17th Infantry Regt Bohuslän Regiment, Swedish Army

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17TH INFANTRY REGT BOHUSLÄN REGIMENT, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 21 December 1720 by amalgamating one Squadron from the Riksäkedrottningens livregemente till häst and the Bohusläns dragonskvadron
Named Bohusläns kavalleri- och dragonregmente, in 1727 reorganised as Bohusläns dragonregemente. In 1791 become Infantry.
Disbanded : 1992
Garrison : Uddevalla

Coat of arms (crest) of the 17th Infantry Regt Bohuslän Regiment, Swedish Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Ther Regimental Coat of Arms shows the Provincial Arms of Bohuslän with Infantry Insignia.

Regimental Colour

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