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The Lanark and Renfew Scottish Regiment



Armorial Description

In the centre of the star of the Order of the Thistle an oval annulus inscribed with the motto of the order NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT; within the annulus a double-headed crowned displayed eagle holding in its right talon the bell of Saint Kentigern; entwined through the base of the annulus is a scroll inscribed with the motto FAC ET SPERA; on the right side of the annulus a spray of thistle and on the left side a spray of maple, the stems of the sprays are crossed and knotted below the base of the annulus; above the annulus a scroll with the badge of the heir apparent superimposed upon the centre fold and the title of the regiment inscribed on either side LANARK & - RENFEW; below the crossed stems a beaver resting on the centre fold of a scroll which is inscribed SCOTTIST - CANADA - REGIMENT.


Official Abbreviation: L & R Scot R

Motto: Fac et Spera (Do and hope)


Battle Honours

First World War

    SOMME, 1916
    AMIENS
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
    Hindenburg Line
    Ypres, 1917
    PURSUIT TO MONS
Second World War
    CORIANO
    NAVIGLIO CANAL
    MISANO RIDGE
    ITALY, 1944-1945
    CASALE

Regimental Headquarters:
The Armoury
177 Victoria St.
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 4K2
Order of Precedence: 16
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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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