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420 Combat Support Squadron

London, Ontario
Confirmation of a Badge
April 20, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 702

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a snowy owl stooping proper;

Motto

AD FINEM PUGNATUS;


Symbolism

Badge

The snowy owl is indigenous to Canada and hunts by night.

Motto

This Latin phrase means literally “We fight to finish”, and which has historically been translated by the unit as “We fight to the finish”;


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 31, 2018, in Volume 152, page 893 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
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Painter
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Calligrapher
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Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military

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The Badge was originally approved by Her Majesty The Queen in August 1983.