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Tartan Details - Hitchens, William Henry

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Hitchens, William Henry" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10251
Designer: Genet, Eric D
Tartan date: 09/07/2010
Registration date: 27 July 2010
Category: Name
Restrictions: Yes. This tartan is designed for use by the descendants of William Henry Hitchens and any who may wish to honour him and/or his family or the Hitchens name in general.

Registration notes: William Henry Hitchens (1894–1950) was born in Cornwall, the son of a tin miner who became a miner himself. After serving in World War I with the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry he migrated to Canada to work in the gold mines of northern Ontario. The bright red reflects Canada, with five stripes to represent his children. The green represents the land and the blue the depths and broad expanse of the oceans between Cornwall and Canada. The black and white reflect St. Piran’s Cross and the Cornish flag.
Registrant details: Mr Eric Genet, PO Box 1877, Colstrip, Montana, United States, 59323
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