Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders CanadaCanada shoulder title


Canadian 2nd Infantry DivisionQueen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada capbadge

6th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division

Dieppe Raid Regiment

Motto: ULLAMH (Ready)

Headquarters Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The regiment mobilized the 'The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, CASF' for active service on 1 September 1939. It was redesignated the '1st Battalion, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, CASF' on 7 November 1940. It embarked for Britain on 12 December 1940. The battalion took part in the Dieppe Raid 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 30 November 1945. Source: Canada.ca