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Coloured Field Service Caps (CFSC) of the Canadian Army, 1937-1946

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Regiment or Corps

Colour of

Colour of Braid or Piping on

Body

Crown

Peak & Flap

Crown

Flap

Front Seam

Back seam

Peak


General officers (note)


Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

 

 

 

Brigadiers and Substantive Colonels (note)





Brigadier or Substantive Colonel of the RCAMC


Brigadier or Substantive Colonel of the RCA. Note the
traditional RCA 'tilting' of the badge.

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

 

 

 

Officers on the General List






 Blue

Blue

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

 

CAVALRY

Royal Canadian Dragoons




Courtesy RCD Museum

Claret

Blue

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

Lord Strathcona's Horse (RC)

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Postwar

Myrtle Green

Myrtle Green

Scarlet

Gold

-

Gold

Gold

-

Governor General's Horse Guards
(Officers of the GGHG wear a scarlet patch behind Unicorn and Garter of cap badge)


Courtesy Rob Sule

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards

Artistic rendition

Waterloo Red

Blue

Blue

Blue

-

Blue

Blue

-

8th Princess Louise's New Brunswick Hussars

Courtesy Jason Meade

Blue

Buff

Peak - unknown
Flap- Blue

Gold

Gold

-

-

-

1st Hussars  

Courtesy 1st Hussars Museum
No pattern is listed in the 1943 War Dress Regulations

Courtesy Michael Reintjes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

6th Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars (AC)


Courtesy Royal Canadian Hussars Museum


The cap worn in the portrait does not conform to the existing example.
Note that no authorized braid is shown yet the photo and the example
both exhibit braid, albeit differently.

 Waterloo Red

 Waterloo Red

 Waterloo Red

-

-

-

-

-

7th/11th Hussars
Authorized cap badge in white metal

Artistic rendition

Blue

Blue

Peak- Yellow
Flap-Maroon

Yellow

-

Yellow

Yellow

-

12th Manitoba Dragoons

Artistic rendition

Grey

Grey

Maroon

Gold

-

Gold

Gold

-

15th Alberta Light Horse

Artistic rendition

Scarlet

Yellow

Peak-Yellow
Flap-Scarlet

-

Gold

-

-

Gold

16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse
(1/4 inch braid on flap and peak, top edge of braid
to be 1/8 inch from top seam of flap & peak)

Yellow

Yellow

Blue

-

Gold

-

-

Gold

17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars

(Field Officers wear gold braid along seams of crown,
up front seam, down back seam and along top of flap. 
Other Officers wear braid on top of flap only)

Field officer's cap. Courtesy Royal Canadian Hussars Museum

Junior officer's cap

White

White

Blue

Field Offirs
Gold

Jr. Offrs
Gold

 Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

Manitoba Mounted Rifles

Artistic rendition

Scarlet

Scarlet

Myrtle Green

Gold

-

Gold

Gold

-

19th Alberta Dragoons
Left collar badge, horse facing to the front, is worn
as the cap badge.

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Navy Blue

French Grey

Peak-Scarlet
Flap- Navy Blue

Gold

-

Gold

-

-

British Columbia Dragoons


Courtesy Jim Boulton

Blue

Yellow

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

King's Canadian Hussars

Artistic rendition

White

White

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Fort Garry Horse

Courtesy Michael Reintjes


Courtesy FGH Museum

Yellow

Yellow

Blue

Gold

-

-

-

-

Prince Edward Island Light Horse

The three known examples conform to the RCOC
pattern and not to the authorized regimental pattern

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

2nd Armoured Car Regiment

Scarlet

Scarlet

Maroon

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

British Columbia Hussars

Artistic rendition

Blue

Waterloo Red

Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

-

South Alberta Regiment

Courtesy Jim Boulton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORPS

Royal Canadian Artillery (Early)

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Royal Canadian Artillery (Late)





Scarlet

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers





Blue

Blue

Blue

Gold

-

Gold

Gold

-

Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Shown with original price tag still affixed


Col C.P. Stacey

Blue

Blue

Blue

Gold

Gold

-

-

-

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps


Courtesy Dwayne Hordij


Blue

White

Blue

Blue

-

Blue

Blue

-

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
Mess Dress collar badge is worn as the cap badge.
(note)






