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The Royal New Brunswick Regiment


Armorial Description

Superimposed on the centre of a circular scroll bearing the designation ROYAL NEW BRUNSWICK REGIMENT, the arms of the Province of New Brunswick (i.e.: or, an ancient galley, or lymphad, the sails unfurled, oars in action on the sea all proper, the flags and pennant gules; on a chief gules; a lion passant guardant, or) over the base of the circular scroll a second scroll inscribed with the motto SPEM REDUXIT; the whole surmounted by the Crown.


Official Abbreviation: RNBR

Motto: Spem Reduxit (Hope Restored)


Battle Honours (70)

Early History

    SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900, 1902
First World War
    YPRES, 1915,'17
    Scarpe, 1917,'18
    FESTUBERT, 1915
    HILL 70
    Mount Sorrel
    PASSCHENDAELE
    SOMME, 1916,'18
    AMIENS
    Flers-Courcelette
    Drocourt-Queant
    Thiepval
    HINDENBURG LINE
    Ancre Heights
    Canal du Nord
    Ancre, 1916
    CAMBRAI, 1918
    ARRAS, 1917,'18 Valenciennes
    VIMY, 1917
    France and Flanders, 1915-18
    Arleux
Second World War
    LANDING IN SICILY
    Falaise
    Valguarnera
    Falaise Road
    Sicily, 1943
    Quesnay Wood
    LANDING AT REGGIO
    The Laison
    Gambatesa
    Chambois
    The Sangro
    The Seine, 1944
    The Gully
    Moerbrugge
    POINT 59
    BOULOGNE, 1944
    Cassino II
    Calais, 1944
    Gustav Line
    Moerkerke
    Liri Valley
    THE SCHELDT
    HITLER LINE
    Breskens Pocket
    Melfa Crossing
    The Lower Maas
    Gothic Line
    Kepelsche Veer
    Lamone Crossing
    The Rhineland
    Rimini Line
    Waal Flats
    San Fortunato
    The Hockwald
    NAVIGLIO CANAL
    THE RHINE
    Italy, 1943-45
    Emmerich - Hoch Elten
    NORMANDY LANDING
    Zutphen
    Caen
    Apeldoorn
    CARPIQUET
    Kusten Canal
    Bourguebus Ridge
    Bad Zwischenahn
    Faubourg de Vaucelles
    North-West Europe, 1944-45

Order of Precedence: 23
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Today in Military History

February 28



1337:

Sir Andrew Murray, the Guardian of Scotland, took advantage of Edward III's distraction by the French threat to his Gascon possessions, and spent the month of February eliminating English garrisons in northern Scotland. The last day of the month saw St Andrews fall after a three-week siege, which had seen its walls assailed by "Buster", a formidable siege engine.


1579:

Francis Drake, on his extended raiding circumnavigation of the world in the Golden Hind, captured the Spanish Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion off the Ecuadorian coast, carrying 26 tons of silver.


1704:

Indians from Canada attack Deerfield, killing 40, and kidnapping 100.


1712:

Louis-Joseph, Marquis de Montcalm-Grozon (de Saint-Véran) 1712-1759


1838:

Robert Nelson 1794-1873 raids Lower Canada from Vermont with Cyrille Côté proclaims republic; stopped by militia.


1847:

US defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento.


1900:

Relief of Ladysmith


1915:

Troops from Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry engage in one of the war's first trench raids. One hundred of the Patricias set out in the hours before dawn to capture and destroy a German sap trench. They suffer 20 casualties for this effort, but the enemy trench is destroyed. As the war progresses the Canadians will become particularly adept at the trench raid.


1933:

Emergency decree suspends civil liberties in Germany


1942:

Japanese Navy sinks two more Allied ships on the second day of the Battle of Java Sea; Japanese land on the island of Java, the last Allied bastion in the Dutch East Indies.


1943:

Nine Norwegian commandos sabotage German heavy water installations near Ryukan; part of German A-Bomb research


1944:

German counter-attack against Anzio beachhead


1991:

US and allied forces cease fire at 8 am Kuwait time, after 42 days of the Gulf War; Iraq tells its army to stop fighting.




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