Canadian joining the British Army

Discussion in 'Army Reserve' started by C-Rock, Jul 30, 2006.

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  1. Hey guys,

    I'm a Canadian and I am thinking about joining the BA. I was wondering if there are any Canadians out there who have joined or anyone who knows a Canadian that did, and how that went over......

    Does anyone know some ifferences between the Canadian Army and the British, to help me make a decision?

  2. Plenty of Canadians have served in the British Army.My own unit had one in Borneo and Aden and two in Belfast in the early 70's.So if you want to join come on over.
  3. The Canucks are always welcome in the UK.....Go For it! :lol:
    We had an exchange Canadian Officer in the 90s
    And an Aussie...We also have a Kiwi and a couple of South Africans
    We even have acouple of English!!!!
    Can't have it all your own way!(Only Kiddin) :wink:
  4. Well that's good to hear.

    I'm almost done my degree and I intend to join as an Infantry Officer. Hopefully all goes well.
  5. msr

    msr LE


    Whereabouts are you in the country?

  6. Very welcome - Good old commonwealth - lets have more - no yanks though just the canadian north americans thank you very much - God bless the Queen - the canadian one as well - 'oops' its the same Liz the second of the United Kingdom etc and her other realms.
    Good luck !!!!!!!
  7. Good for you! Any nonsense you suffer post on this thread and what can be done will be done.

    be safe and Gods speed.
  8. Join the Royal Regt of Scotland....You will love It!!!
    The Jocks are Grand to work with.

    7 Battalions to choose from everyone with a Role!(5 Regular 2 TA)
    you can have
    Air Assault
    Armour Inf
    Mech Inf
    you choose!
    Best of Luck! :D
  9. MSR,
    Edmonton Alberta.

    Tartan and Others,

    I want to join as Reg, do you think you should shed some light on the different Infantry paths....armor, mech, light, and air air assault the paratroopers?
  10. Forget the Para's mate if you cannot make into 49 Para your wasting your time.
  11. why is that armchair?

    What are some possibilites then?
  12. msr

    msr LE


    If you want to go regular, why are you posting in the TA forum?

  13. msr.

    goooood point.

    I just saw recruiting. hm. my bad.
  14. I was in training with a nut case from Torronto who was a big laugh to be around. Good guy. We also had a Canadian in my platoon who everyone thought was secretly a Yank.