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Royal 22e Regiment



Armorial Description

A beaver, standing on a log inscribed JE ME SOUVIENS; superimposed on the side of the beaver an annulus inscribed REGIMENT CANADIEN FRANCAIS; within the annulus a shield bearing the old coat of arms of the province of Quebec; superimposed on the annulus below the shield is the Arabic numerals 22; the whole surmounted by the Royal Crown.


Official Abbreviation: R 22e R

Motto: Je me souviens (I remember)


Battle Honours (43)

First World War

    MOUNT SORREL
    Cote 70
    SOMME 1916, '18
    YPRES, 1917
    FLERS-COURCELETTE
    PASSCHENDAELE
    Thiepval
    AMIENS
    Les Hauteurs d'Ancre
    Ligne Hindenburg
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
    Canal du Nord
    VIMY, 1917
    CAMBRAI, 1918
    Arleux
    Poursuite a Mons
    Scarpe, 1917, '18
    FRANCE ET FLANDRES, 1915-18
Second World War
    Debarquement en Sicile
    Vallee de la Liri
    Valguarnera
    LIGNE HITLER
    Adrano
    LIGNE GOTHIC
    CATENANUOVA
    Borgo Santa Maria
    SICILE, 1943
    TRAVERSEE DE LA LAMONE
    Debarquement a Reggio
    Ligne Rimini
    Potenza
    San Martino-San Lorenzo
    Le Sangro
    SAN FORTUNATO
    CASA BERARDI
    Cesena
    Torre Mucchio
    ITALIE, 1943-45
    Cassino II
    APPELDOORN
    Ligne Gustav
    NORD-OUEST DE L'EUROPE 1945
Korea
    COREE, 1951-1953

Order of Precedence: 3

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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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