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The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)
In the centre of a wreath of thistle and maple leaves, the crest of Viscount
Peel (on a wreath of the colours argent and azure, a demi lion rampant argent,
gorged with a collar azure charged with three bezants, and holding between the
paws a shuttle or) resting on a scroll bearing the motto AIR SON AR DUTHCHAIS
and ensigned by the Crown; below the wreath, a scroll inscribed with the
designation THE LORNE SCOTS (PEEL DUFFERIN AND HALTON REGT).
Official Abbreviation: The Lorne Scots
Motto: Air Son Ar Duthchais (For our heritage)
Battle Honours (12)
First World War
YPRES, 1915, '17
Second World War
PURSUIT TO MONS
ARRAS, 1917, '18
NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945
12 Chapel St.
Order of Precedence: 14
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Battle of Manzikert: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Empire at Manzikert.
Hundred Years' War: The military supremacy of the English longbow over the French combination of crossbow and armoured knights was established at the Battle of Crécy.
Joan of Arc enters Paris.
U.S. Civil War: The Second Battle of Bull Run begins.
Germany defeats Russia in Battle of Tannenberg.
The British Expeditionary Force briefly checked the German advance at Le Cateau.
SCARPE, 1918, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 30 Aug 18)
The first battle of ARRAS, 1918, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 3 Sept 18)
VC won by Lt Charles Smith Rutherford, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion, CEF, Monchy-le-Preux, France
The Soviet Union tests an ICBM.
Julius Caesar invades Britain.
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