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435 Transport and Rescue Squadron

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2012
Vol. VI, p. 124

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a chinthe on a plinth Or;

Motto

CERTI PROVEHENDI;


Symbolism

Badge

The chinthe is a legendary monster that guards temples in Burma, where the squadron operated during the Second World War.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Determined on delivery”. The Motto refers to the unit’s activities as a transport squadron.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 3, 2012, in Volume 146, page 3054 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
Palina Klimava

Calligrapher
Shirley Mangione


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military

The badge was originally approved in August 1946.