 

Dull Cherry

Dull Cherry

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Canadian Dental Corps (note)



Emerald Green

Emerald Green

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Full Dress collar badge is worn as cap badge.
(note)


 

Using the collar badge as approved for CFSCs


Blue

Blue

Blue

Scarlet

Gold

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps (note)
 



Variant with piping on the crown and seams

Blue

Primrose Yellow

Blue

-

Gold

-

-

-

Corps of Military Staff Clerks


Artistic rendition

Blue

White

Blue

White

-

White

White

-

Canadian Postal Corps

Dark Blue

White

Dark Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Canadian Forestry Corps


Courtesy Dean Owen

Green

Green

Green

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Canadian Provost Corps


(Silver along seams of crown and peak and along
top seam of flap from front to centre point (top). White 
silk piping may be substituted (bottom).

Red

Red

Peak- Red
Flap- Navy Blue

Silver

Silver

-

-

Silver

Canadian Provost Corps, 
1st Canadian Provost Company (RCMP)

Courtesy Jim Boulton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Chaplain Service (note)




Black

Purple

Black

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Corps (Early)

Red

Yellow

Peak- Red
Flap- Dark Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

 -

Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Corps (Late)

Scarlet

Dark Blue

Dark Blue

Yellow

Gold

Yellow

Yellow

-

Veteran's Guard of Canada

Green

French Grey

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

French Grey

-

French Grey

French Grey

-

Canadian Intelligence Corps

Artistic rendition

Melton Green

Melton Green

Melton Green

Silver

-

Silver

Silver

-

Canadian Technical Training Corps

Hunter's Green

Old Gold

Hunter's Green

-

Old Gold

-

-

Old Gold

Canadian Parachute Corps


Artistic rendition

 Maroon

Green

Peak- Green
Flap- Maroon

Green

 

Green

Green

 

FOOT GUARDS

Governor General's Foot Guards

Blue

Blue

Blue

Gold

-

Gold

Gold

-

Canadian Grenadier Guards

Blue

Blue

B;ue

Gold

-

Gold

Gold

-

INFANTRY & RIFLES

Royal Canadian Regiment


Courtesy J Boulton

Blue

Blue

Blue

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Miniature collare badge, 5/8" wide and 1/2" high, mouthpiece of bugle facing left, is worn on a circular French Grey cord boss, above the peak.

(French Grey cord boss on front of cap, above peak)

Light Infantry Green

Light Infantry Green

Light Infantry Green

French Grey

-

French Grey

French Grey

-

Royal 22e Regiment


Blue

Blue

Peak- Red
Flap- Red

Gold

Gold

-

-

-

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
(A scarlet silk cord boss is worn at the top front
of the cap)





Black

Black

Black

Black

-

-

-

-

Halifax Rifles

Black

Black

Black

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Victoria Rifles of Canada
(Cap badge in burnished silver. In front of cap, a bugle with strings in silver, on a scarlet silk cord boss)



Black

Black

Black

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Royal Rifles of Canada
(Cap badge in silver, Scarlet cord boss, 1 inch in diameter, on front seam, black buttons)

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Voltigeurs de Quebec
(Collar badge is worn as cap badge. Scarlet cord boss, 1 inch in diameter, on front seam)


Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

-

Silver

Scarlet cord Boss

-

-

Royal Regiment of Canada

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Blue

Scarlet

Flap- Blue
Peak- Scarlet

White

-

White

White

-

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment)

Courtesy RHLI Museum

Green

Green

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

Scarlet

Princess of Wales Own Regiment (MG)

Blue

Blue

Peak-Scarlet
Flap- Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

This example displays a scarlet boss on the front seam. Although
this, and the embroidered badge, were originally proposed by the
Regiment NDHQ only gave permission for the 'authorized' badge
and no boss. (information courtesy J. Boulton)

Blue

Blue

Blue

Red

Gold

Red

Red

Gold

Lincoln and Welland Regiment

Courtesy Lincoln and Welland Regimental Museum

 
Officer's gilt badge courtesy Dwayne Hordij

Blue

Scarlet

Peak-Scarlet
Flap- Blue

-

Yellow

-

-

-

Oxford Rifles

Rifle Green

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Rifle Green

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Canadian Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) (MG)

Blue

Blue

Blue

-

-

-

-

-

Queens York Rangers (1st American Regiment) (MG)
(Cap badge in silver)

Forest Green

Forest Green

Black

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

-

Elgin Regiment
This cap is unique in that the front seam piping continues down the front of the flap.

