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The Governor General's Horse Guards


Official Abbreviation: GGHG

Motto: Nulli Secundus (second to none) or Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense (Evil to those who think it)

Battle Honors (28) (Battle honors in Bold are emblazoned on the Standard)

Early History (2)
North West Canada, 1885
South Africa, 1900

World War 1 (17)
Mount Sorrel
Somme, 1916
Flers-Courcelette
Ancre Heights
Arras, 1917-18
Vimy, 1917
Hill 70
Ypres, 1917
Passhendaele
Amiens
Scarpe, 1918
Hindenburg Line
Canal Du Nord
Cambrai, 1918
Valenciennes
Sambre
France and Flanders 1915-18

World War 2 (9)
Liri Valley
Melfa Crossing
Gothic Line
Lamone Crossing
Misano Ridge
Fosso Munio
Italy 1944-45
Ijsselmeer
North-west Europe 1945

Other Info: Only unit in Canada with a standard

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Today in Military History

September 26



1914:

Indian troops land at Marseilles


1916:

THIEPVAL, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 29 Sept 17)


1917:

POLYGON WOOD, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 3 Oct 17)


1917:

Sgt John Dwyer, 4 MG Coy, Royal Austarlian Army, awarded the VC for his actions during the third Battle of Ypres, Belgium.




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