Category:112th Infantry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Argent, issuant in fess a bridge of one arch Proper masoned Sable, the center portion shot away, in chief a cross patée Azure and a Spanish castle Gules; in base a lion rampant of the third grasping a cross of Lorraine of the fourth.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure, a lion rampant guardant Proper holding in dexter paw a naked scimitar of the first, hilted Or and in sinister an escutcheon of the first on a fess Sable three plates.
  • Motto: STRIVE, OBEY, ENDURE.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. To the old coat of arms of the 112th Infantry Regiment are added a rampant lion as found on the arms of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg grasping a red cross of the province of Lorraine in France.
  2. The lion is in the Infantry color and both symbols represent the locale of the Regiment’s combat in World War II.
  3. The shield is white, the old Infantry color.
  4. Service in the Civil War is shown by the cross patée, the badge of the 5th Corps, 3rd Division, in which the organization served in that war.
  5. The Spanish castle indicates service in Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War, while the bridge, which is a representation of the bridge over the Vesle River at Fismes, France, where the Regiment saw its hardest fighting, symbolizes service in the World War I.
  • Crest: The crest is that of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was originally approved on 1930-01-02.
  2. The insignia was amended to correct the blazon on 2008-05-16.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  • A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 5/32 inches (2.94 cm) in height overall consisting of shield blazoned: Argent (Silver Gray), issuant in fess a bridge of one arch Sable masoned of the first, the center portion shot away, in chief a cross patée Azure and a Spanish castle Gules; in base a lion rampant of the third grasping a cross of Lorraine of the fourth. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Silver scroll inscribed “STRIVE OBEY ENDURE” in Blue letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  1. To the old coat of arms of the 112th Infantry Regiment are added a rampant lion as found on the arms of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg grasping a red cross of the province of Lorraine in France.
  2. The lion is in the Infantry color and both symbols represent the locale of the Regiment’s combat in World War II.
  3. The shield is white, the old Infantry color.
  4. Service in the Civil War is shown by the cross patée, the badge of the 5th Corps, 3rd Division, in which the organization served in that war.
  5. The Spanish castle indicates service in Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War, while the bridge, which is a representation of the bridge over the Vesle River at Fismes, France, where the Regiment saw its hardest fighting, symbolizes service in the World War I.

Background[edit]

  1. The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved on 1930-01-02.
  2. It was amended to show additional war service on1951-08-29.
  3. The insignia was amended to update the description on 2008-05-16.

Flag[edit]

  • a.Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  3. Fringe: 2½”
  • b.Description.
  1. The flag has a solid background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon.
  2. In its right talon the eagle holds an olive branch; in its left talon, a bundle of 13 arrows, all in proper colors.
  3. Its beak grasps a scroll inscribed with the unit motto.
  4. Below the eagle is a scroll inscribed with the designation of the organization.
  5. On the eagle’s breast is embroidered the shield of the coat of arms and the State Crest is above the eagle’s head.
  • c. Organizational colors:
  1. Organization: Infantry
  2. Background: National Flag Blue
  3. Fringe: Yellow.
  4. Letters and Numbers: National Flag Blue
  5. Scrolls.
    1. Outline:Yellow
    2. Background: White

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