Marine Artillery

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Origin and History

There were 8 brigades of Marine Artillery totaling some 1,000 gunners.

Service during the War

No information available yet

Uniform

No information available yet

Colours

The batallonas (ordonnance flags): white field with a red Burgundian cross running across the field

  • obverse: a black anchor pointing outwards in cantons one and four; a black grenade with golden flames in cantons two and three
  • reverse: a black anchor pointing inwards in the cantons to the hoist; a golden mortar in the cantons to the fly

References

Peréz, José Luis Calvo and Luis Grávalos González: Banderas de Espana, Silex 1983

Acknowledgment

Volker Scholz for the information on the colours.