Infantry Regiment No 19, Portuguese Army

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INFANTRY REGIMENT NO 19, PORTUGUESE ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Infantry Regiment No 19, Portuguese Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Colour Black symbolises the Uniforms of the Rifle Battalion No 10 raised in 1811 in the City of Chaves. This is shown by the Hunting Horn and Keys. The Eagle's Head indicated the fighting against French Troops during the Napoleonic Wars. The Wavy Fess indicate the River Tâmega in the vincinty of Chaves. The Crest alludes to the Castle of Chaves.

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