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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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American Civil War: Union forces led by General William T. Sherman launch an assault on Atlanta, Georgia, defended by troops under Confederate General John Bell Hood.
Great Britain, Russia and France form the Triple Entente alliance.
Canadian casualties to date: 27,212 wounded, 8,644 dead, 2,005 missing
Nazi Germany mounts a staged attack on Gleiwitz radio station, giving them an pretext to attack Poland the following day, starting World War II.
The Royal Canadian Dental Corps is authorized
Canada sends 750 troops to Somalia
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