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Tartan Details - Grimwood, J (Personal)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Grimwood, J (Personal)" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12464
Designer: Grimwood, Jack
Tartan date: 24/03/2019
Registration date: 16 April 2019
Category: Name
Restrictions: Yes. For the exclusive use of immediate family, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Registration notes: A personal tartan for Jack Grimwood. The colours were chosen to commemorate his service at sea: red represents the mine which sank HMS Fitzroy in 1942 while Jack was on board after minesweeping off the East Coast of Scotland and from the Faroes to Iceland; red also represents the flag of Norway, where Jack served the Commanding Officer of Allied Forces Northern Europe at Kolsås in the 1970s; dark grey represents Jack’s service with Admiral Rufus Mackenzie in the early and mid 1960s establishing Resolution class submarines at HMNB Clyde/Faslane; light grey marks HMS Forth where Jack served in the late 1960s; white represents the flag of Malta, where Jack was on Mountbatten’s staff in a junior capacity in the 1950s.
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