17TH INFANTRY DIVISION
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a septfoil, per saltire blue and red 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) circumscribing diameter, a white saltire 3/8 inch (.95 cm) in width.

Symbolism
The saltire or Saint Andrew's cross produces the effect of a Roman numeral 10 which placed on the septfoil, a seven lobed figure produces the number of the Division. The background is made blue and red, the colors of the Infantry Division distinguishing flag.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 3 August 1944.





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