ROCHE, Col. John Redmond, CM, OBE, FRHSC (Hon)   

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ROCHE, Col. John Redmond, CM, OBE, FRHSC (Hon)
Arms: Gules, three Roach naiant in pale and on a Chief Argent a pair of Scales Gules surmounted by a Sword point downwards proper hilt and pommel Or the whole between two Fleurs de Lis Azure.
Crest: Perched on a Rock proper a Sea Eagle wings addorsed Argent beaked and legged Or, holding in the dexter talon a Roach Argent.
Source: Genealogical Office, Dublin, June 1, 1962
College of Arms, London, October 10, 1967
Canadian Heraldic Authority, Ottawa, May 28, 1992.
Artist: Gordon Macpherson
Note: Col. J. Redmond Roche was one of the founders of the RHSC.
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Order of Canada, Member
Appointment: June 20, 1983
Investiture: October 5, 1983

Honorary Fellow
Royal Heraldry Society of Canada
Awarded: 1985

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