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The Royal Newfoundland Regiment
A caribou head, within a wreath of laurel leaves surmounted by the
Crown; below, and supporting the wreath, a scroll inscribed ROYAL
NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT, mounted on a claret background.
Official Abbreviation: R Nfld R
Motto (Unofficial): Better Than the Best
Battle Honours (16)
First World War
Colonel-in-Chief: Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, The Princess
France and Flanders, 1916-18
ALBERT (BEAUMONT HAMEL), 1916
Quick March: The Banks of Newfoundland
St john's, Newfoundland
Location of Sub Units:
HQ, A Company, Band
St. john's, Nfld
HQ, B Company, Band
Grand Falls, Nfld
Corner Brook, Nfld
The Royal Scots (The Royal Regirnent)
The Royal New South Wales Regiment
New South Wales, Australia
Order of Precedence: 48
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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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