110th Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard

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110TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, PENNSYLVANIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Coat of arms (crest) of the 110th Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard

Official blazon

Shield: Tierced per fess Gules, Argent, and Azure; I. A Spanish castle (from the Spanish Campaign Medal) Or. II. A palm tree (from the Philippine Campaign Medal) Vert between two mullets of the first.
III. Six fleurs-de-lis, three, two and one, of the fourth.
Crest: Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure, a lion rampant guardant Proper holding in dexter paw a naked scimitar of the first, hilted Or and in sinister an escutcheon of the first on a fess Sable three plates.
Motto: CUIUSQUE DEVOTIO EST VIS REGIMENTI (The Devotion of Each Is The Strength Of The Regiment)

Origin/meaning

The castle represents the engagement at Manila during the Spanish-American War. The red background and the gold charge are in the Spanish colors.The palm tree is for service in the Philippine Insurrection
and the two mullets the engagements at Manila and Malolos. Service in the Civil War is shown by the cross patée, the badge of the 5th Corps, 3rd Division, in which the organization served in that war.
The five-pointed stars appear upon the Philippine flag. The six fleurs-de-lis symbolize the battle honors won during World War I. The Crest is that for Regiments and Separate Battalions of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

The Coat of arms was approved on 132 May, 1927. ___________________________________________________________

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