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The Lincoln and Welland Regiment



Armorial Description

Within an annulus bearing the words LINCOLN & WELLAND, an escallop; below, a scroll inscribed NON NOBIS SED PATRIAE; the whole surmounted by the Crown.


Official Abbreviation: Linc Welld R

Motto: Non Nobis Sed Patriae (Not for ourselves, but for our country)


Battle Honours (26)

First World War

    YPRES, 1915, '17
    Festubert, 1915
    SOMME, 1916
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
    Hill 70
    AMIENS
    Hindenburg Line
    PURSUIT TO MONS
Second World War
    FALAISE
    Falaise Road
    THE LAISON
    Chambois
    The Seine, 1944
    MOERBRUGGE
    THE SCHELDT
    Breskens Pocket
    THE LOWER MAAS
    KAPELSCHE VEER
    THE RHINELAND
    THE HOCHENWALD
    Veen
    TWENTE CANAL
    Friesoythe
    Kusten Canal
    Bad Zwischenahn
    NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945

Order of Precedence: 10

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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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