ROYAL LIFEREGIMENTS GRENADIERS

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History:

The regiment, formerly known as the Liferegiment on foot, was formed in 1893 by merging the Lifegrenadiers on foot and Närkes regiment.  It was located in Örebro until disbanded in 1992.

No 3 Royal liferegiment on foot had its origins in the liferegiment on horse that was divided into three corps in 1791. One of these was the Liferegimentbrigades light infantrybattallion that from 1808 was known as the Liferegimentbrigades grenadiers. In 1815 the unit was named Liferegimenets grenadiercorps and became an independant unit.

No 21 Royal Närkes regiment traces its heritage to the Närkes - Värmlands regiment that was split into two separate regiments in 1812.

Colors:

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The regiments colors were light blue and white.

Heraldic symbol:

The national three crowns surrounded by a straw wreath to commemorate the battle of Lund.

Victory names:

WALLHOF 1626

DIRSCHAU 1627

LUETZEN 1632

OLDENDORF 1633

WITTSTOCK 1636

LEIPZIG 1642

WARZAWA    1656

GNESEN 1656

FREDERIKSODDE 1657

THE CROSSING OF THE BÄLT 1658

LUND 1676

LANDSKRONA 1677

NARVA 1700

DUENA 1701

KLISZOW 1702

PULTUSK 1703

FRAUSTADT 1706

HOLOVZCYN 1708

MALATITZE 1708

HÄLSINGBORG 1710

GADEBUSCH 1712

SVENSKSUND 1790

Device:

"Artibus et armis recuperatur gloria"

Knowledge and weapons gives glory

Celebration day:

4th of December. The anniversary of the battle of Lund.