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The Princess of Wales Own Regiment
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)
First World War
Honourary Distinction: The Badge of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
Highlanders with the year-dates 1944-1945 emblazoned on the Colours.
SOMME, 1916, '18
ARRAS, 1917, '18
Canal du Nord
PURSUIT TO MONS
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Order of Precedence: 8
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General Arthur Currie, future commander of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I, is born in Napperton, Ontario.
Abyssinia Crisis: Italian troops attack Wal Wal in Abyssinia, taking four days to capture the city.
THE MORO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 7 Dec 43)
Vietnam War: For his heroism in battle earlier in the year, Captain Roger Donlon of Saugerties, New York is awarded the first Medal of Honor of the war.
The Soviet Union signs a 'friendship treaty' with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
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