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The Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


Role of the Infantry: To close with and destroy the enemy.

Motto of the Infantry: DUCIMUS (We Lead)
About the Infantry


Regiments of the Regular Force:

  1. The Royal Canadian Regiment
  2. Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
  3. Royal 22e Regiment

Regiments of the Reserve Force:

  1. Governor General's Foot Guards
  2. The Canadian Grenadier Guards
  3. The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
  4. The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada
  5. Les Voltigeurs de Quebec
  6. The Royal Regiment of Canada
  7. The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry
  8. The Princess of Wales Own Regiment
  9. The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
  10. The Lincoln and Welland Regiment
  11. 4th Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
  12. The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada
  13. The Grey and Simcoe Foresters
  14. The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)
  15. The Brockville Rifles
  16. The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders
  17. Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent
  18. Le Regiment de la Chaudiere
  19. 4e,6e Battalion, Royal 22e Regiment
  20. Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal
  21. The Princess Louise Fusiliers
  22. The Royal New Brunswick Regiment
  23. The West Nova Scotia Regiment
  24. The Nova Scotia Highlanders
  25. Le Regiment de Maisonneuve
  26. The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa
  27. The Royal Winnipeg Rifles
  28. The Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment
  29. 48th Highlanders of Canada
  30. Le Regiment du Saguenay
  31. The Algonquin Regiment
  32. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada
  33. The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment
  34. The North Saskatchewan Regiment
  35. The Royal Regina Rifles
  36. The Rocky Mountain Rangers
  37. The Loyal Edmonton Regiment
  38. The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
  39. The Royal Westminster Regiment
  40. The Calgary Highlanders
  41. Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke
  42. The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
  43. The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)
  44. The Royal Montreal Regiment
  45. 2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada
  46. The Toronto Scottish Regiment
  47. The Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Defunct/Disbanded Regiments:
  1. The Canadian Airborne Regiment (Disbanded)

Regimental & Branch Marches of the Infantry.


Please contact me if you wish to add information to your Regimental page.

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Today in Military History

September 2



1862:

U.S. Civil War: President Abraham Lincoln reluctantly restores Union General George McClellan to full command after General John Pope's disastrous defeat at the Battle of Second Bull Run.


1864:

U.S. Civil War: Union forces under General William T. Sherman enter Atlanta, Georgia a day after the Confederate defenders fled the city.


1870:

Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Sedan - Prussian forces defeat the French armies and take emperor Napoleon III and 100,000 of his soldiers prisoner at Sedan.


1898:

Battle of Omdurman - British and Egyptian troops led by General Horatio Kitchener defeat Sudanese tribesmen led by Khalifa Abdullah al-Taashi, thus establishing British dominance in the Sudan.


1918:

DROCOURT-QUEANT, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 3 Sept 18)


1918:

VC won by A/Sgt Arthur George Knight, `10th Battalion, CEFm Villers-lez-Cagnicourt (near Arras), France (posthumous)


1918:

VC won by Capt Bellenden Seymour Hutcheson, MC, Canadian Army Medical Corps attached to the 75th Battalion, CEF, Drocourt-Queant Support Line, France


1918:

VC won by L/Cpl William Henry Metcalf, MM, 16th Battalion, CEF, Arras, France


1918:

VC won by LCol Cyrus Wesley Peck, DSO, 16th Battalion, CEF, Villers-lez-Cagnicourt, France


1918:

VC won by Pte Claude Joseph Patrick Nunney, DCM, MM, 38th Battalion, CEF, Drocourt-Queant Line, France (posthumous)


1918:

VC won by Pte John Francis Young, 87th Battalion, CEF, Dury-Arras Sector, France


1939:

Following the invasion of Poland, Freie Stadt Danzig Danzig (now Gda?sk, Poland) is annexed to Nazi Germany.


1939:

RCAF authorized to recruit to full establishment


1942:

The Royal Canadian Infantry Corps is authorized: Ducimus (We lead)


1945:

Japanese and allies sign surrender agreement aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay


1945:

Vietnam declares its independence, forming the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam).


1945:

World War II ends: The final official surrender of Japan was accepted by General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral Chester Nimitz aboard the battleship USS MISSOURI in Tokyo Bay.


1998:

A United Nations court finds Jean-Paul Akayesu, the former mayor of a small town in Rwanda, guilty of nine counts of genocide, marking the first time that the 1948 law banning genocide is enforced.


31BC:

Roman Civil War: Battle of Actium - Off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.




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