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The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada



Armorial Description

The figure of St. Andrew holding in his arms a Cross, enclosed by a wreath of thistles and leaves; across the lower part of the wreath are scrolls inscribed QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA.


Official Abbreviation: Camerons of C

Motto: Ullamh (Ready)


Battle Honours (37)

First World War

    YPRES, 1915,'17
    PASSCHENDAELE
    Festubert, 1915
    AMIENS
    MOUNTSORREL
    Scarpe,1918
    SOMME, 1916
    Drocourt-Queant
    Flers-Courcelette
    Hindenburg Line
    ANCRE HEIGHTS
    CANAL DU NORD
    ARRAS, 1917,18
    Cambrai, 1918
    VIMY, 1917
    Pursuit to Mons
    Hill 70
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Second World War
    DIEPPE
    The Scheldt
    Bourguebus Ridge
    WOENSDRECHT
    ST. ANDRT-SUR-ORNE
    South Beveland
    VERRITRES RIDGE -- TILLY-LA-CAMPAGNE
    THE RHINELAND
    THE HOCHWALD
    FALAISE
    XANTEN
    Falaise Road
    The Rhine
    The Laison
    Groningen
    FORET DE LA LONDE
    Oldenburg
    DUNKIRK, 1944
    North-West Europe, 1942,1944-1945
Colonel-in-Chief: Field Marshal His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh KG, PC, KT, OM, GBE, QSO, CD

Authorized Marches:
Quick March: The Piobaireachd of Donald Dhu and The March of the Cameron Men

Regimental Headquarters:
Minto Armoury
969 St. Matthew Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3G OJ7


Order of Precedence: 39
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Today in Military History

September 18



1759:

Quebec surrendered to the British, following Wolfe's victory at the Plain of Abraham on 13 September, sounding the death knell for a French presence in Canada.


1931:

Japanese invade Manchuria, occupying Mukden, Changchun and Kirin (Mukden Incident)


1944:

SAN FORTUNATO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 20 Sept 44)


1944:

Several "Canloan" officers serving with the 1st Air Landing Brigade are killed in the defense of the recently captured bridgehead at Arnheim, Holland.




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