Military Region of Tomar, Portuguese Army

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MILITARY REGION OF TOMAR, PORTUGUESE ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Military Region of Tomar, Portuguese Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Brodure Gules field Argent a Cross of the Order of Christ. Crest a Tower Sable. Mantling Gules doubled Argent.

The Cross of the Order of Christ, symbolises the fact that this Order had its Headquarters in the City of Tomar. The Brodure is the sign of a Military Region. The Tower in the Crest is from the Coat of Arms of the City of Tomar.

Military Region of Tomar was deactivted in 1975. It was in 1962-1970 known as 2nd Military Region.


Literature: Normas de Heráldica do Exército Regulamento da Simbologica do Exército