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Wars and Operations

Battle Honour

Date

Remarks
South African War
SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1900
 


THE REGIMENT CONTRIBUTED VOLUNTEERS TO THE 2ND (SPECIAL SERVICE) BATTALION, ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.
(G.O. 60 OF 1933)


Campaign Medals Awarded to 48th Highlanders serving in South Africa










Wars and Operations

Battle Honour

Date

Remarks
Summer Operations, 1915. (March-October) YPRES, 1915 22 April - 25 May 1915

Perpetuates the 15th, 92nd and 134th battalions, Canadian Expeditionary Force.

15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), C.E.F. -  "Ypres, 1915, '17, Gravenstafel Ridge, St Julien, Festubert, 1915, Mount Sorrel, Somme, 1916, Pozieres, Thiepval, Ancre Heights, Arras, 1917, '18, Vimy, 1917, Arleux, Scarpe, 1917, '18, Hill 70, Passchendaele, Amiens, Drocourt-Queant, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Pursuit to Mons, FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-18"
(G.O. No. 110 of 1929

92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), C.E.F.
"The Great War, 1916-17"
(G.O. No. 123 of 1929)

134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), C.E.F.
"The Great War, 1916-18"
(G.O. No. 110 of 1929)

Gravenstafel Ridge 22-23 April 1915
St Julien 24 April – 4 May 1915
FESTUBERT, 1915 15-25 May 1915
Local Operations, 1916. (Previous to the Allied Offensive) MONT SORREL 2-13 June 1916
Operations on the Somme. (1 July - 18 November, 1916) SOMME, 1916 1 July - 18 November 1916
Pozieres Ridge 23 July - 3 September 1916
Thiepval Ridge 26-29 September 1916
Ancre Heights 1 October - 11 November 1916
The Arras Offensive (9 April - 15 May, 1917 Arras, 1917 9 April - 4 May 1917
VIMY, 1917 9-14 April 1917
Arleux 28-29 April 1917
Scarpe, 1917 3-4 May 1917
HILL 70 15-25 August 1917
The Flanders Offensive (7 June – 10 November, 1917) YPRES, 1917 31 July – 10 Nov. 1917
PASSCHENDAELE 12 October 1917 and/or 26 October – 10 November 1917
The Advance in Picardy (8 August – 3 September, 1918) AMIENS 8-11 August 1918
The Breaking of the Hindenburg Line (26 August – 12 October, 1918) Arras, 1918 26 August – 3 September 1918
Scarpe, 1918 26-30 August 1918
DROCOURT-QUEANT 2-3 September 1918
Hindenburg Line, Battles of 12 September – 9 October 1918
CANAL DU NORD 27 September – 2 October 1918
Picardy (17 October - 11 November) Pursuit to Mons 11 November 1918
  France and Flanders, 1915-18  

Campaign Medals Awarded to 48th Highlanders serving in the First World War.










Wars and Operations

Battle Honour

Date

Remarks
LANDING IN SICILY LANDING IN SICILY July 9-July 12, 1943


48th Highlanders of Canada - "LANDING IN SICILY, Valguarnera, Assoro, Agira, ADRANO, Regalbuto, SICILY 1943, Campobasso, Torella, San Leonardo, The Gully, Ortona, San Nicola-San Tommaso, CASSINO II, Gustav Line, LIRI VALLEY, Hitler Line, GOTHIC LINE, LAMONE CROSSING, Misano Ridge, RIMINI LINE, San Martino - San Lorenzo, Fosso Vecchio, ITALY 1943-45, Apeldoorn, NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945"
(Cdn Army Orders, Issue No. 545, 27 May 1957)
48th Highlanders of Canada -
"Landing at Reggio" 
(Cdn Army Orders, Issue No. 611, 1 September 1958)
 

  Valguarnera July 17-July 19, 1943
  Assoro July 20-July 22, 1943
  Agira 24-28 Jul 43
ADRANO ADRANO July 29-August 7, 1943
Regalbuto 29 Jul - 3 Aug 43
SICILY 1943 SICILY 1943 9 Jul 43 - 17 Aug 43
  Landing at Reggio 3 Sep 43
  Campobasso 11-14 Oct 43
  Torella 24-27 Oct 43
  San Leonardo 8-9 Dec 43
  The Gully 10-19 Dec 43
  Ortona 20-28 Dec 43
  San Nicola-San Tommaso 31 Dec 43
CASSINO II CASSINO II 11-18 May 44
Gustav Line 11-18 May 44
LIRI VALLEY LIRI VALLEY 18-30 May 44
Hitler Line 18-24 May 44
GOTHIC LINE GOTHIC LINE 25 Aug 22 Sep 44
  Misano Ridge 3-5 Sep 44
RIMINI LINE RIMINI LINE 14-21 Sep 44
San Martino – San Lorenzo 14-18 Sep 44
LAMONE CROSSING LAMONE CROSSING 2-13 Dec 44
  Fosso Vecchio 16-18 Dec 44
ITALY 1943-45 ITALY 1943-45 3 Sep 43 – 22 Apr 45
  Apeldoorn 11-17 Apr 45
  NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945  

BATTLE HONOURS IN CAPITAL LETTERS ARE EMBLAZONED ON THE REGIMENT`S COLOURS


Campaign Medals Awarded to 48th Highlanders serving in the Second World War.





Campaign Medals awarded to 48th Highlanders serving with Canada’s UN and NATO commitments.





































Wars and Operations

Battle Honour

Date

Remarks
Afghanistan War
AFGHANISTAN
 


The 48TH HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA DEPLOYED 30% OF ITS AUTHORIZED STRENGTH TO AFGHANISTAN OVER A DECADE AS PART OF THE NATO LED INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ASSISSTANCE FORCE


Campaign Medals Awarded to 48th Highlanders serving in Afghanistan










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