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2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada
Superimposed on an eight pointed chipped star, an Irish harp; below the
harp a scroll inscribed with the motto FIOR GO BAS; ensigning the harp
and super- imposed upon the topmost point of the star, the Crown.
Official Abbreviation: 2 Irish R of C
Motto: Fior Go Bas (Faithful unto death)
Battle Honours (22)
First World War
Second World War
CANAL DU NORD
PURSUIT TO MONS
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1917-1918
NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1945
Quick March: Garry Owen
Slow March: Endearing Young Charms
333 Riverside Drive
Location of Sub Units: Sudbury, Ontario
The Royal Irish Regiment
St Patrick's Barracks, Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Location of Museums:
Order of Precedence: 46
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Realizing their ship has became a target for an unseen U-boat, the crew of the Canadian Merchantman Lord Strathcona abandons ship just before torpedoes pierce her hull while laying at anchor off Conception Bay, Newfoundland.
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