The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Heraldry Today

The contents of this Register are intended for research purposes only. The heraldic emblems found in the Register may not be reproduced in any form or in any media without the written consent of the Canadian Heraldic Authority and/or the recipient.

Colin Wilbert Reichle

St. Albert, Alberta
Grant of Arms, with differences to Nicholas Robert Alexander Reichle and Kimberly Alexandra Kathleen Reichle
February 20, 2014
Vol. VI, p. 327

Arms of Colin Wilbert Reichle

[ previous page ]



Per fess Gules and Azure a fess between three estoiles Or;




A bear erect Gules holding in its dexter forepaw a hunting horn proper and resting its sinister foot on a pellet;



Red and blue are the artillery colours, alluding to Mr. Reichle’s military service in the Canadian Armed Forces, particularly with the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery. The fess represents a wall and thus symbolizes the defence of Canada. The three stars evoke other Reichle German arms, as well as airbursts of artillery shells.


Not applicable


The bear symbolizes Mr. Reichle’s enjoyment of hunting. The hunting horn is based on the one in the badge of the North Saskatchewan Regiment in which he served. The cannonball makes another allusion to Mr. Reichle’s military service.