Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's), R.C.I.C.

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10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Canadian Armoured Division

Motto: ALBAINN GU-BRATH (Scotland forever)

Headquarters Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Details from the regiment were called out on service on 26 August 1939 and then placed on active service on 1 September 1939, under the designation 'The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) (Machine Gun), CASF (Details)', for local protection duties. The details were formed as an active service battalion and designated 'The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's), CASF' on 15 August 1940. It was redesignated: '1st Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) (Machine Gun), CASF' on 7 November 1940; and '1st Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's), CASF' on 1 February 1941. It served in Jamaica on garrison duty from 10 September 1941 to 20 May 1943, and embarked for Great Britain on 21 July 1943. On 26 July 1944, it landed in France as part of the 10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Canadian Armoured Division, and it continued to fight in North West Europe until the end of the war. The overseas battalion was disbanded on 15 February 1946. Source: Canada.ca