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

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Battle honours

In recognition of its service during the First World War, in 1928 the 15th Battalion, perpetuated by the 48th Highlanders of Canada, was awarded 21 Battle Honours – ten of which are emblazoned on the Regimental Colour. As well as on the Regimental Colour, the ten Battle Honours are also displayed on the Pipe Major’s pipe banner, the Drum Major’s baldric, on the drums carried by our bands and on the Regiment’s memorial in Toronto.

A compete list of all of the battle honours awarded to the 48th Highlanders can be found HERE.

Regimental Colour
Drum decal
Pipe Major's banner

In addition to the battle honours listed below, the 15th Battalion was awarded the Battle Honour “France and Flanders 1915 – 1918”. This Theatre of War Honour was awarded to units who served in France and Belgium between 1914 and 1918. The honour is awarded with year dates according to the year(s) in which the unit served in the theatre.

Gravenstafel Roll call after 2nd Ypres
Gravenstafel Ridge
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St Julien
St. Julien
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Ypres 1915, 1917
Ypres, 1915
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festubert
Festubert
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Mont Sorrel
Somme 1916
Somme, 1916
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Pozieres
Pozieres Ridge
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Thiepval ridge
Thiepval Ridge
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Ancre-Heights
Ancre Heights
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Arras 1917, 1918
Arras, 1917
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Vimy Cross BW
Vimy, 1917
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Arleux 1917
Arleux
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Scarpe 1917
Scarpe, 1917
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Hill 70
Hill 70
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Ypres 1915, 1917
Ypres, 1917
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Passchendaele 1917 (2)
Passchendaele
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15th Battalion men with captured field gun
Amiens
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Arras 1917, 1918
Arras, 1918
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Scarpe 1917
Scarpe, 1918
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Drocourt Queant
Hindenburg-Line-defences
Hindenberg Line
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Canal-du-Nord-featured-image
Canal du Nord
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Pursuit to Mons
Pursuit to Mons
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