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The Lincoln and Welland Regiment
Within an annulus bearing the words LINCOLN & WELLAND, an escallop; below, a
scroll inscribed NON NOBIS SED PATRIAE; the whole surmounted by the Crown.
Official Abbreviation: Linc Welld R
Motto: Non Nobis Sed Patriae (Not for ourselves, but for our
Battle Honours (26)
First World War
YPRES, 1915, '17
Second World War
ARRAS, 1917, '18
PURSUIT TO MONS
The Seine, 1944
THE LOWER MAAS
NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945
Order of Precedence: 10
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The last invasion of Britain; the French at Fishguard
Battle of Ogdensburg
Private Osborne of the Northamptonshire Regiment, won the Victoria Cross during an action in the First Boer War, when he rescued a wounded man under very heavy fire.
British troops succeeded in capturing a number of Turkish trenches at Sanna-i-Yat in Mesopotamia. The Turks launched a vigorous counter-attack, and managed to retake part of the position. However, Sergeant Steele of the Seaforth Highlanders, assisted by another soldier, managed to position a machine-gun in an advantageous spot. Steele then manned the gun and for several hours was able to frustrate Turkish attempts to exploit their success. When finally another Turkish attack did break through, Steele managed to rally the British troops, and led them in a successful counter-attack of their own, during which he suffered a severe wound. His gallantry and leadership was recognised by the award of the Victoria Cross.
Harris appointed Commander in Chief, RAF Bomber Command
HMCS Weyburn sunk by U-118
HMCS Trentonian sunk by U-1004
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