Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, R.C.I.C.Canada shoulder title

3rd Canadian Infantry DivisionStormont Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders of Canada

9th Canadian Infantry Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division

D-DAY Regiment

Motto: DILEAS GU BAS (Faithful unto death)

Headquarters Location: Cornwall, 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 Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, CASF (Details)', for local protection duties. The details called out on active service were disbanded on 31 December 1940. The regiment mobilized the 'The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, CASF' for active service on 24 May 1940. It was redesignated the '1st Battalion, The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, CASF' on 18 June 1940. This unit embarked for Britain on 19 July 1941. On D-Day, 6 June 1944, it landed in Normandy, France, as part of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd 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 January 1946. Source: Canada.ca