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2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada
Superimposed on an eight pointed chipped star, an Irish harp; below the
harp a scroll inscribed with the motto FIOR GO BAS; ensigning the harp
and super- imposed upon the topmost point of the star, the Crown.
Official Abbreviation: 2 Irish R of C
Motto: Fior Go Bas (Faithful unto death)
Battle Honours (22)
First World War
Second World War
CANAL DU NORD
PURSUIT TO MONS
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1917-1918
NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1945
Quick March: Garry Owen
Slow March: Endearing Young Charms
333 Riverside Drive
Location of Sub Units: Sudbury, Ontario
The Royal Irish Regiment
St Patrick's Barracks, Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Location of Museums:
Order of Precedence: 46
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General Arthur Currie, future commander of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I, is born in Napperton, Ontario.
Abyssinia Crisis: Italian troops attack Wal Wal in Abyssinia, taking four days to capture the city.
THE MORO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 7 Dec 43)
Vietnam War: For his heroism in battle earlier in the year, Captain Roger Donlon of Saugerties, New York is awarded the first Medal of Honor of the war.
The Soviet Union signs a 'friendship treaty' with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
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