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31 Service Battalion

London, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
April 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 345

Badge of the 31 Service Battalion

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Blazon

Badge

Per bend Azure and Gules a bend Or, overall an arrowhead Argent charged with a maple leaf Gules;

Motto

BELLUM EST CRAS;


Symbolism

Badge

This arrangement of blue, yellow and red is found on other service battalion badges. The arrowhead and maple leaf are taken from the badge of the 31 Canadian Brigade Group and represent the affiliation between the group and the 31 Service Battalion.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “The war is tomorrow”.