Category:121st Infantry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Azure, a saltire Gray fimbriated Or between in fess a prickly pear cactus and a fleur-de-lis of the like.
  • Crest: On a wreath of the colors (Or and Azure) a boar's head erased Gules, in the mouth an oak branch Vert fructed Or.
  • Motto: FACIENDUM EST (It Shall Be Done).

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The shield is blue for Infantry.
  2. The gray saltire represents service in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
  3. The cactus symbolizes Mexican border duty and the fleur-de-lis service in France during World War I.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Georgia Army National Guard.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was originally approved for the 121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia National Guard on 1928-06-26.
  2. It was redesignated for the 162nd Tank Battalion, Georgia National Guard on 1956-05-24.
  3. The coat of arms was redesignated for the 121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia National Guard on 1961-04-17.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Shield: A Gold metal and enamel device 1 1/16 inches (2.70 cm) in width overall consisting of an "Old Gray Bonnet" Proper. The insignia to be manufactured and worn in pairs.
  • Crest: On a wreath of the colors (Argent and Azure) a badger couchant Proper
  • Motto: LES TERRIBLES.

Symbolism[edit]

  • The 121st Infantry Regiment adopted "The Old Gray Bonnet" as the official air and is known as the "Old Gray Bonnet" Regiment.

Background[edit]

  1. distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia National Guard on 1928-06-26.
  2. It was redesignated for the 162nd Tank Battalion, Georgia National Guard on 1956-05-24.
  3. The coat of arms was redesignated for the 121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia National Guard on 1961-04-17.

Flag[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  • Organizational colors:
  1. Background: National Flag Blue
  2. Fringe: Yellow.
  3. Letters and Numbers: National Flag Blue
  4. Scrolls: White
  5. Outline of scrolls:Yellow
  • Arms:
  1. The flag has a solid background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon, in Proper Colors.
  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.
  6. When a unit is allocated to two or more States, the Crests will be displayed in the order of the entry of each State in the Union.

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