21st Infantry Regiment Västernorrland Regiment, Swedish Army

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21ST INFANTRY REGIMENT VÄSTERNORRLAND REGIMENT, SWEDISH ARMY

Raised : 1893
Disbanded : 2000
Garrison : Sollefteå

Coat of arms (crest) of the 21st Infantry Regiment Västernorrland Regiment, Swedish Army


Official blazon

Motto: (not shown) För Ditt land, Din hembygd, Ditt regemente = For your Country, For your Home District, For your Regiment.

Origin/meaning

Per pale the Provincial Arms of Ångermanland and Medelpad. These two Provinces makes up the County of Västernorrland which gave its named to the Regiment. The Motto was created in 1936 upon the creation of the Regimental Association.

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.