In the British Army battle honours are awarded to regiments that have seen active service in a significant engagement or campaign, generally (although not always) one with a victorious outcome. The following battle honours were awarded to the British Commandos during the Second World War.
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... but its production was delayed pending a decision on the granting of battle honours to militia regiments ... The battle honours assigned to The Peel and Dufferin Regiment in 1930 were Ypres, 1915 '17, Festubert 1915, Somme 1916, Arras 1917, '18, Hill 70, Amiens, Hindenburg Line, Pursuit to Mons ... for the regimental colour, incorporating these battle honours, and on 22 May 1930 the Governor-General, Viscount Willingdon, presented the colour on behalf of the county council ...
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... In 1690, the 22nd fought in the Battle of Boyne, and in 1691 at the Battle of Aughrim ... for the next 22 years, although a detachment was present at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743, during the War of the Austrian Succession ... The 22nd Foot received two battle honours for taking part in the capture of Martinique and the British expedition against Cuba during 1762 ...
... from a number of Australian colonies and it was here that the unit won its first battle honour ... mounted troops from the order of battle altogether ... very well in the previous campaigns in Egypt and the Sinai and had earned a number of battle honours, which the 14th subsequently inherited ...
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