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The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

Hamilton, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
February 15, 2010
Vol. V, p. 498

Badge of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

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A torteau charged with a leopard’s face Or and environed by a wreath of thistles proper, overall an annulus Azure edged and inscribed ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND and CANADA in letters Or surmounted in chief by the Royal Crown proper and in base by two scrolls Azure edged and inscribed ALBAINN and GU-BRATH in letters Or;





The Crown represents service to the Sovereign. The wreath of thistles (the national flower of Scotland), here, in the shape of a maple leaf representing service to Canada, is a common device among badges of highland infantry regiments. The leopard’s face is based on the crest of Lieutenant-Colonel William Alexander Logie, the regiment’s first commanding officer. “ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND CANADA” is a form of the regimental title and “ALBAINN GU-BRATH” is the motto of the regiment.


Meaning “Scotland forever”;