The Royal Canadian Regiment

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The Royal Canadian Regiment
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Regimental HQ: London, ON
Colonel in Chief: His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, PC, KT, OM, GBE, QSO, CD
Regimental Birthday: 21 December 1883

The Royal Canadian Regiment is Canada's senior Infantry regiment. The RCR consists of four battalions of infantry (three Regular Force and one Reserve Force). The Regiment also includes a Regimental Headquarters in London, Ontario. The RCR Association, with branches across the country, provides a point of contact to the Regiment for retired and serving members. The RCR Museum is located in Wolseley Barracks, London, Ontario.


Garrisons

  • Regimental Headquarters and the 4th Battalion at Wolseley Barracks in London, Ontario
  • The 1st and 3rd Battalions at Victoria and Foulkes Barracks in Petawawa, Ontario
  • The 2nd Battalion at Gregg Barracks in Gagetown, New Brunswick


Regimental Website

"The Connecting File" - the regimental website of The Royal Canadian Regiment - http://thercr.ca/index.htm


Motto

Pro Patria (Latin: For Country)


Battle Honours (57)

Battle Honours presented in all caps are emblazoned on the Regimental Colour of each Battalion of the Regiment.

Early History

  • SASKATCHEWAN
  • NORTH-WEST CANADA, 1885
  • PAARDEBERG
  • SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1900

The Great War (The First World War)

  • YPRES, 1915, '17
  • Gravenstafel
  • St. Julien
  • Festubert, 1915
  • MOUNT SORREL
  • SOMME, 1916
  • Pozieres
  • Flers-Courcelette
  • ANCRE HEIGHTS
  • Arras, 1917, '18
  • VIMY, 1917
  • Arleux
  • Scarpe, 1917, '18
  • HILL 70
  • PASSCHENDAELE
  • AMIENS
  • Drocourt-Queant
  • HINDENBURG LINE
  • Canal du Nord
  • Cambrai, 1918
  • PURSUIT TO MONS
  • France and Flanders, 1915-1918

The Second World War

  • LANDING IN SICILY
  • Valguarnera
  • Agira
  • Adrano
  • Regalbuto
  • Sicily, 1943
  • Landing at Reggio
  • MOTTA MONTECORVINO
  • Campobasso
  • Torella
  • SAN LEONARDO
  • The Gully
  • ORTONA
  • Cassino II
  • Gustav Line
  • Liri Valley
  • HITLER LINE
  • GOTHIC LINE
  • LOMONE CROSSING
  • Misano Ridge
  • RIMINI LINE
  • San Martino-San Lorenzo
  • Pisciatello
  • Fosso Vecchio
  • ITALY, 1943-1945
  • Appeldoorn
  • NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1945

The Korean War

  • KOREA, 1951-1953


External Links


Source of Work

http://army.ca/inf/rcr.php