43D INFANTRY REGIMENT
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Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, semé of bees volant Or, a sea lion of the second grasping in dexter claw a musket with bayonnet, on a canton of the second four muskets two and two saltirewise conjoined forming the Roman notation "XX" of the first.

Motto

None

Symbolism
The regiment was organized in 1917 at Fort Douglas, Utah, by transfer of men from the 20th Infantry. Its station is the Philippines. The seal of Utah is a beehive with flying bees and the arms of the Philippines display the sea lion. The Infantry is indicated by the color of the shield and musket in the lion's paw. The parent regiment is indicated by the canton.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 6 Jan 1922.





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