This is the story of a Regiment that was never satisfied
to be second best in anything.
It was recruited entirely in
Men from all walks of life, knitted together
by army life, hardships and danger, shared by all, worked and
sweated together to produce a magnificent fighting team.
Blancoing and whitening and officers' red caps became
They were proud to be the smartest looking body of men
wherever they went.
Not content with appearance alone they trained hard and
established records and an enviable reputation in such places
as LARKHILL and SENNYBRIDGE.
The value of such training was obvious time and time again in
action when the Regiment more than earned the confidence and
praise of 11 Canadian Infantry Brigade.
To the officers and men, the Regiment itself was a living
entity and was their home and family.
The tradition of always being the best made for pride in the
Regiment but that was only a part.
The working together in all sorts of difficulties
and trying times and successfully overcoming them together
made for a team play and esprit de corps which made the