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The Royal Regiment of Canada



Armorial Description

An eight-pointed star surmounted by the Crown; superimposed upon the star the garter with the motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE flanked by sprays of maple leaves; below the garter a scroll inscribed READY AYE READY; above the garter a scroll inscribed NEC ASPERA TERRANT; within the garter, the badge of the Heir Apparent (three feathers enfiled by a coronet with a scroll inscribed ICH DIEN. The whole resting upon a scroll bearing the designation THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADA.


Official Abbreviation: R Regt C

Motto: Ready Aye Ready, and Nec Aspera Terrant (Difficulties do not daunt)


Battle Honours (46)

Early History

    FISH CREEK
    BATOCHE
    NORTH-WEST CANADA, 1885
    SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900
First World War
    YPRES, 1915, '17
    Gravenstafel
    Arleux
    ST. JULIEN
    Hill 70
    Scarpe, 1917, '18
    FESTUBERT, 1915
    PASSCHENDAELE
    MOUNT SORREL
    SOMME, 1916, '18
    AMIENS
    Drocourt-Queant
    Pozieres
    Flers-Courcelette
    HINDENBURG LINE
    Canal du Nord
    Ancre Heights
    Cambrai, 1918
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
    VIMY, 1917
    Pursuit to Mons
    France and Flanders, 1915-18
Second World War
    DIEPPE
    Woevsdrecht
    Bourguebus Ridge
    FAUBOURG DE VAUCELLES
    VERRIERES RIDGE -- TILLY-LA-CAMPAGNE
    THE HOCHWALD
    FALAISE
    SOUTH BEVELAND
    THE RHINELAND
    Falaise Road
    Goch-Calcar Road
    Clair Tizon
    Foret de la Londe
    Dunkirk, 1944
    THE SCHELDT
    XANTEN
    TWENTE CANAL
    Groningen
    Oldenburg
    North-West Europe, 1942, 1944-45

Order of Precedence: 6

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Today in Military History

February 17



1775:

The Queen's Rangers finish clearing a path from York (Toronto) to Lake Simcoe, which is then named Younge Street. It has taken the troops the better part of a year to complete the new road, labouring through intense cold, hilly terrain, and dense h


1839:

New Brunswick militia called up to defend Aroostook in the war with Maine


1870:

Louis Riel’s provisional guardsmen arrest 48 armed men at Upper Fort Garry.


1917:

Flt. Lt. Hugh Aird of Toronto takes part in a bombing mission against the Buk bridge in Macedonia. Aird drops three 100-pound bombs on the bridge, preventing its further use by the Turks.


1919:

Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Canada's 7th Prime Minister) dies. He is interred at Notre Dame Cemetery in Ottawa.


1937:

The destroyers HMCS FRASER and HMCS ST LAURENT were commissioned at Chatham, England.


1939:

The Royal Canadian Air Force receives its first delivery of Hawker Hurricane fighters, intended to replace severely outdated aircraft of the time. this was just intime for the begining of the 2nd world war.


1944:

HMCS ALGONQUIN (Destroyer) is commissioned at Glasgow, Scotland.


1944:

Japanese naval base at Truk, Caroline Islands, destroyed by US carrier-borne aircraft




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