Battle Honours of the Canadian Army

8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's)

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
Local Operations, 1916. (Previous to the Allied Offensive)

Mount Sorrel

2-13 Jun 1916

Perpetuates the 6th Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles, C.E.F. battle honours.

6th Regt CMR -
"France and Flanders, 1915"
(G.O. 123, 1929)
"Mount Sorrel, Somme, 1916, France and Flanders 1915-16"
(Part "A" Supplement to Canadian Army Orders, Issue No. 673, 25 Jul 60)

Operations on the Somme.
(1 Jul – 18 Nov, 1916)

Somme, 1916

1 Jul – 18 Nov 1916
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1914-18

FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-16

Second World War
LIRI VALLEY

LIRI VALLEY

18-30 May 44  

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Second World War Battle Honours authorized for 1/8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) and 2/8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) in Part "A" Supplement to Canadian Army Orders, Issue No. 559, 2 Sep 57

Melfa Crossing

24-25 May 44

Ceprano

26-27 May 44
GOTHIC LINE

GOTHIC LINE

25 Aug 22 Sep 44

Montecchio

30-31 Aug 44

Tomba di Pesaro

1-2 Sep 44
CORIANO

CORIANO

3-15 Sep 44
 

Misano Ridge

3-5 Sep 44
LAMONE CROSSING

LAMONE CROSSING

2-13 Dec 44
RIMINI LINE

Conventello – Comacchio

2-6 Jan 45
Italy 1944-45

Italy 1944-45

THE RHINE

Ijsselmeer

15-18 Apr 45

Delfzijl Pocket

23 Apr – 2 May 45
NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945

NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945

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 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise’s) 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:

Regimental Histories

A Pictorial history of the 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) / by edited by E.D. Crook and J.K. Marteinson. Published by the Regiment, 1973. 343 p

The 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's), 1962-1987. editor R.J. Lawnson. 162 p. 8th Canadian Hussars Regimental Association, 1987

The 8th Hussars: a history of the regiment / by Douglas How.  Sussex, N.B.: Maritime Pub., 1964. 449 p.
UA602 .H87 H68 1964

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  2. LdSH
  3. 12 RBC
  4. GGHG
  5. 8 CH
  6. H R
  7. Ont R
  8. QY Rang
  9. Sher H
  10. 12 RBC (M)
  11. 1H
  12. PEIR
  13. RCH
  14. BCR
  15. SALH
  16. Sask D
  17. KOCR
  18. BCD
  19. FGH
  20. R de Hull
  21. Windsor R