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37 Service Battalion

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Approval of a Badge
July 15, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 367

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Blazon

Badge

Per bend sinister Azure and Gules a bend sinister Or, overall a moose’s head couped proper;

Motto

NULLI SECUNDUS;


Symbolism

Badge

This arrangement of blue, yellow and red is found on other service battalion badges. The moose head represents both New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador, as moose are found in abundance in these provinces.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Second to none”.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 14, 2015, in Volume 149, page 504 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of the 37 Service Battalion, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Melissa Aberin

Calligrapher
Shirley Mangione


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military