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The Algonquin Regiment



Armorial Description

Within an annulus inscribed THE ALGONQUIN REGIMENT, the head of a bull moose, facing dexter; below the head of a bull moose, the motto NE-KAH-NE-TAH; supporting the annulus, on either side, two maple leaves; below the annulus, a scroll inscribed CANADA the whole surmounted by the Crown.


Official Abbreviation: ALQ R

Motto: Ne-Kah-Ne-Tah (We lead, others follow)


Battle Honours (28)

First World War

    YPRES, 1915,'17
    HINDENBURG LINE
    FESTUBERT, 1915
    Epehy
    Arras, 1917
    ST. UENTIN CANAL
    Hill 70
    BEAUREVOIR
    SOMME, 1918
    CAMBRAI, 1918
    ST. QUENTIN
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915, 1917-18
    BAPAUME, 1918
Second World War
    Falaise
    THE LOWER MAAS
    FALAISE ROAD
    THE RHINELAND
    The Laison
    THE HOCHWALD
    Chambois
    VEEN
    THE SEINE, 1944
    KUSTEN CANAL
    MOERKERKE
    BAD ZWISCHENAHN
    THE SHCELDT
    North-West Europe, 1944-1945
    Breskens Pocket

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Today in Military History

December 10



1864:

U.S. Civil War: William Tecumseh Sherman reaches Savannah, Georgia, ending his "March to the Sea".


1898:

A treaty is signed in Paris that officially ends the Spanish-American War.


1939:

First Canadian Contingent sails from Halifax for England


1941:

Japanese forces land in the Philippines, capture Guam and sink the British ships HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse.


1943:

THE GULLY, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 19 Dec 43)


1945:

In Aurich, Germany, the trial of SS Brigadier Kurt Meyer on war crimes charges begins before a General Court Martial made up of front-line officers of the Canadian Army.


1949:

Chinese Civil War: The Red Army begins its siege of Chengdu, the last KMT-held city on mainland China. Chiang Kai-shek leaves for Taiwan.




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