NEILL, John Watson, MSA   

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NEILL, John Watson, MSA
Arms: Argent two lions rampant combatant Gules supporting a dexter hand couped at the wrist of the last, in chief three mullets of the second and in base embattled a fish naiant counterchanged.
Crest: Issuant from a mount Vert, an arm vambraced gauntleted embowed proper holding a scroll Argent.
Badge: On a plate a ship enflamed proper flagged Azure set on a base barry wavy Azure and Argent, all encircled by an annulus Gules charged in base with a mullet and inscribed LOCUS OMN. ET OMN. IN LOCO SUO in letters Argent.
Flag: A standard, the Arms in hoist, the fly per fess Gules and Argent charged with the Crest and the Badge.
Motto: LOCUS OMNIBUS ET OMNIA IN LOCO SUO ("A place for everything and everything in its place")
Source: Grant, Canadian Heraldic Authority, Ottawa, October 15, 2006. These arms were augmented by the grant of a badge and flag by the Canadian Heraldic Authority, June 15, 2009.
Artist: Gordon Macpherson

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Released: December 15, 2006 / Last modified: May 26, 2015