Battle Honours of the Canadian Army

The Irish Regiment of Canada

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
First World War
The Arras Offensive (9 April – 15 May, 1917 Arras, 1917 9 April – 4 May 1917

Perpetuates the 180th and 208th Battalions, and the 1st Machine Gun Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force.

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180th Bn, C.E.F. -  
"The Great War, 1916-17"
(G.O. 110 of 1929) 

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208th Bn, C.E.F. -  
"The Great War, 1917-18"
(G.O. 123 of 1929)  

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1st M.G. Bn, C.E.F.-  "Amiens, Arras, 1918, Scarpe, 1918, Drocourt-Queant, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Pursuit to Mons, FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1917-18"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

 

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
The Breaking of the Hindenburg Line (26 August – 12 October, 1918) Arras, 1918 26 August – 3 September 1918
Scarpe, 1918 26-30 August 1918
Drocourt-Queant Line 2-3 September 1918
Hindenburg Line, Battles of the 12 September – 9 October 1918
Canal du Nord 27 September – 2 October 1918
Picardy (17 October – 11 November) Pursuit to Mons 11 November 1918
FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1917-18
Second World War
LIRI VALLEY LIRI VALLEY 18-30 May 44

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The Irish Regiment of Canada - "LIRI VALLEY, Melfa Crossing, GOTHIC LINE, Montecchio, CORIANO, LAMONE CROSSING, Fosso Munio, Conventello - Comacchio, ITALY 1943-45, Ijsselmeer, Delfzijl Pocket, NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945"
(Cdn Army Orders, Issue No. 648, 10 August 1959)

 

Melfa Crossing 24-25 May 44
GOTHIC LINE GOTHIC LINE 25 Aug 22 Sep 44
Montecchio 30-31 Aug 44
CORIANO CORIANO 3-15 Sep 44
LAMONE CROSSING LAMONE CROSSING 2-13 Dec 44
  Fosso Munio 19-21 Dec 44
  Conventello – Comacchio 2-6 Jan 45
ITALY 1943-45 ITALY 1943-45 3 Sep 43 – 22 Apr 45
  Ijsselmeer 15-18 Apr 45
  Delfzijl Pocket 23 Apr – 2 May 45
  NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945  
South-West Asia
South-West Asia Afghanistan 

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Infantry Corps Units:
in Order of Precedence

  1. The RCR
  2. PPCLI
  3. R22eR
  4. GGFG
  5. CGG
  6. QOR
  7. Black Watch
  8. Volt de Q
  9. R Regt C
  10. RHLI
  11. PWOR
  12. H&PER
  13. Linc&Well
  14. 4RCR
  15. RHFC
  16. G&SF
  17. Lorne Scots
  18. Brock R
  19. SD&G Highrs
  20. F du St-L
  21. R de Chaud
  22. 4 R22eR
  23. 6 R22eR
  24. FMR
  25. PLF
  26. RNBR
  27. WNSR
  28. NSR
  29. NSH
  30. CBH
  31. R de Mais
  32. CH of O
  33. RWR
  34. E&K Scot
  35. 48 H
  36. R de Sag
  37. Alq R
  38. A&S Highrs
  39. LSSR
  40. NSR
  41. RRR
  42. RMR
  43. LER
  44. QOC Highrs
  45. R West R
  46. Calg Highrs
  47. Fus de Sher
  48. Seaforths
  49. C Scot R
  50. RMR
  51. Irish Regt
  52. Tor Scot
  53. R Nfld R