42nd Armored Tank Battalion

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42nd Armored Tank Battalion

Shield: Vert an elephant salient proper (buff) armed argent, laugued gules, richly caparisoned of the field, fimbriated of the fourth and trimmed of the third, upon its back a Howdah with four spears of the last.

Crest: None.

Motto: Never to the rear.

Description: The charging elephant, equipped with the trappings of war, is the symbol of the tanks as it filled the same position in the armies of ancient days. The motto “Never to the rear” is expressive of the determination of the personnel of the organization never to retreat. The numerical designation is indicated be the four spears and two tusks.