Courtesy Michael Reintjes


Artistic rendition

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Perth Regiment (MG)


Courtesy Dwayne Hordij

Navy Blue

Scarlet

Navy Blue

Navy Blue

Gold

Navy Blue

Navy Blue

Gold

Grey and Simcoe Foresters

Artistic rendition

Maroon

Maroon

Lincoln Green

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Dufferin and Haldimand Rifles of Canada
(Silver buttons of regimental pattern)


Courtesy Jim Boulton

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Peak- Rifle Red
Flap- Rifle Green

-

Rifle Red

-

-

-

Midland Regiment (Northumberland & Durham)

Courtesy Jim Boulton


Use of the left side collar badge was not unusual

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Brockville Rifles

Although this cap apears black it is a very dark green

Green

Green

Green

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Sherbrooke Regiment (MG)
Pattern approved 30 November, 1938

Blue

Red

Blue

Red

 -

Red

Red

-

Sherbrooke Regiment
Pattern approved 27 February, 1941

Blue

Maroon

Peak- Maroon
Flap- Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Prince of Wales Rangers (Peterborough Regiment) (MG)

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Regiment de Montmagny


Courtesy Jim Boulton

Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Regiment de la Chaudiere (Mitrailleuses)


Cap courtesy Cdn War Museum                                            
      


Embroidered badge courtesy Mike

Scarlet

Scarlet

Maroon

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

-

Regiment de Chateauguay (Mitrailleuses)
(Silver General Service buttons)

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Maroon

Maroon

Peak- Black
Flap- Maroon

Silver

Silver

-

-

-

Fusiliers Mont-Royal



 
Cap named to Maj. Paul Savoy, KIA Dieppe, awarded a posthumous Mention in Despatches



Scarlet

White

Navy Blue

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

Princess Louise Fusiliers (MG)
 

Maroon

Bottle Green

Peak- Gold Colour
Flap-Maroon

Gold Colour

Gold Colour

-

-

-

Carleton and York Regiment


This officer of the C&Y is not wearing the authorized 
pattern CFSC for this regiment.

Blue

Blue

Blue

Gold

Red

Gold

Gold

Gold

West Nova Scotia Regiment

Blue

Salmon

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

North Shore (New Brunswick Regiment)
(Silver General Service buttons)

Artistic rendition

Blue

Blue

Peak-Scarlet
Flap- Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

New Brunswick Rangers

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Blue

Blue

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Regiment de Jolliette

Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

Regiment de St-Hyacinthe
As of 16 May 1938

Artistic rendition

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Regiment de St-Hyacinthe (amended)
As of 2 June 1941

Artistic rendition

Blue

Scarlet

Peak-
Scarlet
Flap-
Blue

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Regiment de St-Hyacinthe
As of 4 October 1943

Forest Green

Buff

Peak- Buff
Flap- Forest Green

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Regiment de St-Hyacinthe (amended)
As of 15 December 1943

Forest Green

Sand Drab

Peak- Sand Drab
Flap- Forest Green

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Saint John Fusiliers (MG)
 

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Blue

Maroon

Blue

Gold

Gold

-

-

-

Regiment de Maisonneuve

Artistic rendition

Navy Blue

Navy Blue

Navy Blue

-

Gold

-

-

-

Fusiliers du St.Laurent

Artistic rendition

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

-

-

Scarlet

Royal Winnipeg Rifles






 
The 1943 War Dress regulations do not mention the unique boss worn on the cap but photographic 
evidence shows that it was worn (cap and upper boss courtesy RWR Museum).

