The Nova Scotia Highlanders
NOTE: The link you are using points to an old server (cdnarmy.ca). This server may not work in the future.
Please update your links to use https://Army.ca
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
Search
Army.ca's Fallen Comrades

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old


Online Users
809 Guests, 12 Users (2 Hidden)
Drallib, stoker dave, mariomike, kkwd, Dolphin_Hunter, Hamish Seggie, MilEME09, SeaKingTacco, Tiwill123, sonardork
Statistics
Total Members: 77,219
Total Posts: 1,495,235
Total Topics: 72,603
Total Categories: 13
Total Boards: 125
Twitter Feed

The Nova Scotia Highlanders



Armorial Description

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)

Early History

    SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900
First World War
    YPRES, 1915,'17
    Hill 70
    Festubert, 1915
    PASSCHENDAELE
    MOUNT SORREL
    AMIENS
    Somme, 1916,'18
    DROCOURT-QUEANT
    Flers-Courcelette
    HINDENBURG LINE
    Thiepval
    CANAL DU NORD
    Ancre Hieghts
    Cambrai, 1918
    ARRAS, 1917,'18
    Valenciennes
    VIMY, 1917
    Sambre
    Arleux
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
    Scarpe, 1917,'18
Second World War
    LIRI VALLEY
    Falaise
    Melfa Crossing
    The Laison
    Ceprano
    CHAMBOIS
    GOTHIC LINE
    BOULOGNE, 1944
    Montecchio
    Calais, 1944
    CORIANO
    The Scheldt
    LAMONE CROSSING
    Savojaards Plaat
    Fosso Munio
    BRESKENS POCKET
    Conventello-Comacchio
    The Rhineland
    ITALY, 1944-1945
    Waal Flats
    Normandy Landing
    The Hochwald
    AUTHIE
    THE RHINE
    Caen
    Zutphen
    The Orne
    Ijsselmeer
    Bourguebus Ridge
    Leer
    Faubourg de Vaucelles
    Delfzijl Pocket
    Verrieres Ridge -- Tilly-la-Campagne
    North-West Europe, 1944-1945

Regimental Headquarters:
1st Battalion
The Nova Scotia Highlanders (North)
126 Willow St.
Truro, Nova Scotia
B2M 4Z6

2nd Battalion
The Nova Scotia Highlanders (Cape Breton)
Victoria Park
Sydney, Nova Scotia
B1P 6G8


Order of Precedence: 25

Go back to the Infantry Regiments page.
Go back to the Army home page.
Military Word Of The Day
aerial recce
:
aerial reconnaissance


» Download the iPhone/iPad Military Terms app! «


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.




» Download the iPhone/iPad Military History app! «


Advertising
User Poll