Battle Honours of the Canadian Army

The Ontario Regiment (RCAC)

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

Somme, 1916

1 Jul – 18 Nov 1916

Perpetuates the 116th and 182nd Battalions, C.E.F.
(G.O. 66 of 1920)

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116th Bn C.E.F. - Arras, 1917, Vimy, 1917, Hill 70, Ypres, 1917, Passchendaele, Arras, 1918, Amiens, Arras, 1918, Scarpe, 1918, Drocourt-Queant Line, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Cambrai, 1918, Valenciennes, FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1917-18
(G.O. 110 of 1929)

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182nd Bn, C.E.F. -
"The Great War, 1917"
(G.O. 123 of 1929)

Great War battle honours authorized for The Ontario Regiment:
"Somme, 1916, Arras, 1917, '18, Vimy, 1917, Hill 70, Ypres, 1917, Passchendaele, Amiens, Scarpe, 1918, Drocourt-Queant, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Cambrai, 1918, Valenciennes, France and Flanders, 1916-18"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

 

The Arras Offensive (9 Apr – 15 May, 1917

Arras, 1917

9 Apr – 4 May 1917

Vimy, 1917

9-14 Apr 1917

Hill 70

15-25 Aug 1917
The Flanders Offensive (7 Jun – 10 Nov, 1917)

Ypres, 1917

31 Jul – 10 Nov. 1917

Passchendaele

12 Oct 1917 and/or 26 Oct – 10 Nov 1917
The Advance in Picardy (8 Aug – 3 Sep, 1918)

Amiens

8-11 Aug 1918
The Breaking of the Hindenburg Line (26 Aug – 12 Oct, 1918)

Arras, 1918

26 Aug – 3 Sep 1918

Scarpe, 1918

26-30 Aug 1918

Drocourt-Queant Line

2-3 Sep 1918

Hindenburg Line, Battles of the

12 Sep – 9 Oct 1918

Canal du Nord

27 Sep – 2 Oct 1918

Cambrai, 1918

8-9 Oct 1918
Picardy (17 Oct – 11 Nov)

Valenciennes

1-2 Nov 1918
 

France and Flanders, 1916-18

 
Second World War
ADRANO

Pursuit to Messina

2-17 Aug 43

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Second World War battle honours for The Ontario Regiment (11th Armoured Regiment) authorized by Canadian Army Orders 33-1 Issue No, 584, 24 Feb 1958.

Emblazonment of "The Gully" deleted and emblazonment of "Casa Berardi" authorized for The Ontario Regiment (11th Armoured Regiment)  by Canadian Army Orders 33-1 Issue No. 611, 1 Sep 1958.

"Arnhem, 1945", confirmed (vice "Arnhem") for The Ontario Regiment by Canadian Army Orders 33-1 Issue No. 638, 23 Mar 1959.

SICILY 1943

SICILY 1943

9 Jul 43 – 17 Aug 43
ITALY 1943-45

Colle d’Anchise

22-24 Oct 43
THE SANGRO

The Gully

10-19 Dec 43

Casa Berardi

14-15 Dec 43

Ortona

20-28 Dec 43

Point 59 or Torre Mucchia

29 Dec 43 – 4 Jan 44
CASSINO II

Cassino II

11-18 May 44

Gustav Line

11-18 May 44

St Angelo in Teodice

13 May 44
LIRI VALLEY

Liri Valley

18-30 May 44

Aquino

18-24 May 44
TRASIMENE LINE

Trasimene Line

20-30 Jun 44

Sanfatucchio

20-21 Jun 44
AREZZO

Arezzo

4-17 Jul 443
ADVANCE TO FLORENCE

Advance to Florence

 
 

Italy, 1943-45

 
THE RHINE

Arnhem, 1945

12-14 Apr 45
 

North-West Europe, 1945

 
South-West Asia
South-West Asia Afghanistan 

Announced 9 May 2014

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Armour Corps Units:
Order of Precedence

  1. RCD
  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