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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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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
New Brunswick militia called up to defend Aroostook in the war with Maine
Louis Riel’s provisional guardsmen arrest 48 armed men at Upper Fort Garry.
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.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Canada's 7th Prime Minister) dies. He is interred at Notre Dame Cemetery in Ottawa.
The destroyers HMCS FRASER and HMCS ST LAURENT were commissioned at Chatham, England.
The Royal Canadian Air Force receives its first delivery of Hawker Hurricane fighters, intended to replace severely outdated aircraft of the time.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.
HMCS ALGONQUIN (Destroyer) is commissioned at Glasgow, Scotland.
Japanese naval base at Truk, Caroline Islands, destroyed by US carrier-borne aircraft
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