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The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
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
Second World War
CANAL DU NORD
Pursuit to Mons
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Colonel-in-Chief: Field Marshal His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh
KG, PC, KT, OM, GBE, QSO, CD
VERRITRES RIDGE -- TILLY-LA-CAMPAGNE
FORET DE LA LONDE
North-West Europe, 1942,1944-1945
Quick March: The Piobaireachd of Donald Dhu and The March of the Cameron Men
969 St. Matthew Avenue
Order of Precedence: 39
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The last invasion of Britain; the French at Fishguard
Battle of Ogdensburg
Private Osborne of the Northamptonshire Regiment, won the Victoria Cross during an action in the First Boer War, when he rescued a wounded man under very heavy fire.
British troops succeeded in capturing a number of Turkish trenches at Sanna-i-Yat in Mesopotamia. The Turks launched a vigorous counter-attack, and managed to retake part of the position. However, Sergeant Steele of the Seaforth Highlanders, assisted by another soldier, managed to position a machine-gun in an advantageous spot. Steele then manned the gun and for several hours was able to frustrate Turkish attempts to exploit their success. When finally another Turkish attack did break through, Steele managed to rally the British troops, and led them in a successful counter-attack of their own, during which he suffered a severe wound. His gallantry and leadership was recognised by the award of the Victoria Cross.
Harris appointed Commander in Chief, RAF Bomber Command
HMCS Weyburn sunk by U-118
HMCS Trentonian sunk by U-1004
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