The Irish Regiment of Canada


The Irish Regiment of Canada

2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces based in Sudbury, Ontario. There is no 1st Battalion.

The Irish regiment was originally founded in 1915 with headquarters in Toronto. The modern incarnation was formed in Sudbury in 1965 by the conversion of the 58th Field Regiment RCA.

Battle honours

* The Great War: Arras 1917 '18, Hill 70, Ypres 1917, Amiens, Scarpe 1918, Drocourt-Quéant, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Pursuit to Mons, France and Flanders 1918-18

* The Second World War: Liri Valley, Melfa Crossing, Gothic Line, Montecchio, Coriano, Lamone Crossing, Fosso Munio, Conventello-Comacchio, Italy 1943-1945, Ijsselmeer, Delfzijl Pocket, North-West Europe 1945

Alliances

*GBR - The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd, 87th and Ulster Defence Regiment)

External links

* [http://www.2irrc.ca/ Unofficial website of the 2nd Battalion, Irish Regiment of Canada]
* [http://metsystems.no-ip.org/irish/ Clifford Weirmeir's historical page on the Irish Regiment]
* [http://army.ca/inf/irrc.php 2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada at army.ca]
* [http://www.regiments.org/regiments/na-Canada/volmil/on-inf/110Irish.htm regiments.org]

Order of precedence

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The Royal Canadian RegimentPrincess Patricia's Canadian Light InfantryRoyal 22e RégimentGovernor General's Foot GuardsThe Canadian Grenadier GuardsThe Queen's Own Rifles of CanadaThe Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of CanadaLes Voltigeurs de QuébecThe Royal Regiment of CanadaThe Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment)The Princess of Wales' Own RegimentThe Hastings and Prince Edward RegimentThe Lincoln and Welland RegimentThe Royal Highland Fusiliers of CanadaThe Grey and Simcoe ForestersThe Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)The Brockville RiflesLes Fusiliers Mont-RoyalThe Princess Louise FusiliersThe Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry HighlandersLes Fusiliers du St-LaurentLe Régiment de la ChaudièreThe Royal New Brunswick RegimentThe West Nova Scotia RegimentThe Nova Scotia HighlandersLe Régiment de MaisonneuveThe Cameron Highlanders of OttawaThe Royal Winnipeg RiflesThe Essex and Kent Scottish48th Highlanders of CanadaLe Régiment du SaguenayThe Algonquin RegimentThe Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)The Lake Superior Scottish RegimentThe North Saskatchewan RegimentThe Royal Regina RiflesThe Rocky Mountain RangersThe Loyal Edmonton Regiment (4th Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry)The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of CanadaRoyal Westminster RegimentThe Calgary HighlandersLes Fusiliers de SherbrookeThe Seaforth Highlanders of CanadaThe Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)The Royal Montreal RegimentThe Irish Regiment of CanadaThe Toronto Scottish Regiment (Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother's Own)The Royal Newfoundland Regiment

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