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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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General Arthur Currie, future commander of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I, is born in Napperton, Ontario.
Abyssinia Crisis: Italian troops attack Wal Wal in Abyssinia, taking four days to capture the city.
THE MORO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 7 Dec 43)
Vietnam War: For his heroism in battle earlier in the year, Captain Roger Donlon of Saugerties, New York is awarded the first Medal of Honor of the war.
The Soviet Union signs a 'friendship treaty' with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
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