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Voltigeurs de Quebec

image located by John Bertrand, 15 August 2019

The regiment of the Voltigeurs de Quebec made the news recently when their headquarter (the Manège Militaire Voltigeurs de Québec) burned down.

The regiment is the oldest extant French-Canadian regiment, having been founded in 1862. It is currently an infantry regiment within the Reserve of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Its flag is dark green with a number of red diagonal stripes starting from the bottom hoist toward the upper fly. Near the top is the word "Voltigeurs" in white or pale grey written in a Fraktur-type font. Being hanging, it is impossible to tell if there is anything more on it although the second picture below seem to have an object (fleur-de-lys ?) near the fly and a silver border.

The flag can be seen here and here.
Marc Pasquin, 17 May 2008

The flag shown above is identified as the Camp flag
John Bertrand, 15 August 2019