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The Royal Regiment of Canada
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
Battle Honours (46)
First World War
NORTH-WEST CANADA, 1885
SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900
YPRES, 1915, '17
Second World War
Scarpe, 1917, '18
SOMME, 1916, '18
Canal du Nord
ARRAS, 1917, '18
Pursuit to Mons
France and Flanders, 1915-18
FAUBOURG DE VAUCELLES
VERRIERES RIDGE -- TILLY-LA-CAMPAGNE
Foret de la Londe
North-West Europe, 1942, 1944-45
Order of Precedence: 6
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