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The Royal Military College of Canada

Kingston, Ontario
Approval of Regimental Colour
June 1, 2001
Vol. IV, p. 181

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Blazon

Flag

Azure a torteau charged with an arm in armour embowed, gauntletted, holding a sprig of three maple leaves Vert and issuant from a wreath Argent and Gules, within an annulus Gules fimbriated and inscribed Royal Military College of Canada • Collège militaire royal du Canada in letters Or, ensigned by the Royal Crown proper, encircled by two maple branches Or bound Gules and surmounted in base by a scroll bearing the motto Truth Duty Valour • Vérité Devoir Vaillance;


Symbolism

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Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on February 22, 2003, in Volume 137, page 516 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of the Unit, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority

Painter
Robert Grey

Calligrapher
Karen Mackay


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military

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