The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh's Own)

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Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Approval of a Queen’s Colour
August 20, 2021
Vol. VIII, p. 2

Flag of The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh's Own)
Flag of The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh's Own)
 
Flag of The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh's Own)

Flag of The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh's Own)

Blazon

Gules on a Canadian pale Argent a maple leaf charged with an annulus Gules edged, inscribed THE CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OF OTTAWA and (DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S OWN) in letters Or, and ensigned by the Royal Crown proper;

Symbolism

As an infantry regiment, The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh’s Own) uses as its Queen’s Colour the National Flag of Canada with the addition of an annulus bearing its designation and ensigned by the Royal Crown.

 

Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the letters patent was made on December 11, 2021 in Volume 155, page 5669 of the Canada Gazette.

Letters patent approving the heraldic emblems of The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh's Own)Letters patent approving the heraldic emblems of The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh's Own)

Additional Information

Creator(s)

Original concept of the Department of National Defence, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter

Robert Grey

Calligrapher

Kathy Feig

Recipient Type

Military Institution