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David Kelsey Dorward

Caledon East, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Flag and Badge, with differences to Kira Alexandra Wronska Dorward
May 10, 2004
Vol. IV, p. 373

Badge of David Kelsey Dorward

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Blazon

Badge

Two swords in saltire Gules surmounted by an oak leaf Argent charged with an arrow as in the Arms Gules;


Symbolism

Badge

The two swords can have two interpretations. The first represents the service by Mr. Dorward’s grandfather in the Black Watch Regiment, the tartan of which has base colours of blue and green. The second is an allusion again to the Loyalists, from the many swords appearing in the arms of the United Empire Loyalist Association of Canada. The oak leaf and arrow have meanings as explained above.