The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)
In the centre of a wreath of thistle and maple leaves, the crest of Viscount
Peel (on a wreath of the colours argent and azure, a demi lion rampant argent,
gorged with a collar azure charged with three bezants, and holding between the
paws a shuttle or) resting on a scroll bearing the motto AIR SON AR DUTHCHAIS
and ensigned by the Crown; below the wreath, a scroll inscribed with the
designation THE LORNE SCOTS (PEEL DUFFERIN AND HALTON REGT).
Official Abbreviation: The Lorne Scots
Motto: Air Son Ar Duthchais (For our heritage)
Battle Honours (12)
First World War
YPRES, 1915, '17
Second World War
PURSUIT TO MONS
ARRAS, 1917, '18
NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945
12 Chapel St.
Order of Precedence: 14
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