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The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders



Armorial Description

Superimposed upon a background of thistle leaves and flowers the letters SDG; below, a raven on a rock superimposed upon a maple leaf. A half scroll to the left of the maple leaf inscried DILEAS; another to the right inscribed GU BAS; above, a semi-annulus inscribed GLENGARRY FENCIBLES, and surmounted by the Crown. The whole superimposed upon a St Andrew's cross.


Official Abbreviation: SD&G Highrs

Motto: Dileas Gu Bas (Faithful unto death)


Battle Honours (25)

First World War

    Hill 70
    Arras, 1918
    YPRES, 1917
    Hindenburg Line
    AMIENS
    PURSUIT TO MONS
Second World War
    NORMANDY LANDING
    Savojaards Plaat
    CAEN
    BRESKENS POCKET
    The Orne (Buron)
    THE RHINELAND
    Bourguebus Ridge
    Waal Flats
    Faubourg de Vaucelles
    THE HOCHWALD
    FALAISE
    THE RHINE
    The Laison
    Zutphen
    Chambois
    LEER
    BOULOGNE, 1944
    North-West Europe. 1944-45
    THE SCHELDT

Regimental Headquarters:
505 Fourth Street East
Cornwall, Ontario
K6H 2J7
Order of Precedence: 17
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Today in Military History

August 19



1745:

Jacobite Rising, Prince Charles Edward Stuart lands from a French warship in Glenfinnan, raises his standard, and marches on London - the start of the second Jacobite Rebellion, known as "the 45".


1812:

War of 1812: American frigate USS CONSTITUTION defeats the British frigate HMS GUERRIERE off the coast of Nova Scotia. The British shot is said to have bounced off CONSTITUTION's sides, earning her the nickname "Old Ironsides".


1914:

Kaiser's alleged order for the destruction of "General French's contemptible little army."


1915:

British forces total 3,825,000 including Colonial troops


1942:

DIEPPE


1942:

VC won by A/Capt John Weir Foote, ED, DD, Canadian Chaplain Services attached to The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, Dieppe, France


1942:

VC won by Lt. Col. Charles Cecil Merritt, The South Saskatchewan Regiment, Dieppe, France


1942:

World War II: Operation Jubilee - The 2nd Canadian Infantry Division leads an allied forces amphibious assault on Dieppe, France.


1945:

Indochina Conflict: Viet Minh led by Ho Chi Minh take power in Hanoi, Vietnam


1981:

First Gulf of Sidra Incident: Two Libyan Su-22 fighters engaged two US F-14 Tomcats off the Libyan coast. The Libyan fighters were destroyed by the F-14's.




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