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Les Voltigeurs de Quebec



Armorial Description

An annulet vert edged and inscribed with the words "VOLTIGEURS DE QUEBEC" argent, centred upon the cross of the Order of St. Louis. Within the annulet, a representation of the Salaberry Arms. Touching the lower three arms of the cross, a ribbon argent bearing the motto FORCE A SUPERBE MERCY A FIOBLE gules. The whole is ensigned by the Royal Crown proper.


Official Abbreviation: VOLTIGEURS

Motto: Force A Superbe, Mercy A Foible (Violence to the strong, mercy to the weak)


Battle Honours (7)

Early History

    Canada du Nord-Ouest, 1885
First World War
    Mont-Sorrel
    Cote 70
    SOMME, 1916
    Ypres, 1917
    ARRAS, 1917
    AMIENS

Order of Precedence: 5
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Today in Military History

October 1



1870:

The Yukon field force reaches Dawson City


1916:

ANCRE HEIGHTS, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 11 Nov 1916)


1918:

VC won by Lt Milton Fowler Gregg, The Royal Canadian Regiment, Near Cambrai, France


1918:

VC won by Sgt William Merrifield, MM, 4th Battalion, CEF, Abancourt, France


1943:

MOTTA MONTECORVINO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 3 Oct 43)


1944:

THE SCHELDT, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 8 Nov 44)




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