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Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke



Armorial Description

A grenade with the Crown superimposed upon the ball within an annulus inscribed LES FUSILIERS DE SHERBROOKE, surmounted by a beaver and super- imposed upon a maple leaf; the whole resting on a scroll inscribed DROIT AU BUT.


Official Abbreviation: Fus de Sher

Motto: Droit au But (To the point)


Battle Honours (23)

First World War

    AMIENS
Second World War
    D'EBARQUEMENT EN NORMANDIE
    Anvers-Canal de Tumhout
    AUTHIE
    L'ESCAUT
    CAEN
    Meuse inferieure
    L'Ome
    LA RHTNANIE
    COTE DE BOURGUEBUS
    Le Hochwald
    Faubourg de Vaucelles
    XANTEN
    Saint-Andre-sure
    LE RHIN
    FALAISE
    Emmerich-Hoch Elton
    Route de la Falaise
    ZUTPHEN
    Clair Tizon
    Deventer
    La Laison
    Nord-Ouest de l'Europe, 1944-1945
Colonel-in-Chief: None

Authorized Marches:
Quick March: The Queen City

Location of Sub Units: Sherbrooke and Granby, Quebec

Alliances:

    The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment
    Topshom Barracks
    Exeter, England

Order of Precedence: 42
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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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