Battle Honours of the Canadian Army

The Princess Louise Fusiliers

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 

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Approved for The Princess Louise Fusiliers. (G.O. 109 of 1929)

South African War South Africa 1899-1900 

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The Regiment contributed volunteers to the2nd (Special Service) Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment.
(G.O. 60 of 1933)

First World War
Operations on the Somme. (1 July – 18 November, 1916) Somme, 19161 July – 18 November 1916

Perpetuates the 64th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919, and the 6th Machine Gun Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps, 1919-1936.

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64th Bn, C.E.F.
"The Great War, 1916-17" 
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

The Princess Louise Fusiliers - "Somme, 1916, Arras, 1917, Hill 70, Ypres, 1917, Amiens"
(G.O. No. 71 of 1930)

The Arras Offensive (9 April – 15 May, 1917 Arras, 19179 April – 4 May 1917
Hill 70 15-25 August 1917
The Flanders Offensive (7 June – 10 November, 1917) Ypres, 1917 31 July – 10 Nov. 1917
The Advance in Picardy (8 August – 3 September, 1918) Amiens 8-11 August 1918
Second World War
LIRI VALLEY LIRI VALLEY18-30 May 44

 

The Princess Louise Fusiliers (M.G.) - "LIRI VALLEY, Melfa Crossing, GOTHIC LINE, CORIANO, LAMONE CROSSING, Misano Ridge, ITALY 1944-45, Arnhem, 1945, Delfzijl Pocket, NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945"
(Cdn Army Orders, Issue No. 551, 8 July 1957)

Melfa Crossing24-25 May 44
GOTHIC LINE GOTHIC LINE25 Aug 22 Sep 44
CORIANO CORIANO3-15 Sep 44
  Misano Ridge3-5 Sep 44
LAMONE CROSSING LAMONE CROSSING2-13 Dec 44
  ITALY 1944-45 
  Arnhem, 194512-14 Apr 45
  Delfzijl Pocket23 Apr – 2 May 45
  NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945 

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