Green

Green

Green

Black

-

-

-

-

British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles)

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Black

-

-

-

-

Algonquin Regiment
(Authorized badge for forage cap, but in silver)

Royal Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet

Gold

-

Gold

Gold

-

Kent Regiment (MG)

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Royal Blue

French Grey

Peak- French Grey
Flap- Royal Blue

French Grey

French Grey

French Grey

French Grey

-

Regiment de Levis

Blue

Blue

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

Scarlet

Gold

-

Scarlet

-

Lake Superior Regiment



Royal Blue

French Grey

Peak- French Grey
Flap- Royal Blue

-

French Grey

-

-

-

Regina Rifle Regiment

(Scarlet boss, with silver bugle on front seam)

 

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Black

-

Black

Black

-

Winnipeg Grenadiers (MG)
(Authorized forage cap badge in gold embroidery)

Dark Blue

Dark Blue

Dark Blue

Gold

-

Gold

Gold

-

Edmonton Fusiliers (MG)

Maroon

Blue

Blue

-

Gold

-

-

-

Rocky Mountain Rangers

This cap was worn by the RMR Padre, postwar, and is shown with a Canadian Chaplain Service collar badge in lieu of the RMR Regimental badge. Courtesy Royal Westminster Regiment Museum

Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Buff
Flap- Blue

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

-

Fusiliers de Sherbrooke
(Authorized forage cap badge but in gilt)
Pattern approved 13 June, 1938

Courtesy Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke Regimental Museum

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Westminster Regiment (MG)

Courtesy Royal Westminster Regiment Museum



Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Winnipeg Light Infantry (MG)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

-

-

-

-

-

Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG)




Courtesy Geoff Robinson

 

Rifle Green

Black

Peak- Black
Flap- Rifle Green

Gold

Black

Gold

Gold

Gold

Prince Albert Volunteers

Blue

Blue

Peak- Green
Flap- Blue

Gold

-

-

-

-

Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers
Authorized 22 June 1938

Artistic rendition

Blue

Scarlet

Flap - Blue
Peak not described

Yellow

Yellow

-

-

-

King's Own Rifles of Canada
First pattern

Green

Green

Peak - red
Flap - green

Black

Black

Black

Black

-

King's Own Rifles of Canada
Second Pattern


Courtesy Geoff Robinson

Rifle Green

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Rifle Green

Black

Black

Black

Black

-

Irish Fusiliers (Vancouver Regiment)
 


Blue

Blue

Blue

Paddy Green

-

-

-

-

Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury Regiment

Black

Black

Black

-

Yellow

-

-

-

Royal Montreal Regiment (MG)

 

Blue

Garnet

Peak- Garnet
Flap- Blue

-

Gold

-

-

-

Regiment de Hull


Artistic rendition

Scarlet

Blue

Scarlet

White

White

White

White

-

South Alberta Regiment

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Black

Old Gold

Black

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Edmonton Regiment

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Variant with red flap piping. Courtesy Jim Boulton


Variant with red flap piping and embroidered badge. 
Courtesy Jim Boulton

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

South Saskatchewan Regiment

Green

Green

Purple

Gold

Gold

-

-

Gold

Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment


Courtesy Jim Boulton

Blue

Maroon

Peak- Maroon
Flap- Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Calgary Regiment
(Unsubstantiated - Not listed in Orders or Dress Regulations)

Courtesy Wyn Van der Schee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cadet Service of Canada

Courtesy Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke Regimental Museum

Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

-

-

-

-

-

Canadian Officer Training Corps

McGill University

Navy Blue

Red

Peak- Red
Flap- Navy Blue

White

White

White

White

-

Laval University

Artistic rendition

Scarlet

Scarlet

Blue

Gold

Gold

-

-

-

University of Toronto

Blue

White

Peak - Red
Flap - Blue

Pale blue

Gold

-

-

-

Acadia University

Artistic rendition

Maroon

Maroon

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Alberta University

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Forest Green

Forest Green

Peak- Primuline Yellow
Flap- Forest Green

-

Primuline Yellow

-

-

-

University of Western Ontario

Artistic rendition

Dark Purple

Dark Purple

Peak- White
Flap- Dark Purple

-

White

-

-

-

University of Saskatchewan

Myrtle Green

Yellow

Peak- Yellow
Flap- Myrtle Green

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

-

Loyola College

Courtesy Royal Canadian Hussars Museum

Emerald Green

Emerald Green

Maroon

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

-

Université de Montreal

Navy Blue

Sky Blue

Peak- Sky Blue
Flap- Navy Blue

Gold

Gold

-

-

Silver

Other Ranks

CAVALRY

Royal Canadian Dragoons

Claret

Blue

Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Lord Strathcona's Horse (RC)

