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The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment
A maple leaf charged with a beaver, encircled by an annulus, inscribed THE LAKE
SUPERIOR SCOTTISH REGIMENT and surmounted by the Crown; below a scroll
inscribed INTER PERICULA INTREPIDI; on each side of the annulus, six maple
Official Abbreviation: Lake Sup Scot R
Motto: Inter Pericula Intrepidi (Fearless in the face of danger)
Battle Honours (34)
First World War
Second World War
Canal du Nord
France and Flanders, 1915-1918
THE LOWER MAAS
NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945
Authorized March: The Highland Laddie
317 Park Ave.
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Honourary Colonel: Colonel P.R. "Jerry" Cook,OStJ,CD
Honourary Lieutenant-Colonel: Lieutenant-Colonel Catherine Paterson,DStJ,DStL
Commanding Officer: Major Donald P.M. Strang,CD
Regimental Sergeant-Major: Master Warrant Officer David J. Coffey,CD
The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment perpetuates the following Regiments:
The Provisional Battalion of Rifles
96th District of Algoma Battalion of Rifles
96th Algoma Rifles
96th The Lake Superior Regiment
52nd, 94th and 141st Battaions, CEF
The Lake Superior Regiment (Motor)
The Regiment was raised 30 Apr 1885 and designated
The Provisional Battalion of Rifles at Port Arthur, Ontario. It was
redesignated the 96th District of Algoma Battalion of Rifles 29 Apr 1887.
On 3 Jul 1904 is was renamed the 96th Lake Superior Regiment and
redesignated The Lake Superior Regiment 15 Mar 1920. 26 Jan 1943 it became
The Lake Superior Regiment (Motor) and on 29 Jun 1949 it was granted
approval to become "Scottish", being called The Lake Superior Scottish
Regiment (Motor), and 11 Apr 1958 it adopted its present title, The Lake
Superior Scottish Regiment. During World War I it sent drafts of over 400
soldiers each to the 8th and 28th Battalions, CEF, raised the 52nd, 94th,
and 141st Battalions, the latter two being reinforcement Battalions for
"The Fighting 52nd".
The LSSR's Colours
Order of Precedence: 33
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