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The Brockville Rifles
A Maltese cross surmounted by the Crown; in the centre of the cross an oval
annulus inscribed THE BROCKVILLE RIFLES; within the annulus a bugle with
strings and tassels; the regimental battle honours approved for emblazonment
are inscribed upon the arms of the Cross as follows: upon the upper arm
AMIENS; upon the lower arm PURSUIT TO MONS.
Official Abbreviation: Brock Rif
Motto: Semper Paratus (Always ready)
Battle Honours (4)
First World War
Second World War
PURSUIT TO MONS
Honourary Distinction: The badge of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
Highlanders, emblazoned on the drums.
Order of Precedence: 15
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General Arthur Currie, future commander of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I, is born in Napperton, Ontario.
Abyssinia Crisis: Italian troops attack Wal Wal in Abyssinia, taking four days to capture the city.
THE MORO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 7 Dec 43)
Vietnam War: For his heroism in battle earlier in the year, Captain Roger Donlon of Saugerties, New York is awarded the first Medal of Honor of the war.
The Soviet Union signs a 'friendship treaty' with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
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