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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
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
October 4, 2004
Vol. IV, p. 487

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Blazon

Badge

A horse statant Or on a grassy mound Vert above the number 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 symbolizes 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 March 12, 2005, in Volume 139, page 691 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not applicable

Painter
* Not applicable / Sans objet

Calligrapher
* Not applicable / Sans objet


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military

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The recipient's emblems have been originally recorded on 1 November 2002 in Volume IV, page 299 of the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada.