The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

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The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.wikipedia
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16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish), CEF

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The 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada contributed one company to the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish), CEF (perpetuated by the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's).
It was organized at Valcartier on 2 September 1914 in response to the Great War and was composed of recruits from the 91st Canadian Highlanders (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), the 79th Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, the 72nd Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, and the 50th Regiment (Gordon Highlanders).

43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF

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The 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF, which was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Great Britain on 1 June 1915.
The 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF, is perpetuated by The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada.

Canadian Army

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The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

Robert Shankland

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) for his actions at Sanctuary Wood in 1916 as a sergeant, Robert Shankland received a battlefield commission and continued to serve with the 43rd Battalion as an officer.
When World War I broke out he joined the 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada) Canadian Expeditionary Force as a private.

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

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The Camerons next mobilized the Second Volunteer Overseas Company providing the second-in-command, Major D. S. MacKay, a company (10 officers, 250 other ranks) and a signals section for what would become the 27th (City of Winnipeg) Battalion (The Royal Winnipeg Rifles).
As of 2009, the Royal Winnipeg Rifles and the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders (both stationed at Minto Armoury) have been merged into the Winnipeg Infantry Tactical Group (Wpg Inf Tac Grp, or WITG).

2nd Canadian Division during World War II

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It returned to France on 7 July 1944, as part of the 6th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division, and it continued to fight in North-West Europe until the end of the war.
This and further German attacks inflicted heavy casualties on the South Saskatchewan Regiment and its supporting battalions, the Essex Scottish Regiment and the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada.

Dieppe Raid

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On 19 August 1942, the Camerons landed in occupied Europe as part of Operation Jubilee, the raid on the French port of Dieppe.
The South Saskatchewan Regiment and the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada would land on Green beach, and No.

3rd Canadian Division

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It is part of the 3rd Canadian Division's 38 Canadian Brigade Group and is headquartered at the Minto Armoury in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It disembarked in France on 22 February 1916, where it fought as part of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war.

Scottish regiment

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It is the oldest highland regiment in Western Canada. As early as 1905 the local Scottish community in Winnipeg, led by the St Andrew's Society, began lobbying the government to raise a Highland regiment.

38 Canadian Brigade Group

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It is part of the 3rd Canadian Division's 38 Canadian Brigade Group and is headquartered at the Minto Armoury in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

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The availability of the number "79" was fortuitous and enabled the new Canadian regiment to adopt the regimental number of a famous regiment in Scotland, the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders who had been raised in 1793 as the 79th (Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot.

6th Canadian Infantry Brigade

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On 7 July 1944, the battalion was back in France, landing at Graye-sur-Mer, Calvados as part of the 6th Canadian Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division.

179th Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF

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The 179th Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada), CEF was authorized on 15 July 1916 and embarked for Great Britain on
The battalion is perpetuated by The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada.

The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada Museum

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada Museum
The museum located at the Minto Armoury is dedicated to Manitoba's famous Scottish regiment, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, which was first raised in 1910.

Minto Armoury

The regiment parades at Minto Armoury, 969 St. Matthews Avenue in Winnipeg on Tuesday nights from the last week of August to the second week of June.
The armoury is currently the home base of The Royal Winnipeg Rifles, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, and several other reserve units.

Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons)

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Bonnie Dundee

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Primary Reserve

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The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

Infantry

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The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

Regiment

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The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

Western Canada

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It is the oldest highland regiment in Western Canada.

The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)

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The 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada contributed one company to the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish), CEF (perpetuated by the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's).

9th Canadian Infantry Brigade

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It disembarked in France on 22 February 1916, where it fought as part of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war.

Scottish national identity

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As early as 1905 the local Scottish community in Winnipeg, led by the St Andrew's Society, began lobbying the government to raise a Highland regiment.

Winnipeg

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As early as 1905 the local Scottish community in Winnipeg, led by the St Andrew's Society, began lobbying the government to raise a Highland regiment.