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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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airborne warning and control system


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Today in Military History

September 16



1916:

VC won by Pte John Chipman Kerr, 49th Battalion, CEF, Courceletee, France


1939:

Convoy HX-1 under escort from HMC Ships ST LAURENT & SAGUENAY departs Halifax for Britian. This convoy comprises the first 18 merchant ships of over 25,000 that would sail the Atlantic under RCN escort..... and so begins the Battle of Atlantic convoys.


1950:

NAKTONG BDIRGEHEAD, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 25 Sept 50)




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