Hordaland Defence District (FDI 9), Norwegian Army

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HORDALAND DEFENCE DISTRICT (FDI 9), NORWEGIAN ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Hordaland Defence District (FDI 9), Norwegian Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Eagle are taken from the Coat of Arms of Bjarne Erlingsson of the Bjarkøy Family, a local lord in 1287. The Colours White and Black are taken from the Colour of the Hordaland Infantry Regiment No 9. The District and Regiment are now disbanded.

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Literature: Hærens Avdelingsmerker 1994