1st Armoured Regiment Göta Life Guards, Swedish Army

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1ST ARMOURED REGIMENT GÖTA LIFE GUARDS, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 1939 taking the name of a disbanded Infantry Regiment.
Disbanded : 1980
Garrison : Enköping

Coat of arms (crest) of the 1st Armoured Regiment Göta Life Guards, Swedish Army


Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The lesser Swedish State Coat of Arms indicating a Guards Unit, here with The Armoured Arms with Swords indicating a Armoured Unit. Not shown here is the Chain of the Order of the Seraphim which also formed part of the Coat of Arms.

Regimental Colour

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