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Halifax, Nova Scotia
Registration of Arms
January 15, 2021
Vol. VII, p. 355
Arms of Mortimer Patrick Bogert
Or a lymphad proper pennons Gules between three apple trees eradicated fructed proper;
The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. Apple trees are commonly found in Bogert family emblems and are a canting reference to the Dutch word boomgaard, which means “orchard.”
A beaver couchant in front of an apple tree fructed proper upon a grassy mount Vert issuant from a mural crown Or;
The Canadian Heraldic Authority does not have confirmed symbolism for this emblem. The following comments are hypotheses only. The apple tree is a canting reference to the name Bogert. The beaver may refer to the numerous senior positions that Major-General Bogert held in the Canadian Army during the Second World War. The mural crown is a symbol of military achievement for an army officer.
This Latin word means “Integrity.”
Artist of the College of Arms, London / Artiste du Collège d’armes, Londres
The recipient’s emblems were originally recorded at the College of Arms, London, England, 15 May 1960.