Shoulder patch - 3rd Infantry brigade - 1st Canadian Division

"Faithful Forever"

A section of the barbed wire defenses of the Hindenburg Line. (LAC)

This page describes one of the 21 battle honours won by the 15th Battalion CEF.

The theatre or campaign battle honour Hindenburg Line was awarded to the 15th Battalion for operations conducted 26 August to 10 October 1918. This battle honour covers all other actions and battles involved with cracking this formidable series of defensive positions constructed to the east of Arras, France by the Germans in 1916 and early 1917.

Included in this time period are the Battle Honours Arras 1918, Scarpe 1918, Drocourt-Queant and the Canal du Nord.

Hindenburg Line map from ‘We Stand on Guard’ by John Marteinson


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