16th Infantry Regiment Halland Regiment, Swedish Army

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16TH INFANTRY REGIMENT HALLAND REGIMENT, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 1624 as the Västgöta-Dals regemente and in 1901 renamed Hallands regemente
Disbanded : 2000
Garrison : Halmstad (1907-2000)

Coat of arms (crest) of the 16th Infantry Regiment Halland Regiment, Swedish Army

Official blazon

I blått fält Hallands vapenbild, ett lejon av silver med röd beväring. Skölden lagd över två korslagda musköter av guld.

Origin/meaning

The Regimental Coat of Arms shows the Provincial Arms of Halland with Infantry Insignia.

Regimental Colour

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Literature: Regimental Colour from Christian Braunstein: Svenska Försvarsmaktens fälttecken efter millennieskiftet. Christian Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.