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The Princess of Wales Own Regiment
The Prince of Wales' plume enfiled in the coronet of a princess, resting on a
waving scroll bearing the motto ICH DIEN. Surmounting the coronet, and shaded
by the tips of the drooping plume a circle with the regimental motto NUNQUAM
CEDE in relief. Above the circle a beaver, and within, the letters PWOR.
Official Abbreviation: PWOR
Motto: Nunquam Cede (Never Yield)
Battle Honours (19)
First World War
Honourary Distinction: The Badge of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
Highlanders with the year-dates 1944-1945 emblazoned on the Colours.
SOMME, 1916, '18
ARRAS, 1917, '18
Canal du Nord
PURSUIT TO MONS
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-1918
Order of Precedence: 8
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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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