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The Grey and Simcoe Foresters



Armorial Description

A Maltese Cross surmounted by the Crown; in the centre a circular medallion bearing a stag lodged on the ground, within a wreath of maple leaves; on the lwft arm of the Cross and upon the left branch of the wreath a half scroll inscribed GREY &; on the right arm of the cross and right branch of the wreath, a half scroll inscribed SIMCOE, below the Cross a scroll inscribed FORESTERS.


Official Abbreviation: Grey & Sim For

Motto: Tenacious and Versitile


Battle Honours (7)

Early History

    NORTH-WEST CANADA, 1885
First World War
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
    AMIENS
    Hill 70
    HINDENBURG LINE
    YPRES, 1917
    PURSUIT TO MONS

Order of Precedence: 13
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Today in Military History

December 9



1824:

Battle of Ayacucho - Peru defeats Spain


1835:

The Army of the Republic of Texas captures San Antonio


1861:

Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War created by the U.S. Congress


1937:

Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Nanjing begins.


1940:

World War II: British Army attacks Italian forces in North Africa.


1941:

China and Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea declares war on Germany, and Italy.


1944:

British Eigth Army suspends offensive in Italy


1945:

American General George S. Patton is injured in an automobile crash in occupied Germany. He dies twelve days later.


1946:

The Trials of War Criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals began with the Doctors' Trial, the trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity began for medical researchers involved in the horrors of Nazi human experimentation.


1961:

Adolf Eichmann found guilty of war crimes in Israel.


1992:

US Marines land in Somalia




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