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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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British troops invade Washington, D.C. and burn down the White House and several other buildings.
German troops capture Namur.
VC won by A/Cpl Filip Konowal, 47th Battalion, CEF (formerly 77th Battalion, CEF), Hill 70, France
Turkey and Persia sign a friendship treaty.
France and the Soviet Union sign a neutrality treaty.
All leave cancelled for war
The Battle of the East Solomon Islands. Japanese aircraft carrier RYUHO is sunk
French and Allied troops commence the liberation of Paris.
Formation of NATO
The North Atlantic Treaty goes into effect. NATO is created.
France explodes its first hydrogen bomb, thus becoming the world's fifth nuclear power.
Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.
The Visigoths under Alaric sack Rome for three days.
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