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The Brockville Rifles



Armorial Description

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

    AMIENS
    Hindenburg Line
    Arras, 1918
    PURSUIT TO MONS
Second World War
    Honourary Distinction: The badge of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, emblazoned on the drums.

Order of Precedence: 15
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Military Word Of The Day
2 R NFLD R
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2nd Battalion, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment


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Today in Military History

February 1



1900:

Le Regiment du Saguenay: Dieu at Patrie (God and Cointry)


1910:

The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada: Ullamh (Ready)


1915:

VC won by Sgt Michael O'Leary, 1st Battalion, The Irish Guards (British Army), Cuinchy, France


1920:

The Dominion Police & NW Mounted Police amalgamated into RCMP


1944:

The Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is authorized


1952:

Vincent Massey appointed first Canadian born Governor-General of Canada


1968:

Effective Date - Act of Parliament for Unification of the Canadian Armed Forces




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