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The Royal Regina Rifles



Armorial Description

A maltese Cross surmounted by a bar bearing the word CANADA with the Crown above; superimposed upon the cross an annulus inscribed THE REGINA RIFLE REGIMENT. On a shield within the annulus, the arms of the City of Regina (on the upper half a buffalo, on the lower half a sheaf of wheat); the arms of the cross inscribed with battle honours of the regiment selected to be borne on the badge.


Official Abbreviation: RRR

Motto: Celler et Audax (Swift and bold)

Battle Cry: 1-2-3 UP THE JOHNS!


Battle Honours (38)

First World War

    MOUNT SORREL
    YPRES, 1917
    Somme, 1916,'18
    PASSCHENDAELE
    FLERS-COURCELETTE
    AMIENS
    Thiepval
    Drocourt-Queant
    Ancre Heights
    Hindenburg Line
    ARRAS, 1917,'18
    Canal du Nord
    VIMY, 1917
    CAMBRAI, 1918
    Scarpe, 1917, '18
    PURSUIT TO MONS
    Hill 70
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-18
Second World War
    NORMANDY LANDING
    THESCHELDT
    BRETTEVILLE-LORGEUILLEUSE
    LEOPOLD CANAL
    CAEN
    Breskens Pocket
    THEORNE
    The Rhineland
    Bourguebus Ridge
    Waal Flats
    Faubourg de Vaucelles
    MOYLANDWOOD
    FALAISE
    The Rhine
    The Laison
    EMMERICH-HOCH ELTEN
    The Seine, 1944
    Deventer
    CALAIS, 1944
    North-West Europe, 1944-1945
Colonel-in-Chief: Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, GCVO

Authorized Marches:
Quick March: Lutzow's Wild Hunt
Double Past: Keel Row


Regimental Headquarters
THE ROYAL REGINA RIFLES
THE ARMOURY
1600 ELPHINSTONE STREET
REGINA SASKATCHEWAN S4T 3N1

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December 9



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1961:

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