- The North Saskatchewan Regiment
The North Saskatchewan Regiment Active July 3, 1905 – present Country Canada Branch Militia Type Line infantry Size One infantry battalion and one pipe and drum band Part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group Garrison/HQ Saskatoon Motto "Cede Nullis" (Yield to none) March "The Jockey of York" and, for pipe band, "The Meeting of the Waters" Battle honours North West Canada, 1885; Ypres, 1915, '17; Gravenstafel; St. Julien; Festubert, 1915; Mount Sorrel; Somme, 1916; Flers-Courcelette; Thiepval; Ancre Heights; Arras, 1917, '18; Vimy, 1917; Arleux; Hill 70; Passchendaele; Amiens; Scarpe, 1918; Drocourt-Quéant; Hindenburg Line; Canal du Nord; Cambrai, 1918; Valenciennes; France and Flanders, 1915–18; Landing in Sicily; Valguarnera; Agira; Adrano; Sicily, 1943; The Gully; Ortona; Cassino II; Gustav Line; Liri Valley; Hitler Line; Gothic Line; Lamone Crossing; Rimini Line; Cesena; Savio Bridgehead; Naviglio Canal; Fosso Vecchio; Fosso Munio; Italy, 1943–1945; Apeldoorn; North-West Europe, 1945. Insignia Abbreviation N Sask R Tartan (pipes and drums only) MacKenzie Hunting
The North Saskatchewan Regiment (N Sask R) is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces, headquartered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, with companies in Saskatoon and Prince Albert. Its current commanding officer is Lieutenant-Colonel Dan Whittaker, who took over from Lieutenant-Colonel Malcolm Young. The N Sask R is part of Land Force Western Area's 38 Canadian Brigade Group.
The N Sask R (as it is abbreviated) holds 46 battle honours.
The North Saskatchewaqn Regiment perpetuates the Moose Mountain Scouts of 1885; the Infantry Company, Battleford, Saskatchewan of 1885; the 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles, CEF, the 9th and 10th Regiments, Canadian Mounted Rifles, CEF; and 5th, 53rd, 65th and 232nd Battalions, CEF.
Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps
There are several Royal Canadian Army Cadets units spread across Saskatchewan that are affiliated to the N Sask R.
Corps Location 390 RCACC Prince Albert 572 RCACC Humboldt 2293 RCACC Saskatoon 3071 RCACC Saskatoon 2537 RCACC North Battleford
Cadet units affiliated to the N Sask R receive support and also are entitled to wear traditional regimental accoutrements on their uniforms.
Lineage of the North Saskatchewan Regiment 1885 Moose Mountain Scouts Infantry Company at Battleford 1905 The 16th Mounted Rifles 1908 The 16th Light Horse 22nd Saskatchewan Light Horse 1912 105th Regt "Fusiliers" 1913 52nd Regt "Prince Albert Volunteers" 1914 1st Regt, Canadian Mounted Rifles, CEF 5th Bn, CEF 105th Regt (Saskatoon Fusiliers) 1916 1st Bn, Canadian Mounted Rifles, CEF 1920 16th Canadian Light Horse disbanded The Saskatchewan Mounted Rifles 2nd Bn (Prince Albert Volunteers), The North Saskatchewan Regt 4th Bn, The North Saskatchewan Regt disbanded 1st Bn, The North Saskatchewan Regt 3rd Bn, The North Saskatchewan Regt 1924 The Prince Albert Volunteers The Battleford Light Infantry The Saskatoon Light Infantry The Yorkton Regt 1936 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse The Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers The Saskatoon Light Infantry (Machine Gun) 1939 The Saskatoon Light Infantry (Machine Gun), CASF 1940 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse, CASF 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse (Reserve) 1st Bn, The Saskatoon Light Infantry (Machine Gun), CASF 2nd (Reserve) Bn, The Saskatoon Light Infantry (Machine Gun) 1941 2nd (Reserve) Bn, 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse The Prince Albert Volunteers 1941 2nd (Reserve) Bn, The Battleford Light Infantry (16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse) 1942 20th Reconnaissance Bn (16/22 Saskatchewan Horse), CAC, CASF 1st Bn, The Prince Albert Volunteers, CASF 2nd (Reserve) Bn, The Prince Albert Volunteers 20th Army Tank Regt (16/22 Saskatchewan Horse), CAC, CASF 1943 disbanded 1st Infantry Division Support Bn (The Saskatoon Light Infantry), CIC, CASF 1944 The Battleford Light Infantry (16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse) (Reserve) 1st Bn, The Saskatoon Light Infantry (Machine Gun), CASF 1945 disbanded disbanded The Saskatoon Light Infantry (Machine Gun) 1946 The Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers 1947 50th Field Squadron, RCE 1954 The Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers (Machine Gun) 1955 1st Bn, The North Saskatchewan Regt (The Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers) (Machine Gun) 2nd Bn, The North Saskatchewan Regt (The Saskatoon Light Infantry) (Machine Gun) 1958 1st Bn, The North Saskatchewan Regt (The Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers) 2nd Bn, The North Saskatchewan Regt (The Saskatoon Light Infantry) 1970 The North Saskatchewan Regt 2011
- ^ Canadian Forces Dress Instructions, A-AD-265-000/AG-001. Ottawa: Department of National Defence. 2008. p. 278.
- ^ Canadian Forces Publication A-DH-267-003 Insignia and Lineages of the Canadian Forces. Volume 3: Combat Arms Regiments.
- ^ "The North Saskatchewan Regiment". Official Lineages, Volume 3: Combat Arms Regiments, 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/nsr-eng.asp. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
Order of precedence
The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment
The North Saskatchewan Regiment Succeeded by
The Royal Regina Rifles
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