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436 Transport Squadron

Astra, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2012
Vol. VI, p. 125

Badge of the 436 Transport Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent an elephant’s head couped Sable armed and carrying a log in its trunk Or;

Motto

ONUS PORTAMUS;


Symbolism

Badge

The elephant carrying a log recalls the squadron’s service as a transport unit from a base in India during the Second World War.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “We carry the load”.