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The Princess of Wales Own Regiment
The Prince of Wales' plume enfiled in the coronet of a princess, resting on a
waving scroll bearing the motto ICH DIEN. Surmounting the coronet, and shaded
by the tips of the drooping plume a circle with the regimental motto NUNQUAM
CEDE in relief. Above the circle a beaver, and within, the letters PWOR.
Official Abbreviation: PWOR
Motto: Nunquam Cede (Never Yield)
Battle Honours (19)
First World War
Honourary Distinction: The Badge of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
Highlanders with the year-dates 1944-1945 emblazoned on the Colours.
SOMME, 1916, '18
ARRAS, 1917, '18
Canal du Nord
PURSUIT TO MONS
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Order of Precedence: 8
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Battle of Manzikert: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Empire at Manzikert.
Hundred Years' War: The military supremacy of the English longbow over the French combination of crossbow and armoured knights was established at the Battle of Crécy.
Joan of Arc enters Paris.
U.S. Civil War: The Second Battle of Bull Run begins.
Germany defeats Russia in Battle of Tannenberg.
The British Expeditionary Force briefly checked the German advance at Le Cateau.
SCARPE, 1918, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 30 Aug 18)
The first battle of ARRAS, 1918, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 3 Sept 18)
VC won by Lt Charles Smith Rutherford, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion, CEF, Monchy-le-Preux, France
The Soviet Union tests an ICBM.
Julius Caesar invades Britain.
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