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Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent
Country Canada
Branch Canadian Army
Type Line infantry
Part of 35 Canadian Brigade Group
Garrison/HQ RHQ – Rimouski, Quebec.
Motto(s) J'y suis en garde
March Rêves Canadiens
Engagements Boer War
World War I
Arras (1917)
Battle honours Châteauguay;[1] Defence of Canada – 1812–1815;[2] Arras, 1917[3]

Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces. It was first raised in 1869. From 1954 to 1968, as a reserve regiment, it also was given a subsidiary title as the 5th Battalion of the Van Doos. This association was ended in 1968.

The regiment is based in Rimouski, Quebec.

Alliances[]

Armoury[]

Site Date(s) Designated Location Description Image
Rimouski Armoury 65 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Street East 1910-11 Canada's Register of Historic Places; Recognized - 1991 Register of the Government of Canada Heritage Buildings Rimouski, Quebec
  • Housing Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent, this centrally located red brick structure's compact, solid volume creates a strong visual presence

Order of precedence[]

Preceded by
The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders
Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent Succeeded by
Le Régiment de la Chaudière

References[]

  1. "War of 1812 Battle Honours". Department of National Defence. September 14, 2012. http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/news-nouvelles-eng.asp?id=4389. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 
  2. "The Creation of the Commemorative Theatre Honour and Honorary Distinction "Defence of Canada – 1812-1815 – Défense du Canada"". Department of National Defence. September 14, 2012. http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/news-nouvelles-eng.asp?id=4378. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 
  3. "Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent". Official Lineages Volume 3, Part 2: Infantry Regiments. Directorate of History and Heritage. October 2010. http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/his/ol-lo/vol-tom-3/par2/fsl-eng.asp. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 

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