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The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)



Armorial Description

Within a wreath of thistles on an outline of a maple leaf a leopards head full face, on a wreath an annulus inscribed ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND CANADA; the Crown is superimposed at the top of the annulus, and reflexed over and under the base of the annulus a scroll bearing the motto ALBAINN GU BRATH.


Official Abbreviation: A & SH of C

Motto: Albainn Gu Brath (Scotland forever)


Battle Honours (34)

First World War

    Mount Sorrel
    PASSCHENDAELE
    SOMME, 1916,'18
    AMIENS
    Flers-Courcelette
    Scarpe, 1918
    Thiepval
    DROCOURT-QUEANT
    Ancre Heights
    HINDENBURG LINE
    ARRAS, 1917,'18
    Canal du Nord
    VIMY, 1917
    Cambrai, 1918
    Hill 70
    PURSUIT TO MONS
    YPRES, 1917
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Second World War
    FALAISE
    Kapelsche Veer
    Falaise Road
    THE RHINELAND
    St. Lambert-sur-Dives
    THE HOCHWALD
    THE SEINE, 1944
    Veen
    MOERBRUGGE
    FRIESOYTHE
    THE SCHELDT
    KUSTEN CANAL
    Breskens Pocket
    Bad Zwischenahn
    THE LOWER MAAS
    NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945

Regimental Headquarters:
200 James Street North
Hamilton, Ontario
L8R 2L1
Order of Precedence: 33
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Today in Military History

February 21



1796:

John Graves Simcoe proposed the "military street'' as a strategic route to help protect Upper Canada from American invasion. We know it as the longest street in the world, Toronto's Yonge Street, whose completion was announced today in history


1916:

The battle of Verdun begins


1919:

PPCLI presented with Wreath of Laurel by Lady Patricia Ramsey at Bramshot Camp, England


1945:

German resistance in Moyland Wood collapses after a week of fighting. The next objective for 1st Canadian Army will be the defences in the forests of the Hochwald.


1951:

A nine-man patrol from Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry comes under fire in Korea. They are the first Canadian troops to be fired upon by the enemy in this United Nations "police action". No casualties are reported.




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