Infantry Regiment No 1, Portuguese Army

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INFANTRY REGIMENT NO 1, PORTUGUESE ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Infantry Regiment No 1, Portuguese Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Rose is from the Arms of the Count of Lippe, for which the Regiment was named in 1763. The Chief is for the Machine Gun Battalion Nr 1 whose traditions the Regiment inherited in 1960. The Raven in the Crest Symbolises the City of Lisbon, it is charged with a Fortress symbolising the Calçada de Ajuda Garrison in the City.

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