A Battle Honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation on its flags ("colours"), uniforms or other accessories where ornamentation is possible.  In the case of The Royal Canadian Dragoons the Battle Honours can be found on our Guidon which is held with the unit at Garrison Petawawa (Ontario).

The Honours awarded to the RCD are as follows:

North-West Canada 1885
South Africa 1900
World War I
Festubert 1915
Somme 1916-18
Bazentin
Pozieres
Flers-Courcelette
Cambrai 1917-18
Amiens
Hindenburg Line
St Quentin Canal
Beaurevoir
Pursuit to Mons
France and Flanders 1915-18
World War II
Liri Valley
Gothic Line
Lamone Crossing
Misano Ridge
Saint Angelo in Salute
Fosso Vecchio
Italy 1944-45
Groningen
Bad Zwischenahn
North-West Europe 1945

(Those names in boldface are not emblazoned on the Guidon)
The 4th Guidon of The Royal Canadian Dragoons emblazoned with 18 of the Regiment's Battle Honours.
Battle Honours
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