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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

September 3



1260:

The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire.


1651:

English Civil War: Battle of Worcester - Charles I of England is defeated in the last main battle of the war.


1777:

The Flag of the United States flies in battle for the first time, at Cooch's Bridge in Maryland.


1783:

American Revolutionary War ends: Treaty of Paris - A treaty between the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain is signed in Paris, ending the war.


1798:

Weeklong battle of St. George's Caye begun between Spanish and British off the coast of Belize.


1855:

Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village killing 100 men, women, and children.


1861:

American Civil War: Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for Union assistance.


1912:

The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's): Deas Gu Cath (Ready for the fray)


1939:

World War 2 starts


1942:

ITALY, 1943, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 17 Aug 43)


1943:

ITALY, 1943-45, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 22 Apr 45)


1943:

LANDING AT REGGIO


1944:

CORIANO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 15 Sept 44)


1944:

MISANO RIDGE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 5 Sept 44)


1994:

Sino-Soviet Split: Russia and the People's Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other.


2006:

Pte William Cushley KIA


2006:

Sgt Shane Stachnik from 2 CER 23 Field SQ KIA


2006:

WO. Frank Melish KIA 1RCR C-Coy


2006:

WO. Richard Nolan KIA 1RCR C-Coy




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