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The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada
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
Second World War
ARRAS, 1917, '18
PURSUIT TO MONS
THE ORNE (BURON)
Faubourg de Vaucelles
North-West Europe, 1944-1945
Order of Precedence: 12
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General Arthur Currie, future commander of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I, is born in Napperton, Ontario.
Abyssinia Crisis: Italian troops attack Wal Wal in Abyssinia, taking four days to capture the city.
THE MORO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 7 Dec 43)
Vietnam War: For his heroism in battle earlier in the year, Captain Roger Donlon of Saugerties, New York is awarded the first Medal of Honor of the war.
The Soviet Union signs a 'friendship treaty' with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
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