RCMP Guidon, 1973

The original Guidon was retired in 1973 and a new Guidon was presented to the RCMP by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II in an impressive ceremony at Regina on July 4 of that year. Centrally featured was the RCMP badge, which was surrounded by the Royal Cypher; the initials of the North West Mounted Police, Royal North West Mounted Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, each wreathed in maple leaves; the five battle or campaign honours - Northwest Canada, 1885; South Africa, 1900-02; France and Flanders, 1918; Siberia, 1918-19 and Europe, 1939-45.

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