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The Royal Regina Rifles



Armorial Description

A maltese Cross surmounted by a bar bearing the word CANADA with the Crown above; superimposed upon the cross an annulus inscribed THE REGINA RIFLE REGIMENT. On a shield within the annulus, the arms of the City of Regina (on the upper half a buffalo, on the lower half a sheaf of wheat); the arms of the cross inscribed with battle honours of the regiment selected to be borne on the badge.


Official Abbreviation: RRR

Motto: Celler et Audax (Swift and bold)

Battle Cry: 1-2-3 UP THE JOHNS!


Battle Honours (38)

First World War

    MOUNT SORREL
    YPRES, 1917
    Somme, 1916,'18
    PASSCHENDAELE
    FLERS-COURCELETTE
    AMIENS
    Thiepval
    Drocourt-Queant
    Ancre Heights
    Hindenburg Line
    ARRAS, 1917,'18
    Canal du Nord
    VIMY, 1917
    CAMBRAI, 1918
    Scarpe, 1917, '18
    PURSUIT TO MONS
    Hill 70
    FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-18
Second World War
    NORMANDY LANDING
    THESCHELDT
    BRETTEVILLE-LORGEUILLEUSE
    LEOPOLD CANAL
    CAEN
    Breskens Pocket
    THEORNE
    The Rhineland
    Bourguebus Ridge
    Waal Flats
    Faubourg de Vaucelles
    MOYLANDWOOD
    FALAISE
    The Rhine
    The Laison
    EMMERICH-HOCH ELTEN
    The Seine, 1944
    Deventer
    CALAIS, 1944
    North-West Europe, 1944-1945
Colonel-in-Chief: Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, GCVO

Authorized Marches:
Quick March: Lutzow's Wild Hunt
Double Past: Keel Row


Regimental Headquarters
THE ROYAL REGINA RIFLES
THE ARMOURY
1600 ELPHINSTONE STREET
REGINA SASKATCHEWAN S4T 3N1

Order of Precedence: 36
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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.




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