Les Fusiliers du Saint-Laurent

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Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent
Fusiliers du St-Laurent 2iem. rue Rimouski.JPG
Insignia of 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 French: J'y suis en garde (I am on guard)
March Rêves Canadiens
Engagements Boer War
World War I
Arras (1917)
Battle honours Defence of Canada – 1812–1815 – Défense du Canada;[1] Châteauguay;[2] Arras, 1917;[3] Afghanistan[4]

Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces. It was first raised in 1869 but also perpetuates the 4th Battalion, Select Embodied Militia from the War of 1812. 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.



Site Date(s) Designated Description Image
Rimouski Armoury
65 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Street East
Rimouski, Quebec
1910-11 Canada's Register of Historic Places; Recognized - 1991 Register of the Government of Canada Heritage Buildings

Housing Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent, this centrally located red brick structure's compact, solid volume creates a strong visual presence

Order of precedence[edit]

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


  1. ^ "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. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ "War of 1812 Battle Honours". Department of National Defence. September 14, 2012. 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. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ "South-West Asia Theatre Honours". Office of the Prime Minister of Canada. Retrieved 11 May 2014. 

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