineers

by Grandson Michael


Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer - Canadian Corps
1916/05/01-1917/04/30  
1917/05/01-1917/10/31  
1917/11/01-1918/09/30  
1918/10/01-1919/06/05  

Royal Engineers Note: Partly British, will deal with these later.

Commander, Royal Engineers - Canadian Corps
1917/05/02-1917/10/31
1917/11/01-1919/01/31

Canadian Engineers
. Canadian Anti-Aircraft Search Light Company
. Tunnelling Company
. Army Troop Company
. Tramway Company
. Pontoon Bridging and Transport Unit
. Canadian School of Military Engineering
. Canadian Corps Wireless Section
. Canadian Corps Survey Section


Canadian Engineers

Commander, Royal Engineers - Canadian Corps
1917/05/02-1917/10/31  
1917/11/01-1919/01/31  

1st Brigade, Canadian Engineers
1914/10/19-1915/08/31  
1915/09/01-1917/08/31  
1917/09/01-1918/05/31  
1918/06/01-1918/08/31  
1918/09/01-1919/03/24  

2nd Brigade, Canadian Engineers
1915/09/14-1918/05/31  
1918/06/01-1919/05/08  

3rd Brigade, Canadian Engineers
1916/02/14-1917/09/30  
1917/10/01-1918//05/31  
1918/06/01-1919/03/20  

4th Brigade, Canadian Engineers
1916/08/02-1919/04/30  

5th Canadian Divisional Engineers
1918/01/14-1918/02/28  

1st Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1915/02/12-1916/02/29  
1916/03/01-1916/11/30  
1916/12/01-1918/04/30  
1918/05/01-1919/04/25  

2nd Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1915/02/08-1916/11/30  
1916/12/01-1917/12/31  
1918/01/01-1919/03/31  

3rd Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1915/02/12-1917/02/28  
1917/03/01-1917/09/30  
1917/10/01-1919/03/24  

4th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1915/09/01-1918/05/31  
1918/06/01-1919/04/30  

5th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1914/09/05-1918/06/25  
1918/07/01-1919/05/09  

6th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1915/08/04-1917/12/31  
1918/01/01-1919/03/31  

7th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1916/02/10-1917/04/30  
1917/05/01-1918/05/31  
1918/06/01-1919/02/28  

8th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1916/02/08-1917/05/30  
1917/05/31-1919/03/19  

9th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1916/05/20-1916/10/31  
1916/11/01-1917/03/31  
1917/04/01-1918/07/31  
1918/08/01-1919/03/19  

10th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1916/08/01-1917/02/28  
1917/03/01-1917/05/31  
1917/06/01-1917/11/30  
1917/12/01-1918/08/31  
1918/09/01-1919/04/30  

11th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1916/08/01-1917/04/30  
1917/05/01-1919/06/06  

12th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1916/06/01-1918/02/28  
1918/03/01-1919/04/29  

13th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
1917/01/29-1918/02/28  

14th Field Company, Canadian Engineers
1917/01/29-1918/02/28  

15th Field Company, Canadian Engineers
1917/01/29-1918/02/28

Update/rectification thanks to Richard Laughton.

1st Canadian Engineers Reserve Battalion
1918/05/21-1919/05/31

2nd Canadian Engineers Reserve Battalion
1918/05/21-1919/01/31

3rd Canadian Engineers Reserve Battalion
1918/08/06-1919/06/30
 

Canadian Anti-Aircraft Search Light Company
1918/06/06-1919/02/28  

Tunnelling Company

1st Tunnelling Company, Canadian Engineers
1916/02/16-1918/07/11 

2nd Tunnelling Company, Canadian Engineers
1916/04/07-1918/07/07  

3rd Tunnelling Company, Canadian Engineers
1916/01/16-1919/02/28  

Army Troop Company

1st Army Troop Company, Canadian Engineers
1915/09/01-1919/02/28  

2nd Army Troop Company, Canadian Engineers
1916/01/18-1919/03/31  

3rd Army Troop Company, Canadian Engineers
1916/06/10-1919/02/28 

4th Army Troop Company, Canadian Engineers
1917/01/21-1919/02/28 

5th Army Troop Company, Canadian Engineers
1917/06/30-1917/12/31  
1918/01/01-1919/02/28  

Tramway Company

1st Tramway Company, Canadian Engineers
1917/11/02-1919/01/31  

2nd Tramway Company, Canadian Engineers
1917/11/23-1918/12/31  

Permanent Base Company, Canadian Engineers
1917/02/12-1919/04/30  

Pontoon Bridging and Transport Unit

1st Pontoon Bridging and Transport Unit, Canadian Engineers
1918/05/29-1919/02/28  

2nd Pontoon Bridging and Transport Unit, Canadian Engineers
1918/06/04-1919/04/30  

3rd Pontoon Bridging and Transport Unit, Canadian Engineers
1918/05/28-1919/03/16  

4th Pontoon Bridging and Transport Unit, Canadian Engineers
1918/05/26-1919/03/31  

Canadian Engineers Regimental Depot
1918/05/01-1919/07/31  

Canadian Engineers Training Depot
1917/03/15-1917/06/30  
1917/07/01-1919/07/31  

Canadian Engineers Training Depot Band
No Dates    

Canadian School of Military Engineering

Canadian School of Military Engineering, Canadian Engineers Training Centre
1918/05/09-1919/05/31 

Canadian School of Military Engineering Training, Officers' Training Centre
1918/05/13-1918/12/31  

