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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

February 1



1900:

Le Regiment du Saguenay: Dieu at Patrie (God and Cointry)


1910:

The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada: Ullamh (Ready)


1915:

VC won by Sgt Michael O'Leary, 1st Battalion, The Irish Guards (British Army), Cuinchy, France


1920:

The Dominion Police & NW Mounted Police amalgamated into RCMP


1944:

The Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is authorized


1952:

Vincent Massey appointed first Canadian born Governor-General of Canada


1968:

Effective Date - Act of Parliament for Unification of the Canadian Armed Forces




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