4th Cavalry Regiment Norrland Dragoons, Swedish Army

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4TH CAVALRY REGIMENT NORRLAND DRAGOONS, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 1646 as the Ångermanlands, Medelpads och Jämtlands regemente, becoming in 1893 the Norrlands dragonregemente.
Disbanded : 2004
Garrison : Stockholm (1893-1901), Umeå (1901-), Arvidsjaur ,one Squadron was located to Boden in 1928-1938.

Coat of arms (crest) of the 4th Cavalry Regiment Norrland Dragoons, Swedish Army

Official blazon

I blått fält Jämtlands vapenbild, en gående älg av silver, angripen på ryggen av en lyftande falk, framifrån av en upprest hund, båda av guld; samtliga djur med röd beväring.
Skölden lagd över två korslagda värjor av guld.

Origin/meaning

Uses the Coat of Arms of Jämtland with Cavalry Rapiers. Approved in 1977. It was the last Swedish Cavalry Unit to train in Mounted Service which ended in 1967. Officer's Horses was keept until 1970.


Regimental Guidon

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Literature: Guidon from Carl Herlitz: Svenska arméns regementen. Christian Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.