Marching banner : 2/2 Australian Anti-Tank Regiment Association

Unit 2/2nd Anti-Tank Regiment
Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL36397.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Flag
Physical description Cotton
Date made c 1946
Conflict Period 2000-2009
Period 1950-1959
Period 1970-1979
Period 1960-1969
Period 1990-1999
Period 1980-1989
Period 1940-1949
Description

Yellow cotton ANZAC Day marching banner of 2/2 Australian Anti-Tank Regiment Association. The banner has a pocket running the length of the top seam and seven stitched loops down each side to retain the carrying and strengthening poles. The bottom seam is edged with gold fringing. Embroidered on the front of the banner are the words '2/2 AUST. ANTI-TANK REGT.' in blue, and '7TH DIVISION A.I.F.' in red. A large 7 Division Artillery colour patch (a vertically divided red and bue diamond with a grey backing) is overlaid with a gold cannon and the regimental motto 'UBIQUE CONSENSU STABILES AUSTRALIA' in gold lettering on blue ribbons. The regiment's battle honours; 'SYRIA', 'PALESTINE', 'EGYPT', 'NEW GUINEA', 'MOROTAI', 'BALIKPAPAN' and 'LYBIA' (sic) are embroidered in red lettering on blue ribbons. On the reverse of the banner is a larger single 7 Division Artillery colour patch.

History / Summary

Marching banner used by members of the 2/2 Tank Anti-Tank Regiment Association at Anzac Day Ceremonies. The banner was designed by QX745 Sergeant King in 1946 and made by the wives of the association.