The 1st Btn of The Canadian Scottish Regiment from Vancouver Island, B.C., took part in the initial assault on D-Day, 6 June 1944 as a component of the 7th Infantry Brigade, 3rdCanadian Infantry Division. ‘C’ company of the Canadian Scottish Regiment, was attached to the Royal Winnipeg Rifles and landed near the village of Vaux with the mission to extend the right flank and to knock out a 75mm gun emplacement. Landing at La Valette, the main body, under Lieutenant-Colonel F.N. Cabledu, followed in 7thBrigade reserve and passed through the other two battalions. With the Canadian Scottish in the lead, the assaulting brigade advanced a total of six miles, farther inland than any other assaulting brigade of the British Second Army. Its first twelve hours of action cost the battalion 87 casualties against an estimated 200 inflicted on the enemy.
The Canadian Scottish Regiment
This portrait is part of a series entitled “Storming Juno”.
• It is an open edition and printed on water colour paper using archival inks.
• The size is 12”x18” (for easy to find standard framing).
• The print and certificate of authenticity is signed by the artist Silvia Pecota.
• It is packaged in a clear envelope + archival board and shipped flat.