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The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)



Armorial Description

Superimposed upon the Cross of St. Andrew, a wreath of sixteen maple leaves; within the wreath, three scrolls inscribed THE CANADIAN SCOTTISH; below the wreath, a scroll bearing the motto DEAS GU CATH; the whole surmounted by the Crown.


Official Abbreviation: C Scot R

Motto: Deas Gu Cath (Ready for the fray)


Battle Honours (39)

First World War

    YPRES, 1915,'17
    Gravenstafel
    ST. JULIEN
    FESTUBERT, 1915
    MOUNT SORREL
    SOMME, 1916
    Pozieres
    Thiepval
    Ancre Heights
    Arras, 1917,'18
    VIMY, 1917
    Arleux
    Scarpe, 1917,'18
    Hill 70
    PASSCHENDAELE
    AMIENS
    DROCOURT-QUEANT
    Hindenburg Line
    CANAL DU NORD
    Pursuit to Mons
    France and Flanders, 1915-18

    Honourary Distinction - Oak leaf shoulder badge
Second World War
    NORMANDY LANDING
    PUTOT-EN-BESSIN
    CAEN
    The Ome
    FALAISE
    The Laison
    Calais, 1944
    The Scheldt
    LEOPOLD CANAL
    Breskens Pocket
    THE RHINELAND
    Waal Flats
    MOYLAND WOOD
    The Rhine
    EMMERICH-HOCH ELTEN
    DEVENTER
    Wagenborgen
    North-West Europe, 1944-45
Colonel-in-Chief: Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra The Hon. Mrs Angus Ogilvy, GCVO, CD

Authorized Marches:
Quick March: Blue Bonnets Over the Border


Regimental Headquarters:
Bay Street Armoury
715 Bay Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 1R1
Options:
  1. Visit the Canadian Scottish Regiment Home Page (Official).
  2. Visit the Canadian Scottish Regiment Home Page (Unofficial).
Order of Precedence: 44
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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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