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The Princess Louise Fusiliers



Armorial Description

A grenade with ninteen-pointed flame; on the ball of the grenade an annulus inscribed PRINCESS LOUISE FUSILIERS; on the lower curve, two maple leaves with stems crossed; within the annulus the coronet of a princess.


Official Abbreviation: PLF

Motto: Fideliter (Faithfully)


Battle Honours (16)

Early History

    NORTH-WEST CANADA 1885
    SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900
First World War
    SOMME, 1916
    YPRES, 1917
    AMIENS
    ARRAS, 1917
    HILL 70
Second World War
    Arnhem 1945 LIRI VALLEY
    MISANO RIDGE
    MELFA CROSSING
    ITALY, 1944-1945
    GOTHIC LINE
    CORIANO
    LAMONE CROSSING
    DELFZIJL POCKET
    NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1945

Order of Precedence: 22
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Today in Military History

August 24



1814:

British troops invade Washington, D.C. and burn down the White House and several other buildings.


1914:

German troops capture Namur.


1917:

VC won by A/Cpl Filip Konowal, 47th Battalion, CEF (formerly 77th Battalion, CEF), Hill 70, France


1929:

Turkey and Persia sign a friendship treaty.


1931:

France and the Soviet Union sign a neutrality treaty.


1939:

All leave cancelled for war


1942:

The Battle of the East Solomon Islands. Japanese aircraft carrier RYUHO is sunk


1944:

French and Allied troops commence the liberation of Paris.


1949:

Formation of NATO


1949:

The North Atlantic Treaty goes into effect. NATO is created.


1968:

France explodes its first hydrogen bomb, thus becoming the world's fifth nuclear power.


1991:

Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.


410:

The Visigoths under Alaric sack Rome for three days.




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