The 31 Combat Engineers Regiment (The Elgins) – Commemorative Covers – 2016.

The 31 Combat Engineers Regiment (The Elgins) – Commemorative Covers – 2016.

The 31 Combat Engineers Regiment (The Elgins) trace their origins with the creation of 25th Elgin Battalion of Infantry raised on 14 Sep 1866. In the first World War, The Elgins raised the 91st Battalion whose members fought in battles such as Vimy Ridge. In 1940 they mobilised for World War II  as the 25th Armoured Delivery Regiment and later helped form the 1st Canadian Armoured Personnel Carrier Regiment (Kangaroos) which earned 14 Battle honours.

The Badge  of the Regiment which forms part of stamp design and the cover has following features

  • Cypher of reigning Monarch surrounded by Garter.
  • Bilinguals Engineers and Genie.
  • Ubique motto meaning Everywhere.
  • Maple leaves.

Canada Post issued a commemorative cover on 02 April  2016 to commemorate 150th Anniversary of The 31 Combat Engineers Regiment (The Elgins).

CANADA COVER 31 ENGINEER
CANADA COMMEMORATIVE COVER 2016- 31 COMBAT ENGINEER REGIMENT.

 

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