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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 3



1260:

The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire.


1651:

English Civil War: Battle of Worcester - Charles I of England is defeated in the last main battle of the war.


1777:

The Flag of the United States flies in battle for the first time, at Cooch's Bridge in Maryland.


1783:

American Revolutionary War ends: Treaty of Paris - A treaty between the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain is signed in Paris, ending the war.


1798:

Weeklong battle of St. George's Caye begun between Spanish and British off the coast of Belize.


1855:

Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village killing 100 men, women, and children.


1861:

American Civil War: Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for Union assistance.


1912:

The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's): Deas Gu Cath (Ready for the fray)


1939:

World War 2 starts


1942:

ITALY, 1943, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 17 Aug 43)


1943:

ITALY, 1943-45, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 22 Apr 45)


1943:

LANDING AT REGGIO


1944:

CORIANO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 15 Sept 44)


1944:

MISANO RIDGE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 5 Sept 44)


1994:

Sino-Soviet Split: Russia and the People's Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other.


2006:

Pte William Cushley KIA


2006:

Sgt Shane Stachnik from 2 CER 23 Field SQ KIA


2006:

WO. Frank Melish KIA 1RCR C-Coy


2006:

WO. Richard Nolan KIA 1RCR C-Coy




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