Battle Honours of the Canadian Army

The Halifax Rifles

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
North-West Rebellion North West Canada 1885 

Approved for The Halifax Rifles. (G.O. 109 of 1929)

South African War South Africa 1899-1900 

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The Regiment contributed volunteers to the 2nd (Special Service) Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment.
(G.O. 60 of 1933)

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

Mount Sorrel

2-13 Jun 1916

Perpetuates the 40th Battalion C.E.F.-
" The Great War, 1915-16"
(G.O. 123 of 1929)

40th Bn cap badge


Battle honours for The Great War authorized for The Halifax Rifles - Mount Sorrel, Somme, 1916, Arras, 1917, '18, Hill 70, Ypres, 1917, Amiens, Hindenburg Line, Pursuit to Mons
(G.O. 71 of 1930)

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

Somme, 1916

1 Jul – 18 Nov 1916
The Arras Offensive (9 Apr – 15 May, 1917

Arras, 1917

9 Apr – 4 May 1917

Hill 70

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

Ypres, 1917

31 Jul – 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

Hindenburg Line, Battles of

12 Sep – 9 Oct 1918
Picardy (17 Oct – 11 Nov).

Pursuit to Mons

11 Nov 1918

Cede Nullis

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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