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The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)



Armorial Description

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
    HILL 70
    Festubert, 1915
    AMIENS
    MOUNT SORREL
    HINDENBURG LINE
    SOMME, 1916
    PURSUIT TO MONS
    ARRAS, 1917, '18
Second World War
    SICILY, 1943
    NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945
    ITALY, 1943-45

Regimental Headquarters:
12 Chapel St.
Brampton, Ontario
L6W 2H1
Order of Precedence: 14
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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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