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The Princess of Wales Own Regiment

Armorial Description

The Prince of Wales' plume enfiled in the coronet of a princess, resting on a waving scroll bearing the motto ICH DIEN. Surmounting the coronet, and shaded by the tips of the drooping plume a circle with the regimental motto NUNQUAM CEDE in relief. Above the circle a beaver, and within, the letters PWOR.

Official Abbreviation: PWOR

Motto: Nunquam Cede (Never Yield)

Battle Honours (19)

Early History

    SOUTH AFRICA, 1900
First World War
    Mount Sorrel
    SOMME, 1916, '18
    Scarpe, 1918
    Ancre Heights
    Hindenburg Line
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
    Canal du Nord
    VIMY, 1917
    CAMBRAI, 1918
    KILL 70
    Ypres, 1917
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Honourary Distinction: The Badge of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders with the year-dates 1944-1945 emblazoned on the Colours.
Order of Precedence: 8
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Today in Military History

October 26


Battle of Chateauguay


Second battle of PASSCHENDAELE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 10 Nov 17)


VC won by Capt Christopher Patrick John OKelly, 52nd Battalion, CEF, Passchendaele, Belgium


VC won by Lt Robert Shankland, DCM, 43rd Battalion, CEF, Passchendaele, Belgium


VC won by Pte Thomas William Holmes, 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion, CEF, Passchendaele, Belgium

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