Myrtle Green

Myrtle Green

Scarlet

Yellow

-

Yellow

Yellow

-

Governor General's Horse Guards
(Other Ranks of the GGHG wear a scarlet patch
behind Unicorn and Garter of cap badge, silver buttons)

Courtesy GGHG

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards

Waterloo Red

Blue

Blue

Blue

-

Blue

Blue

-

6th Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars (AC)


Courtesy Royal Canadian Hussars Museum

Waterloo Red

Waterloo Red

Waterloo Red

-

-

-

-

-

7th/11th Hussars
(Brass cap badge)

Blue

Blue

Peak- Yellow
Flap- Maroon

Yellow

-

Yellow

Yellow

-

12th Manitoba Dragoons

Grey

Grey

Maroon

Yellow

-

Yellow

Yellow

-

15th Alberta Light Horse
(Collar badge is worn as the cap badge)

Scarlet

Yellow

Peak- Yellow
Flap- Scarlet

-

Yellow

-

-

Yellow

16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse
(1/4 inch yellow braid on flap and peak, top edge
of braid to be 1/8 inch from top seam of flap & peak)

Yellow

Yellow

Blue

-

Yellow

-

-

Yellow

17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars

Courtesy J Boulton

White

White

Blue

-

-

-

-

-

Manitoba Mounted Rifles

Scarlet

Scarlet

Myrtle Green

Yellow

-

Yellow

Yellow

-

19th Alberta Dragoons

Navy Blue

French Grey

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Navy Blue

-

Yellow

-

-

-

Fort Garry Horse

Yellow

Yellow

Blue

-

-

-

-

-

Prince Edward Island Light Horse

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

-

Yellow

-

-

-

2nd Armoured Car Regiment

Scarlet

Scarlet

Maroon

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

-

CORPS

Royal Canadian Artillery
(Collar badge, in gilt, is worn as the cap badge)

Variants exist with the brass collar badge used as a cap badge.

Scarlet

Scarlet

Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

-

Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers

Blue

Blue

Blue

Yellow

-

Yellow

Yellow

-

Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Blue

Blue

Blue

Yellow

Yellow

-

-

-

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Blue

Blue

Blue

-

Blue

-

-

-

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
(Collar badge is worn as cap badge)

Dull Cherry

Dull Cherry

Blue

-

-

-

-

-

Canadian Dental Corps

Emerald Green

Emerald Green

Blue

Gold

Gold

Gold

Gold

-

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps

Blue

Blue

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps

Blue

Primrose Yellow

Blue

-

Primrose Yellow

-

-

-

Corps of Military Staff Clerks

Blue

Blue

Blue

White

-

White

White

-

Canadian Postal Corps

Dark Blue

White

Dark Blue

-

White

-

-

-

Canadian Forestry Corps

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Possibly for a Warrant Officer
Courtesy Jim Boulton

Green

Green

Green

-

Gold

-

-

-

Veteran's Guard of Canada

Green

French Grey

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

French Grey

-

French Grey

French Grey

-

Canadian Provost Corps


Courtesy Jim Boulton

Variant shown with blue peak
Courtesy Jim Boulton

Red

Red

Peak- Red
Flap- Navy Blue

White

White

-

-

White

Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Corps (Early)

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Red

Yellow

Peak
Red

Flap
Dark Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

 -

Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Corps (Late)

Scarlet

Dark Blue

Dark Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

-

Canadian Parachute Corps

Maroon

Green

Peak- Green
Flap-Maroon

Green

 

Green

Green

 

FOOT GUARDS

Governor General s Foot Guards

Courtesy GGFG Museum

Blue

Blue

Peak- Light Maroon Red
Flap- Blue

Light Maroon Red

-

Light Maroon Red

Light Maroon Red

-

Canadian Grenadier Guards

Blue

Blue

Blue

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

 


