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The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)
In the centre of a wreath of thistle and maple leaves, the crest of Viscount
Peel (on a wreath of the colours argent and azure, a demi lion rampant argent,
gorged with a collar azure charged with three bezants, and holding between the
paws a shuttle or) resting on a scroll bearing the motto AIR SON AR DUTHCHAIS
and ensigned by the Crown; below the wreath, a scroll inscribed with the
designation THE LORNE SCOTS (PEEL DUFFERIN AND HALTON REGT).
Official Abbreviation: The Lorne Scots
Motto: Air Son Ar Duthchais (For our heritage)
Battle Honours (12)
First World War
YPRES, 1915, '17
Second World War
PURSUIT TO MONS
ARRAS, 1917, '18
NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945
12 Chapel St.
Order of Precedence: 14
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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
The battle of Verdun begins
PPCLI presented with Wreath of Laurel by Lady Patricia Ramsey at Bramshot Camp, England
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.
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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