Canadian Corps Wireless Section
1916/12/01-1917/06/30 

Wireless Telegraph, Canadian Corps
1915/02/01-1919/04/16  

Canadian Corps Survey Section
1918/05/01-1919/02/28  

Pioneer Battalion

Canadian Cavalry Pioneer Battalion
1916/12/12-1917/02/10  

1st Pioneer Battalion
1916/03/09-1917/02/28  

2nd Pioneer Battalion
1915/10/28-1918/06/04  

3rd Pioneer Battalion  
1916/03/07-1917/05/31 

67th Pioneer Battalion
1916/08/13-1917/04/30 

123rd Pioneer Battalion
1917/09/01-1917/11/30  
1917/12/01-1918/05/31  

124th Pioneer Battalion
1915/11/12-1918/05/26  

Two retrieved hyperlinked War Diaries

Thanks to ranger170, two War Diaries have been recovered. All this time they've been accessible at the LAC, at least if you're smart enough to search under Pionneer Battalion. Yep, that's called modern or "LAC" spelling. Thanks to him I'm happy to add two more War Diaries to the list above

107th Pionneer Battalion

1917/03/01-1918/05/28

123rd Pionneer Battalion

1917/02/01-1917/08/31

Canadian Labour

Labour Commandant, Canadian Corps
1918/03/01-1919/03/31  

Canadian Labour Group  
1918/09/14-1918/11/30


Entrenching Battalion

1st Entrenching Battalion
1916/08/01-1917/09/30  

2nd Entrenching Battalion
1916/08/07-1917/09/30  

3rd Entrenching Battalion
1916/08/06-1917/09/30   

4th Entrenching Battalion
1916/10/01-1917/09/30

Signal
Canadian Signal Company
Canadian Cavalry Brigade Signal Troop


Canadian Signal Company

Canadian Corps Signal Company
1915/09/15-1918/08/31  
1918/09/01-1919/05/31 

1st Canadian Divisional Signal Company
1914/10/14-1919/04/30  

2nd Canadian Divisional Signal Company
1915/06/01-1916/05/31   
1916/06/02-1917/07/31  
1917/08/01-1919/04/12  

3rd Canadian Divisional Signal Company
1915/12/05-1919/03/17  

4th Canadian Divisional Signal Company
1916/08/01-1919/04/30  

5th Canadian Divisional Signal Company (Witley)
1917/01/29-1918/01/31  

5th Canadian Divisional Signal Company (France)
1917/08/20-1919/05/31  

Advance Party, 6th Signal Company, Siberia
1918/10/26-1919/05/31 (No LAC Entries Currently Exist)

Canadian Cavalry Brigade Signal Troop
1915/08/01-1919/04/30  

Engineer and Barrack Service

Engineer and Barrack Service, London
1917/09   

Canadian Railway
Overseas Railway Construction Corps
58th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
Canadian Light Railway Operating Company
Progress Charts, Canadian Railway Troops
Canadian Bridging Company


Canadian Railway

Canadian Railway Troops (France)
1917/04/01-1919/05/17  

Canadian Railway Troops (England)
1918/01/01-1918/12/31 

1st Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1916/10/26-1918/12/30 

2nd Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/01/11-1918/02/28 
1918/03/01-1918/12/31 

3rd Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/03/07-1918/12/31 

4th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/01/23-1918/04/30 (No LAC Entries Currently Exist)
1918/05/01-1918/12/31 (No LAC Entries Currently Exist)

5th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/01/29-1919/01/19  

6th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/03/31-1919/01/31  

7th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/03/27-1919/01/31  

8th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/02/01-1917/12/31  
1918/01/01-1919/01/31  

9th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/03/01-1918/12/31  

10th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/05/31-1919/01/31  

11th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/02/08-1919/01/02  

12th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1917/02/08-1919/02/28  

13th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops
1918/03/13-1919/02/02  

13th Canadian Light Railway Operating Company
1917/06/09-1919/02/28  (No LAC Entries Currently Exist)

1st Bridging Company, Canadian Railway Troops
1918/08/03-1918/08/31  

Canadian Railway Troops Depot
1917/03/01-1919/05/31  

Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps Reserve
1915/10/01-1918/02/28  

7th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops - Military Railways, Belgium - Map
1917/04   (No LAC Entries Currently Exist)

Overseas Railway Construction Corps
1915/08/25-1918/12/31 

58th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
1916/07/27-1919/04/19 (No LAC Entries Currently Exist)

Canadian Light Railway Operating Company

13th Canadian Light Railway Operating Company
1917/06/09-1919/02/28 (No LAC Entries Currently Exist)

Progress Charts Canadian Railway Troops
1918/10/03-1919/01/19  (No LAC Entries Currently Exist)

Canadian Bridging Company

1st Bridging Company, Canadian Railway Troops
1918/08/03-1918/08/31  

Canadian Wagon Erecting Company

69th Canadian Wagon Erecting Company
1918/04/10-1919/01/31 

Canadian Employment Company
Canadian Area Employment Company
Canadian Divisional Employment Company


Canadian Area Employment Company

5th Canadian Area Employment Company
1917/06/28-1919/02/06  

6th Canadian Area Employment Company
1917/08/23-1918/12/31  

7th Canadian Area Employment Company
1917/08/21-1919/01/23  

8th Canadian Area Employment Company
1917/09/28-1919/05/09  

9th Canadian Area Employment Company
1918/07/25-1919/02/04

Canadian Divisional Employment Company

3rd Canadian Divisional Employment Company
1917/06/09-1918/12/31  

4th Canadian Divisional Employment Company
1917/06/08-1918/12/31  

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