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The Royal Regiment of Canada
An eight-pointed star surmounted by the Crown; superimposed upon the star the
garter with the motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE flanked by sprays of maple
leaves; below the garter a scroll inscribed READY AYE READY; above the garter
a scroll inscribed NEC ASPERA TERRANT; within the garter, the badge of the
Heir Apparent (three feathers enfiled by a coronet with a scroll inscribed ICH
DIEN. The whole resting upon a scroll bearing the designation THE ROYAL
REGIMENT OF CANADA.
Official Abbreviation: R Regt C
Motto: Ready Aye Ready, and Nec Aspera Terrant (Difficulties do not
Battle Honours (46)
First World War
NORTH-WEST CANADA, 1885
SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900
YPRES, 1915, '17
Second World War
Scarpe, 1917, '18
SOMME, 1916, '18
Canal du Nord
ARRAS, 1917, '18
Pursuit to Mons
France and Flanders, 1915-18
FAUBOURG DE VAUCELLES
VERRIERES RIDGE -- TILLY-LA-CAMPAGNE
Foret de la Londe
North-West Europe, 1942, 1944-45
Order of Precedence: 6
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Quebec surrendered to the British, following Wolfe's victory at the Plain of Abraham on 13 September, sounding the death knell for a French presence in Canada.
Japanese invade Manchuria, occupying Mukden, Changchun and Kirin (Mukden Incident)
SAN FORTUNATO, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 20 Sept 44)
Several "Canloan" officers serving with the 1st Air Landing Brigade are killed in the defense of the recently captured bridgehead at Arnheim, Holland.
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