-

INFANTRY & RIFLES

Royal Canadian Regiment

Blue

Blue

Blue

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry


This cap features regimental buttons and officer's construction, yet sports a cap badge and lacks the Boss.
Coutesy Craig Baron

Light Infantry Green

Light Infantry Green

Light Infantry Green

French Grey

-

French Grey

French Grey

-

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
(Regimental cap badge, wool tuft, black buttons)

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Halifax Rifles

Black

Black

Black

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Victoria Rifles of Canada
(Scarlet patch behind cap badge)



Black

Black

Black

-

-

-

-

-

Voltigeurs de Quebec

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Red

-

Red

Red

-

Royal Regiment of Canada

Courtesy Dan Mowat
The RRC did not have an approved CFSC although examples exist.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment)

Green

Green

Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

-

Princess of Wales Own Regiment (MG)

Blue

Blue

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

Blue

Blue

Blue

Red

-

Red

Red

Lincoln and Welland Regiment

Courtesy Lincoln & Welland Regimental Museum

Blue

Scarlet

Peak-Scarlet
Flap- Blue

-

Yellow

-

-

-

Canadian Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) (MG)

Blue

Blue

Blue

-

-

-

-

-

Queens York Rangers (1st American Regiment) (MG)

Forest Green

Forest Green

Black

-

White

-

-

-

Perth Regiment (MG)

Navy Blue

Scarlet

Navy Blue

Navy Blue

Scarlet

Navy Blue

Navy Blue

Scarlet

Grey and Simcoe Foresters

Maroon

Maroon

Lincoln Green

-

Yellow

-

-

-

Dufferin and Haldimand Rifles of Canada
(Silver buttons of regimental pattern)

Courtesy Glenn Hughes

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Peak- Rifle Red
Flap- Rifle Green

-

Rifle Red

-

-

-

Brockville Rifles

Green

Green

Green

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Sherbrooke Regiment

Blue

Maroon

Peak- Maroon
Flap- Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

-

Regiment de Montmagny

Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

-

Scarlet

-

-

-

Regiment de la Chaudiere (Mitrailleuses)

Courtesy Mike Kennelly

Scarlet

Scarlet

Maroon

Silver

Silver

Silver

Silver

-

Regiment de Chateauguay (Mitrailleuses)

Maroon

Maroon

Peak- Black
Flap- Maroon

-

-

-

-

-

Fusiliers Mont-Royal - OR

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Note that this cap does not meet regulation as it is missing 
the piping on the flap

Scarlet

White

Navy Blue

White

White

White

White

White

Fusiliers Mont-Royal - SrNCO

Scarlet

White

Navy Blue

White

White

White

White

White

Princess Louise Fusiliers (MG)

Maroon

Bottle Green

Peak- Gold Colour
Flap-Maroon

Gold Colour

Gold

Colour

-

-

-

Carleton and York Regiment

Blue

Blue

Blue

Red

Red

-

-

-

West Nova Scotia Regiment

Blue

Salmon

Blue

-

-

-

-

-

North Shore (New Brunswick Regiment)

Blue

Blue

Peak-Scarlet
Flap- Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

New Brunswick Rangers

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Regiment de Jolliette

Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Regiment de St-Hyacinthe (early)

Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Regiment de St-Hyacinthe (late)

Courtesy Jim Boulton

Forest Green

Drab

Peak - Drab
Flap - Forest Green

Drab

Drab

Drab

Drab

-

Saint John Fusiliers (MG)

The original description did not include the yellow piping
which was approved in April 1941.

