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The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)



Armorial Description

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
    HILL 70
    Festubert, 1915
    AMIENS
    MOUNT SORREL
    HINDENBURG LINE
    SOMME, 1916
    PURSUIT TO MONS
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
Second World War
    SICILY, 1943
    NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945
    ITALY, 1943-45

Regimental Headquarters:
12 Chapel St.
Brampton, Ontario
L6W 2H1
Order of Precedence: 14
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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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