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The Lanark and Renfew Scottish Regiment
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)
First World War
Second World War
ARRAS, 1917, '18
PURSUIT TO MONS
177 Victoria St.
Order of Precedence: 16
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