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The Nova Scotia Highlanders
The Cross of Saint Andrew, in the centre the coat of arms of the province of
Nova Scotia (i.e.: argent, on a saltire azure an ascutcheon of the Royal Arms
of Scotland); encircling the arms an annulus inscribed, on the upper curve
with the motto SIOL NA FEAR FEARAIL, and on the lower curve with the
designation NOVA SCOTIA HIGHLANDERS.
Official Abbreviation: NS Highrs
Motto: Siol Na Fear Fearail (Breed of manly men)
Battle Honours (56)
First World War
Second World War
CANAL DU NORD
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Faubourg de Vaucelles
Verrieres Ridge -- Tilly-la-Campagne
North-West Europe, 1944-1945
The Nova Scotia Highlanders (North)
126 Willow St.
Truro, Nova Scotia
The Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton)
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Order of Precedence: 25
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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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