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The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada



Armorial Description

A grenade fired proper, with the monogram HF, the flame surmounted by the Royal Crown proper, superimposed on the cross of St. Andrew. At the base of the grenade is a motto ribbon bearing the word CANADA. The whole is embellished by a glory.


Official Abbreviation: RHFC

Motto: Defence, not Defiance


Battle Honours (28)

First World War

    MOUNT SORREL
    YPRES, 1917
    SOMME, 1916
    AMIENS
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
    HINDENBURG LINE
    HILL 70
    PURSUIT TO MONS
Second World War
    NORMANDY LANDING
    THE SCHELDT
    CAEN
    Savojaards Platt
    THE ORNE (BURON)
    Breskens Pocket
    BOURGUEBUS RIDGE
    THE RHINELAND
    Faubourg de Vaucelles
    Waal Flats
    FALAISE
    The Hochwald
    THE LAISON
    Chambois
    Zutphen
    BOULOGNE, 1944
    Leer
    Calais, 1944
    North-West Europe, 1944-1945

Regimental Headquarters:
The Armoury
Mill St.
Cambridge, Ontario
N1R 3P1
Order of Precedence: 12
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Today in Military History

August 25



1537:

The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed.


1580:

Battle of Alcantara. Spain defeats Portugal.


1920:

Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, started on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.


1942:

Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea


1944:

GOTHIC LINE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 2 Sept 44)


1944:

The Allies liberate Paris




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