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The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

QOR Cap Badge

Armorial Description

The Arabic numberal 2 encircled by a scroll inscribed QUEEN'S OWN RIFLES OF CANADA the scroll surmounted by the Crown. Joined to the base of the scroll and clasped with a bucklem, a ribbon scroll bearing the motto IN PACE PARATUS. The whole superimposed on a maple leaf.


Official Abbreviation: QOR of C

Motto: In Pace Paratus (In peace prepared)


Battle Honours (43)

Early History

    NORTH-WEST CANADA, 1885
    SOUTH AFRICA, 1898-1900
First World War
    Ypres, 1915, '17
    Arleux
    Gravenstafel
    Scarpe, 1917, '18
    ST. JULIEN
    HILL 70
    Festubert, 1915
    PASSCHENDAELE
    MOUNT SORREL
    AMIENS
    SOMME, 1916
    Drocourt-Queant
    Pozieres
    Hindenburg Line
    FLEURS-COURCELETTE
    CANAL DU NORD
    Ancre Heights
    PURSUIT TO MONS
    Arras, 1917, '18
    France and Flanders, 1915-1918
    VIMY, 1917
Second World War
    NORMANDY LANDING
    Calais, 1944
    LE MESNIL-PATRY
    THE SCHELDT
    CAEN
    Breskens Pocket
    Carpiquet
    THE RHINELAND
    BOURGUEBUS RIDGE
    Waal Flats
    Faubourg de Vaucelles
    THEHOCHWALD
    FALAISE
    THE RHINE
    Quesnay Wood
    Emmerich-Hoch Elten
    The Laison
    Deventer
    BOULOGNE, 1944
    North-West Europe 1944-1945
Colonel-in-Chief: HRH Princess Alexandra

Authorized Marches:
Quick March: The Buffs
Double Past: Money Musk

Regimental Headquarters:
The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
Moss Park Armoury
130 Queen St E.
Toronto, Ontario
M5A 1R9


Order of Precedence: 3

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