Brig General Edward A.C. Amy, a highly respected and decorated Nova Scotian
veteran,

Military Cross - Armour (14 Canadian Armoured Regiment) - awarded as per Canada Gazette dated 11 March
1944 and Canadian Army Routine Order 4226 dated 15 March 1944, "in recognition of gallant and distinguished
services in Italy."

Distinguished Service Order - Armour (22 Canadian Armoured Regiment) - awarded as per Canada Gazette and
Canadian Army Routine Order 5283, both dated 20 January 1945. Recommended for immediate award, 18
November 1944;

Officer, Order of the British Empire - Headquarters, 1st Commonwealth Division - awarded as per Canada
Gazette dated 3 October 1953

Chevalier of Legion d'honneur  - France awarded General Amy with their highest distinction - the prestigious
Legion d'honour
- for his role in the liberation of the villages of Cintheaux and Bretteville during the breakout
from Normandy and subsequent fighting in Falaise.
Olivier Nicholas, the French Consul-General for Atlantic
Canada,noted Amy had demonstrated outstanding bravery in France during the fiercest battles of World War II.

Unites States Bronze Star -Awarded for meritorious service whilst serving as the Senior Operations Officer in
the Commonwealth Division in Korea
Brigadier Gen Amy,  DSO, OBE, MC CD, US Bronze Star, Chevalier of The Legion Of
Honour

While not a member of this regiment, many unit members of The Halifax Rifles served under his command
in wartime active service. He was very active and a leader as a "friend of the regiment" in this pursuit of the
reactivation to service