Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C.

Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C.Canada shoulder title

Canadian 2nd Infantry DivisionLes Fusiliers Mont-Royal capbadge

6th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division

DIEPPE Regiment

Motto: NUNQUAM RETRORSUM (Never backward)

Headquarters Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The regiment mobilized the 'Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, CASF' for active service on 1 September 1939. It was redesignated '1st Battalion, Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, CASF' on 7 November 1940. It embarked for garrison duty in Iceland with "Z" Force on 1 July 1940, and on 31 October 1940 it was transferred to Britain. The regiment took part in the raid on Dieppe on 19 August 1942. It landed again in 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. The overseas battalion was disbanded on 15 November 1945. Source: Canada.ca