Battle Honours

Battle honours and honorary distinctions are awarded to provide public recognition of and to record a combatant unit’s active participation in battle against a formed and armed enemy. Combatant units are those whose purpose is to close with and defeat, neutralize or destroy the enemy as an effective fighting force.


NORTH WEST REBELLION
FISH CREEK; BATOCHE; NORTH WEST CANADA, 1885

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900

THE FIRST WORLD WAR
YPRES, 1915, ’17; Gravenstafel; St. Julien; FESTUBERT, 1915; MOUNT SORREL; SOMME, 1916, ’18; Flers-Courcelette; Thiepval; Ancre Heights; Ancre, 1916; ARRAS, 1917, ’18; Vimy, 1917; Arleux; HILL 70; Passchendaele; AMIENS; Scarpe, 1917, ’18; Drocourt-Quéant; HINDENBURG LINE; Canal du Nord; Cambrai, 1918; VALENCIENNES; FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-18

HONORARY DISTINCTION
Oak leaf shoulder badge for the actions of the 10th Battalion, CEF, at Kitchener’s Wood on 22/23 April 1915.
Note: The Regiment is entitled, through perpetuations of CEF units, to the battle honour PURSUIT TO MONS, but this honour cannot be perpetuated when a regiment already holds either VALENCIENNES or SAMBRE. The regiment is entitled to the honour VALENCIENNES through the perpetuation of the 44th Battalion, CEF.

THE SECOND WORLD WAR
NORMANDY LANDING; Putot-en-Bessin; CAEN; Carpiquet; The Orne; BOURGUÉBUS RIDGE; FALAISE; The Laison; The Seine, 1944; Calais, 1944; THE SCHELDT; Leopold Canal; Breskens Pocket; THE RHINELAND; Waal Flats; Moyland Wood; THE RHINE; Emmerich-Hoch Elten; Deventer; NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945.
 
POST SECOND WORLD WAR
South-West Asia – Afghanistan 
 
* Battle honours in bold are authorized for emblazonment on the Regimental cap badge and drums

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