20th Infantry Regiment Västerbotten Regiment, Swedish Army

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20TH INFANTRY REGIMENT VÄSTERBOTTEN REGIMENT, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 1624
Disbanded : 2000
Garrison : Umeå

Coat of arms (crest) of the 20th Infantry Regiment Västerbotten Regiment, Swedish Army

Official blazon

Motto: (not shown) De hava aldrig svikit eller för egen del tappat = They have never failed or for their own part lost.

Origin/meaning

The Provincial Arms of Lappland with the Muskets of the Infantry. The Motto is the words by King Gustaf III to the Regiment before the 1788 Campaign.

Regimental Colour

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Literature: Christian Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces; Tjänstemeddelanden för Försvarsmakten TFG 950009. Regimental Colour from Christian Braunstein: Svenska Försvarsmaktens fälttecken efter millennieskiftet - Flags and Standards of the Swedish Armed Forces after the Turn of the Century.