4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards Plaque

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Municipality/Province: Ottawa, ON

Memorial Number: 35059-093

Type: Brass plaque

Address: 2 Queen Elizableth Drive

Location: Cartier Square Drill Hall, in the Governor General's Foot Guards Regimental Museum

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 45.4215916   Long: -75.6880404

Contributor: Clive Law. Richard Turcotte

This memorial plaque was erected by the members of the 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards Regimental Association and was unveiled on November 26, 1979. The memorial is dedicated to the memory of all who served with the Regiment from 1872 to 1964.

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IN MEMORY TO ALL WHO SERVED
WITH THE
4TH PRINCESS LOUISE DRAGOON GUARDS
1872 - 1964

"BATTLE HONOURS"

SOUTH AFRICA 1900.

FIRST WORLD WAR. MOUNT SORREL. "8 CANADIAN
MOUNTED FIFLES"

SECOND WORLD WAR.-SICILY 1943, MOTTA, MONTECORVINO,
LIRI VALLEY HITLER LINE, GOTHIC LINE, TOMBA DE
PESARO, CAPTURE OF RAVENNA NAVIGLIO, ITALY
1943-1945 NORTH WEST EUROPE 1945

MOTTO:"IN DEFENCE OF OUR ALTARS AND FIRES"
REGIMENTAL MARCH:"MEN OF HARLECH"
"THEY WENT TO BATTLE. THEY WERE YOUNG, STRAIGHT
OF LIMB, TURE OF EYE, STEADY AND AGLOW. THEY
WERE STAUNCH TO THE END AGAINST ODDS UNCOUNTED.
THEY FELL WITH FACES TO THE FOE."

THIS PLAQUE ERECTED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE 4TH
PRINCESS LOUISE DRAGOON GUARDS REGIMENTAL ASSN.

[small plaque at the bottom/petite plaque en bas]

THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED AT CARTIER SQUARE OTTAWA.
GUARD OF HONOUR SUPPLIED BY
CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OF OTTAWA
26th NOVEMBER 1979

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