Blue

Maroon

Blue

Yellow

Yellow

-

-

-

Regiment de Maisonneuve

Navy Blue

Navy Blue

Navy Blue

-

Yellow

-

-

-

Fusiliers du St.Laurent

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

-

Scarlet

-

-

-

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Green

Green

Green

Black

-

-

-

-

British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaughts Own Rifles)

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Black

-

-

-

-

Algonquin Regiment
(Cap badge of Monel metal)

Courtesy James Boulton

Royal Blue

Scarlet

Royal Blue

-

-

-

-

-

Kent Regiment (MG)

Royal Blue

French Grey

Peak- French Grey
Flap- Royal Blue

French Grey

French Grey

French Grey

French Grey

-

Regiment de Levis

Blue

Blue

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Blue

Scarlet

Yellow

-

Scarlet

-

Lake Superior Regiment

Royal Blue

French Grey

Peak- French Grey
Flap- Royal Blue

-

French Grey

-

-

-

Regina Rifle Regiment
(Scarlet patch behind cap badge)

(Scarlet backing to cap badge)

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

-

-

-

-

-

Winnipeg Grenadiers (MG)

Dark Blue

Dark Blue

Dark Blue

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Edmonton Fusiliers (MG)

Maroon

Blue

Blue

-

French Grey

-

-

-

Rocky Mountain Rangers

Courtesy James Boulton

Blue

Scarlet

Peak- Buff
Flap- Blue

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

Rifle Green

-

Winnipeg Light Infantry (MG)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

-

-

-

-

-

Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG)



Courtesy Geoff Robinson

Rifle Green

Black

Peak- Black
Flap- Rifle Green

Yellow

Black

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Prince Albert Volunteers

Blue

Blue

Peak- Green

Flap- Blue

Yellow

-

-

-

-

King's Own Rifles of Canada

Rifle Green

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Rifle Green

Black

Black

Black

Black

-

Irish Fusiliers (Vancouver Regiment)

Blue

Blue

Blue

Paddy Green

-

-

-

-

Sault Ste.Marie and Sudbury Regiment

Black

Black

Black

-

Yellow

-

-

Yellow

Royal Montreal Regiment (MG)

Blue

Garnet

Peak- Garnet
Flap- Blue

-

-

-

-

-

South Alberta Regiment

Black

Old Gold

Black

Old Gold

Old Gold

Old Gold

Old Gold

-

Edmonton Regiment

Blue

Scarlet

Blue

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

South Saskatchewan Regiment

Green

Green

Purple

-

Yellow

-

-

-

Oxford Rifles

Rifle Green

Scarlet

Peak- Scarlet
Flap- Rifle Green

Scarlet

-

Scarlet

Scarlet

-

Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment

Blue

Maroon

Peak- Maroon
Flap- Blue

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

-

Royal Rifles of Canada
Not listed in the 1943 War Dress Regulations

Black

Black

Black

-

-

-

-

-

Canadian Officer Training Corps

McGill University

Navy Blue

Red

Peak- Red
Flap- Navy Blue

White

White

White

White

-

Acadia University

Maroon

Maroon

Blue

Maroon

Maroon

Maroon

Maroon

-

Alberta University

Forest Green

Forest Green

Peak- Primuline Yellow
Flap- Forest Green

-

Primuline Yellow

-

-

-

University of Western Ontario

Dark Purple

Dark Purple

Peak- White

Flap- Dark Purple

-

White

-

-

-

University of Saskatchewan

Myrtle Green

Yellow

Peak- Yellow
Flap- Myrtle Green

White

White

White

White

-

Loyola College

Emerald Green

Emerald Green

Maroon

White

White

White

White

-

Université de Montreal

Navy Blue

Sky Blue

Peak- Sky Blue
Flap- Navy Blue

White

White

-

-

White

Royal Canadian Army Cadets


Khaki

 Scarlet

Scarlet

Khaki

-

-

-

-

Royal Newfoudland Regiment

Courtesy James Boulton

Blue

Garnet

Peak - Garnet
Flap - Blue

Gold (Russia braid)

Gold (Russia braid)

Gold (Russia braid)

Gold (Russia braid)

 

UNKNOWN CAPS

Black

Black

Peak - Red
Flap - Black

-

-

-

-

-

Red

White

Peak - red
Flap - Blue

Yellow

Yellow

-

-

-

 

Regiment or Corps

Colour of

Colour of Braid or Piping on

Body

Crown

Peak & Flap

Crown

Flap

Front Seam

Back seam

Peak

Note - General officers, Brigadiers and Colonels of the RCAMC, RCOC, RCAPC, CDC and Canadian Chaplain Service will wear the CFSC as authorized for their Corps.