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The Royal Newfoundland Regiment
A caribou head, within a wreath of laurel leaves surmounted by the
Crown; below, and supporting the wreath, a scroll inscribed ROYAL
NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT, mounted on a claret background.
Official Abbreviation: R Nfld R
Motto (Unofficial): Better Than the Best
Battle Honours (16)
First World War
Colonel-in-Chief: Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, The Princess
France and Flanders, 1916-18
ALBERT (BEAUMONT HAMEL), 1916
Quick March: The Banks of Newfoundland
St john's, Newfoundland
Location of Sub Units:
HQ, A Company, Band
St. john's, Nfld
HQ, B Company, Band
Grand Falls, Nfld
Corner Brook, Nfld
The Royal Scots (The Royal Regirnent)
The Royal New South Wales Regiment
New South Wales, Australia
Order of Precedence: 48
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The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed.
Battle of Alcantara. Spain defeats Portugal.
Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, started on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.
Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea
GOTHIC LINE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 2 Sept 44)
The Allies liberate Paris
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