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31 Service Battalion
Approval of a Badge
April 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 345
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Per bend Azure and Gules a bend Or, overall an arrowhead Argent charged with a maple leaf Gules;
BELLUM EST CRAS;
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.
This Latin phrase means “The war is tomorrow”.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 14, 2015, in Volume 149, page 504 of the Canada Gazette.
Original concept of Manon Labelle, Miramichi Herald, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.
D. Robert Tunstall