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The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)



Armorial Description

Within a wreath of thistles on an outline of a maple leaf a leopards head full face, on a wreath an annulus inscribed ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND CANADA; the Crown is superimposed at the top of the annulus, and reflexed over and under the base of the annulus a scroll bearing the motto ALBAINN GU BRATH.


Official Abbreviation: A & SH of C

Motto: Albainn Gu Brath (Scotland forever)


Battle Honours (34)

First World War

    Mount Sorrel
    PASSCHENDAELE
    SOMME, 1916,'18
    AMIENS
    Flers-Courcelette
    Scarpe, 1918
    Thiepval
    DROCOURT-QUEANT
    Ancre Heights
    HINDENBURG LINE
    ARRAS, 1917,'18
    Canal du Nord
    VIMY, 1917
    Cambrai, 1918
    Hill 70
    PURSUIT TO MONS
    YPRES, 1917
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Second World War
    FALAISE
    Kapelsche Veer
    Falaise Road
    THE RHINELAND
    St. Lambert-sur-Dives
    THE HOCHWALD
    THE SEINE, 1944
    Veen
    MOERBRUGGE
    FRIESOYTHE
    THE SCHELDT
    KUSTEN CANAL
    Breskens Pocket
    Bad Zwischenahn
    THE LOWER MAAS
    NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945

Regimental Headquarters:
200 James Street North
Hamilton, Ontario
L8R 2L1
Order of Precedence: 33
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Today in Military History

August 23



1305:

William Wallace (Braveheart) is executed.


1798:

Napoleon leaves Egypt for France en route to seize power as Emperor of France.


1813:

The Prussian army under Von Bulow repulses French attack at the Battle of Grossbeeren.


1833:

Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire.


1839:

The UK captures Hong Kong.


1864:

The Union Navy captures Fort Morgan, Alabama, thus breaking Confederate dominance of all ports on the Gulf of Mexico.


1866:

The Austro-Prussian War ends with the Treaty of Prague.


1889:

The first ship to the shore wireless message is received.


1914:

Japan declares war on Germany and bombs Qingdao (Tsingtao), China.


1914:

The Battle of Mons


1939:

The Soviet-German agreement signed


1939:

World War II: Germany and the Soviet Union sign a non-aggression treaty, the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. In a secret addition to the pact, Baltic states, Finland and Poland are divided between the two nations.


1940:

World War II: The German Luftwaffe begins aerial bombardment of London.


1942:

Beginning of the Battle of Stalingrad.


1943:

Kharkov is liberated by the Soviet Army.


1944:

World War II: King Michael of Romania dismisses the pro-Nazi government of General Antonescu. Romania switches sides from the Axis to the Allies.


1958:

Chinese Civil War: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People's Liberation Army's bombardment of Quemoy.


1990:

Armenia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.


1990:

Saddam Hussein appears on Iraqi state television with a number of Western "guests" (actually hostages to try to prevent the Gulf War).




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