Battle Honours of the Canadian Army

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

Highlighted Battle Honours are approved for emblazonment on the Regimental Colour. 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 DateRemarks
North-West Rebellion

North West Canada 1885

First World War
Local Operations, 1916. (Previous to the Allied Offensive) Mount Sorrel 2-13 June 1916

Perpetuates the 9th Brigade C.F.A., and the 39th, 80th, 136th, 139th 155th and 254th Battalions, Canadian Expeditionary Force.

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39th Bn, C.E.F.-
"The Great War, 1915-17"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

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80th Bn, C.E.F.
"The Great War, 1916"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

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136th Bn, C.E.F.
"The Great War, 1916"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

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139th Bn, C.E.F.
"The Great War, 1916"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

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155th Bn, C.E.F.-  
"The Great War, 1916"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

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254th Bn, C.E.F.
"The Great War, 1917"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment-  
"Mount Sorrel, Somme, 1916, Arras, 1917, Hill 70, Ypres, 1917, Amiens, Hindenburg Line and Pursuit to Mons."
(G.O. No. 71 of 1930)

Operations on the Somme. (1 July – 18 November, 1916) Somme, 19161 July – 18 November 1916
The Arras Offensive (9 April – 15 May, 1917 Arras, 1917 9 April – 4 May 1917
Hill 7015-25 August 1917
The Flanders Offensive (7 June – 10 November, 1917) Ypres, 191731 July – 10 Nov. 1917
The Advance in Picardy (8 August – 3 September, 1918) Amiens 8-11 August 1918
The Breaking of the Hindenburg Line (26 August – 12 October, 1918) Arras, 191826 August – 3 September 1918
Hindenburg Line, Battles of the 12 September – 9 October 1918
Picardy (17 October – 11 November). Pursuit to Mons11 November 1918
Second World War
LANDING IN SICILY LANDING IN SICILY 9-12 Jul 43

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The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment - "LANDING IN SICILY, Grammichele, Valguarnera, Assoro, Agira, ADRANO, Regalbuto, SICILY 1943, Motta Montecorvino, Campobasso, Torella, The Moro, San Leonardo, The Gully, Ortona, CASSINO II, Gustav Line, LIRI VALLEY, Hitler Line, GOTHIC LINE, LAMONE CROSSING, Misano Ridge, RIMINI LINE, San Fortunato, Bulgaria Village, Naviglio Canal, Fosso Vecchio, ITALY 1943-45, Apeldoorn, NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945"
(Cdn Army Orders, Issue No. 545, 27 May 1945)

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment - Battle Honour "Landing at Reggio" confirmed by Cdn Army Order Issue No. 638, 23 March 1959

  Grammichele 15 Jul 43
  Valguarnera 17-19 Jul 43
  Assoro 20-22 Jul 43
  Agira 24-28 Jul 43
ADRANO ADRANO 29 Jul – 7 Aug 43
Regalbuto 29 Jul - 3 Aug 43
SICILY 1943 SICILY 19439 Jul 43 – 17 Aug 43
  Landing at Reggio 3 Sep 43
  Motta Montecorvino 1-3 Oct 43
  Campobasso 11-14 Oct 43
  Torella 24-27 Oct 43
  The Moro5-7 Dec 43
  San Leonardo 8-9 Dec 43
  The Gully 10-19 Dec 43
  Ortona 20-28 Dec 43
CASSINO II CASSINO II11-18 May 44
Gustav Line 11-18 May 44
LIRI VALLEY LIRI VALLEY 18-30 May 44
Hitler Line18-24 May 44
GOTHIC LINE GOTHIC LINE25 Aug 22 Sep 44
  Misano Ridge 3-5 Sep 44
RIMINI LINE RIMINI LINE14-21 Sep 44
San Fortunato18-20 Sep 44
  Bulgaria Village 13-14 Sep 44
LAMONE CROSSING LAMONE CROSSING 2-13 Dec 44
  Naviglio Canal 12-15 Dec 44
  Fosso Vecchio 16-18 Dec 44
ITALY 1943-45 ITALY 1943-453 Sep 43 – 22 Apr 45
  Apeldoorn 11-17 Apr 45
NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945

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 Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment 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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