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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
PRes
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The Primary Reserve: The most active, visual part of the Reserve Force. Frequently, but improperly called The Militia.


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