Tactical Vehicle markings - a Divisional Signals - August 1941
The following table is an instruction for the allocation of tactical vehicle signs to specific vehicles in a Canadian Divisional Signals Unit. The table is from H.Q. Canadian Corps, Home Forces, 2 August 1941.
TACTICAL VEHICLE MARKINGS - A DIVISIONAL SIGNALS R.H.Q. Z O.C. Car, 4-seater, 4-wheeled 2Z 2 i/c -do- Z1 C.O.'s Office Truck Truck, 15-cwt. G.S. Z2 Q.M. Car, 2-seater, 4-wheeled Z3 Petrol Truck, 15-cwt, G.S. Z4 Water Truck 15-cwt., Water Tank Z5 Offrs' Mess Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whld, G.S (FWD) Z6 Stores Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whld, GS (FWD) Z7 Cipher Stores 15-cwt Truck, G.S. & personnel Z8 Cipher Stores Lorry, 3-ton, G.S. & personnel 1 Coy. H.Q. 1H O.C. 1 Coy Car, 4-seater, 4-whld 1H1 C.Q.M.S. Motorcycle 1H2 Cooks Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whld GS (FWD) 1H3 Baggage -do- "A" Section A O.C. "A" Sec Car, 2-seater, 4-whld 2A 2 i/c M/C A1 Sergt. Motorcycle A2 No. 9 set Truck, 15-cwt, Wireless A3 " -do- A4 " -do- A5 " -do- A6 " -do- A7 " -do- A8 No. 11 set -do- A9 " -do- A10 " -do- A11 " -do- "B" Section B O.C. "B" Sec Car, 2-seater, 4-whld B1 Cable Stores Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whld, G.S. 1 Det 1B1 Sgt. Motorcycle 1B2 Cable Layer Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whld 1B3 Bldg. Party Truck, 15-cwt 1B4 -do- -do- 2 Det 2B1 Sgt. Motorcycle 2B2 Cable Layer Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whld 2B3 Bldg. Party Truck, 15-cwt 2B4 -do- -do- "C" Section C Sgt i/c Motorcycle C1 No. 9 set Truck, 15-cwt, Wireless C2 Stores & Charging Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whlr "D" Section D O.C. "D" Sec Car, 2-seater, 4-whld 2D 2 i/c -do- D1 Cable Laying Truck, 15-cwt, G.S. D2 -do- -do- Operating Detachments Motorcycle 1D1 2D1 3D1 4D1 15-cwt 1D2 2D2 3D2 4D2 3-ton 1D3 2D3 3D3 4D3 D.R. Sub-Section D3 Sgt DR Motorcycle D4 Cpl DR Motorcycle D5 to D25 Signm DRs Motorcycles "M" Section M O.C. "M" Sec Car, 2-seater, 4-shld M1 Stores-Fitters Truck, 15-cwt, G.S. M2 Charging Set Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whld G.S. (FWD) M3 Technical Workshop Lorry, 3-ton, 6-whld Mach (RAOC) 2 Coy H.Q. 2H O.C. 2 Coy Car, 2-seater, 4-whld 2H1 C.Q.M.S. Motorcycle E,F,G & H Secs Artillery Markings 3 Coy H.Q. 3H O.C. 3 Coy Car, 2-seater, 4-whld 3H1 C.Q.M.S. Motorcycle J, K & L Secs J Sec K Sec L Sec J K L O.C. Sec Car, 2-seater, 4-whld 2J 2K 2L 2 i/c Sec Motorcycle 3J 3K 3L Sgt Motorcycle 4J 4K 4L Sgt Motorcycle J1 K1 L1 No. 11 set Truck, 15-cwt Wireless J2 K2 L2 " -do- J3 K3 L3 " -do- J4 K4 L4 " -do- J5 K5 L5 " -do- J6 K6 L6 " -do- J7 K7 L7 " -do- J8 K8 L8 No. 9 set -do- J9 K9 L9 Cable Layer Truck, 15-cwt & Personnel J10 K10 L10 Sig Office Lorry, 3-ton, 4-whld J11 K11 L11 Stores & Charging -do- J12 K12 L12 Electrician Motorcycle J13 K13 L13 Signm Motorcycle J14 K14 L14 " -do- J15 K15 L15 " -do- J16 K16 L16 " -do- J17 K17 L17 " -do-
- 3 Canadian Divisional Signals War Diary, September 1941, Appendix 11.