Lloyd, Major (Retired) CD, MA
of Hamilton Signals Association
to the Hamilton Signals Association's website.
has always been No 1 in Canadian Signals. In 1913 the first Signals
unit was formed in Hamilton as No 1 Troop Canadian Signals Corps
attached to the 1st Field Troop Canadian Engineers by General
Order 96 in 1913. The 2nd Troop was formed in Toronto in the same
After the First World War, we stayed as No 1 Signals Company with
other units in Toronto and London also growing to company strength.
By 1939 Hamilton was joined by units from Toronto and Montreal
to form the 1st Canadian Corps of Signals.
the War, Hamilton retained the No1 designation and became the
1st Independent Signal Sqn. Our sister unit in Toronto became
the 2nd and 8th Sig Regt. In March 1991 the Hamilton Signals Association
was formally set up with a Constitution and By-Laws with an elected
"Swift, Skilled, Alert"