31ST SIGNAL BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/16 inches (2.70 cm) consisting of a shield blazoned: Tenné three telephone wires bendwise interlaced with one of the like palewise, between two cornets all Argent. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "FIRMITER MANEO" In Black letters.

Symbolism
Orange and white are the colors of the Signal Corps. The functions of the organization are illustrated by the taut telephone wires and two cornets (medieval signal horn), the numerical designation being indicated by the group of three wires and the single strand. The motto translates to "I Remain Steadfast" and is suggestive of the character of the personnel in the performance of their duties.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 9 January 1943. It was amended to correct the motto on 16 February 1943.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Tenné three telephone wires bendwise interlaced with one of the like palewise, between two cornets all Argent.

Crest

None.

Motto

FIRMITER MANEO (I Remain Steadfast).

Symbolism

Shield

Orange and white are the colors of the Signal Corps. The functions of the organization are illustrated by the taut telephone wires and two cornets (medieval signal horn), the numerical designation being indicated by the group of three wires and the single strand. The motto translates to "I Remain Steadfast" and is suggestive of the character of the personnel in the performance of their duties.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 9 January 1943. It was amended to correct the motto on 16 February 1943.





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