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424 Transport and Rescue Squadron

Astra, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2012
Vol. VI, p. 117

Badge of the 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a tyger’s head erased Or langued Azure;

Motto

CASTIGANDOS CASTIGAMUS;


Symbolism

Badge

The tiger’s is a symbol of Hamilton, Ontario, nicknamed “Tiger Town”, the city having adopted the squadron during the Second World War.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “We chastise those who deserve to be chastised”.