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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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19th Alberta Dragoons

Edmonton, Alberta
Approval of a Badge
November 1, 2002
Vol. IV, p. 299

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Blazon

Badge

A horse statant Or on a grassy mound Vert above the numeral 19 Or all on a scroll Vert edged and inscribed ALBERTA DRAGOONS in letters Or;


Symbolism

Badge

The horse represents the unit's origins as a mounted rifle regiment. The mound on which it stands symbolizing the prairie setting of the unit's home base of Edmonton. "ALBERTA DRAGOONS" and the number "19" are a form of the regimental title.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on June 11, 2005, in Volume 139, page 2036 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Colour version of the historic badge by Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority

Painter
Eva Pilar-Cass

Calligrapher
Judith Bainbridge


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military

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The recipient's emblems have been confirmed on 4 October 2004 in Volume IV, page 487 of the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada.