Battle Honours of the Canadian Army

12e Régiment blindé du Canada

and

12e Régiment blindé du Canada (Milice)

Highlighted Battle Honours are approved for emblazonment on the Regimental Guidon. Capitalized Battle Honours indicate the name of a group of battles, actions or engagements. Where common names but separate year dates created a combined battle honour title authorized as a single name for emblazonment, both have been highlighted.

Wars and Operations Battle Honour Date Remarks
First World War
The Advance in Picardy (8 Aug – 3 Sep, 1918)

Amiens

8-11 Aug 1918

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Authorized for The Three Rivers Regiment
(G.O. 71 of 1930)

Second World War
LANDING IN SICILY

LANDING IN SICILY

9-12 Jul 43

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12 Regiment blinde du Canada was organized from the Le Régiment de Trois-Rivières (RCAC), which served in the Second World War as the 12th (Reserve) Army Tank Regiment (The Three Rivers Regiment) (Tank).

 

Second World War battle honours authorized for Le Regiment de Trois Rivieres.
(Supplement to Canadian Army Orders, Issue No. 634, 9 Feb 1959)

 

Grammichele

15 Jul 43
 

Piazza Armerina

16-17 Jul 43
 

Valguarnera

17-19 Jul 43
 

Agira

24-28 Jul 43
ADRANO

ADRANO

29 Jul – 7 Aug 43

Troina Valley

2-6 Aug 43
SICILY 1943

SICILY 1943

9 Jul 43 – 17 Aug 43
 

Termoli

3-6 Oct 43
 

The Gully

10-19 Dec 43
 

Ortona

20-28 Dec 43
CASSINO II

Cassino II

11-18 May 44

Gustav Line

11-18 May 44
LIRI VALLEY

LIRI VALLEY

18-30 May 44

Hitler Line

18-24 May 44
TRASIMENE LINE

TRASIMENE LINE

20-30 Jun 44
AREZZO

AREZZO

4-17 Jul 443
ADVANCE TO FLORENCE

ADVANCE TO FLORENCE

 
 

Monte La Pieve

13-19 Oct 44
 

Monte Spaduro

19-24 Oct 44
ITALY 1943-45

ITALY 1943-45

3 Sep 43 – 22 Apr 45
 

Apeldoorn

11-17 Apr 45
NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945

NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945

 

 

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12 Regiment blinde du Canada, through Le Régiment de Trois-Rivières (RCAC), perpetuates the 178th Battalion, C.E.F. This battalion saw no service in France as a unit, its troops being used as reinforcements to other battalions of the Canadian Corps.

The 178th Bn, C.E.F. was authorized the battle honour "The Great War, 1917" in the Appendix to General Order No. 123 of 1929; BATTLE HONOURS awarded for the Great War, List No. 2

South-West Asia
South-West Asia Afghanistan 

Announced 9 May 2014

War of 1812 Honorary Distinction

War of 1812 Honorary Distinction (non-emblazonable) - In 2012 the Canadian Goverment decided to award the right of perpetuation of War of 1812 Honours to current units of the Canadian Army. The 12e Régiment blindé du Canada was awarded the non-emblazonable Honorary Distinction Defence of Canada – 1812-1815 – Défense de Canada in perpetuation of the actions of the following War of 1812 units of the pre-Confederation Militia:

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  20. R de Hull
  21. Windsor R