HMS Matabele, Royal Navy

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HMS MATABELE, ROYAL NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the HMS Matabele, Royal Navy
Official blazon
English Per fess wavy white and blue; an elephant passant proper.

Origin/meaning

Based on the Seal of Tribal Chief Lobengula. The badge was approved in 1938.

Literature: Image from ebay.com. Information from Admiralty Badges Encyclopaedia by T.P. Stopford.

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