Auguste Georges Vachon, AIH, FRHSC is a Canadian officer of arms. He held the post of Saint-Laurent Herald of Arms in Ordinary at the Canadian Heraldic Authority from its foundation in 1988 until his retirement in 2000. Since then, he has served as Outaouais Herald of Arms Emeritus.
Coat of arms
Auguste Vachon was granted arms by the Canadian Heraldic Authority on May 28, 1992. The arms are blazoned:Sable a triple-towered Castle Or windows Gules portcullis shut Sable flaming Gules in chief two Suns Or, and for the crest Above a helmet mantled Sable doubled Or wreathed of these colours a demi bull Gules accorné unguled ringed gorged of oak leaves and belled all Or holding in its dexter hoof a magnifying glass proper rim and handle Sable.
On April 3, 2001 Vachon was granted supporters as an honourable augmentation to his arms in recognition of his distinguished service to Canadian heraldry: Upon a grassy mound set with gloriosa Daisies (Rudbeckia hirta) Or two Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis) proper.
- Canadian Heraldic Authority
- Entry in the Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges of Canada for the grant of supporters
- Entry in the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada Armorial
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