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Wallace Graham Breck

Kingston, Ontario
Grant of Arms and Badge
February 15, 1992
Vol. II, p. 121

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Per fess escartelé grady of five Or and Sable in chief a galley also Sable sail furled Argent and oars in action Gules;


A demi lion Or langued Gules grasping in its dexter paw a sword Argent hilt and pommel Sable and in its sinister paw a slating knife Argent hilt Sable;


FIRMUS MANEO. This Latin phrase means "I remain firm".


On an open book per pale Or and Sable a chemist's flask billetty all counterchanged;


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Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on July 25, 1992, in Volume 125, page 2302 of the Canada Gazette.

Artist Information

Original concept of David Bowyer, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

David Bowyer

David Bowyer

Recipient Information


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