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Irish Fusiliers of Canada (The Vancouver Regiment)

Burnaby, British Columbia
Approval of a Badge
June 1, 2002
Vol. IV, p. 222

Badge of the Irish Fusiliers of Canada (The Vancouver Regiment)

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On a grenade Vert enflamed Or a harp surmounted by a maple leaf all ensigned by the coronet of a grandchild of the Sovereign Argent;



The grenade enflamed is a traditional symbol for fusiliers. The harp and green represent Ireland; the maple leaf, Canada. The coronet refers to the Princess (later Queen) Victoria who presented colours to the predecessor regiment in Britain in 1833.