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36 Service Battalion

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Approval of a Badge
April 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 346

Badge of the 36 Service Battalion

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Blazon

Badge

Argent in base a barrulet wavy Azure, overall an osprey rising grasping in its claws a fish proper;

Motto

VOCATIONI RESPONDERE PARATI SEMPER;


Symbolism

Badge

The osprey is the provincial bird of Nova Scotia, where the battalion is located. The wavy stripes are found on the badges of the battalion’s predecessor units.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Always ready to respond to the call”.