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The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)



Armorial Description

Superimposed upon the Cross of St. Andrew, a wreath of sixteen maple leaves; within the wreath, three scrolls inscribed THE CANADIAN SCOTTISH; below the wreath, a scroll bearing the motto DEAS GU CATH; the whole surmounted by the Crown.


Official Abbreviation: C Scot R

Motto: Deas Gu Cath (Ready for the fray)


Battle Honours (39)

First World War

    YPRES, 1915,'17
    Gravenstafel
    ST. JULIEN
    FESTUBERT, 1915
    MOUNT SORREL
    SOMME, 1916
    Pozieres
    Thiepval
    Ancre Heights
    Arras, 1917,'18
    VIMY, 1917
    Arleux
    Scarpe, 1917,'18
    Hill 70
    PASSCHENDAELE
    AMIENS
    DROCOURT-QUEANT
    Hindenburg Line
    CANAL DU NORD
    Pursuit to Mons
    France and Flanders, 1915-18

    Honourary Distinction - Oak leaf shoulder badge
Second World War
    NORMANDY LANDING
    PUTOT-EN-BESSIN
    CAEN
    The Ome
    FALAISE
    The Laison
    Calais, 1944
    The Scheldt
    LEOPOLD CANAL
    Breskens Pocket
    THE RHINELAND
    Waal Flats
    MOYLAND WOOD
    The Rhine
    EMMERICH-HOCH ELTEN
    DEVENTER
    Wagenborgen
    North-West Europe, 1944-45
Colonel-in-Chief: Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra The Hon. Mrs Angus Ogilvy, GCVO, CD

Authorized Marches:
Quick March: Blue Bonnets Over the Border


Regimental Headquarters:
Bay Street Armoury
715 Bay Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 1R1
Options:
  1. Visit the Canadian Scottish Regiment Home Page (Official).
  2. Visit the Canadian Scottish Regiment Home Page (Unofficial).
Order of Precedence: 44
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Today in Military History

February 8



1894:

William Avery 'Billy' Bishop, VC, fighter ace & father of the RCAF, is born in Owen Sound, ON.


1943:

The Italian Submarine Avorio is cornered and sunk by HMCS REGINA in the Mediterranean.


1945:

Operation Veritable, Canadian and British troops launch offensive near Nijmegen to capture Reichwald area


1945:

THE REICHSWALD, effective dates for battle honour to begin


1945:

THE RHINELAND, effective dates for battle honour to begin (to 10 Mar 45)




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