The Royal Westminster Regiment

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The Royal Westminster Regiment
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Regimental HQ: New Westminster, B.C.
Colonel in Chief: The Duke of Westminster, Col Gerald Grosvnor
Regimental Birthday:
Current Role: Reserve infantry battalion.

The Royal Westminster Regiment is Canada's fortieth most senior Reserve Infantry regiment, and comprises of one battalion serving as part of the Land Force Reserve.

Current Information

Location: New Westminster, BC

Mailing Address:
The Armoury
530 Queens Avenue
New Westminster, BC
V3L 1K3

Telephone Number: New Westminster: 604-666-4282, Aldergrove: 604-857-9434

Motto

Pro Rege et Patria (Latin: For King and Country)

Authorized Marches

Quick March

The Maple Leaf Forever


Armorial Description

On a demi sun resting on a scroll inscribed The Royal Westrninster Regiment, a maple leaf surcharged with a beaver ensigned with the imperial crown and resting on a scroll inscribed PRO REGE ET PATRIA.

Regimental Alliances

The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
HM Tower of London
London, England

Location of Sub Units

Headquarters, A Company, Band
New Westminster, BC
B Company
Aldergrove, BC

Regimental Museum

Regimental Museum
The Armoury
New Westminster, B.C.

Battle Honours (28)

Battle Honours presented in all caps are emblazoned on the Regimental Colour of each Battalion of the Regiment.

First World War

Mount Sorrel
SOMME, 1916
Ancre Heights
Ancre, 1916
ARRAS, 1917,'18
VIMY, 1917
HILL 70
YPRES, 1917
PASSCHENDAELE
AMIENS
Scarpe,1918
DROCOURT-QUTANT
Hindenburg Line
CANAL DU NORD
VALENCIENNES
France and Flanders, 1916-18

Second World War

Liri Valley
MELFA CROSSING
GOTHIC LINE
CORIANO
LAMONE CROSSING
MISANO RIDGE
Casale
NAVIGLIO CANAL
ITALY, 1944-1945
IJSSELMEER
DELFZIJL POCKET
NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1945

External Links

The Official Royal Westminster Regiment Web Site