RAF HERALDRY TRUST

Our aim is to catalogue and preserve the heraldic badges of all RAF units past and present.

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RAF Ouston

Ouston Blazon: A Lion rampant Purpure in front of a Roman Helmet Or Link: The Roman helmet has been chosen with reference to the Roman wall which runs parallel to the camp boundary and is also indicative of the Wing of the Royal Air Force Regiment stationed there who...
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RAF Oakhanger

Oakhanger Blazon: In front of a Roundel Sable charged with a Decrescent Argent a Petasus Or Link: The station’s prime function is to transmit and to receive data passed through space via earth satellites represented by the decrescent and to communicate by radio waves....
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RAF Norton

Norton Blazon: A Flash of Lightning Gules and a Chain Or grasped by two Gauntlets Argent in saltire Link: The flash of lightning and chain grasped by gauntlets symbolises the station’s main function which is to receive and test the constituent elements of mobile radar...
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RAF North Coates

North Coates Blazon: In front of a Flash of Lightning Or in bend a Ballista Gules Link: A Ballista, which is an ancient weapon for bombardment, indicates the Unit’s association with defensive and offensive weapons. The colour of the Balista is Gules as the Unit has...
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RAF Nordhorn

Nordhorn Blazon: A young Hen Harrier head turned to the sinister proper perched upon a Hunting Horn Or Link: The Hen Harrier takes its prey both from the ground and, occasionally, in flight and it can be said, therefore, to reflect the dual role of many of the ground...
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RAF Newton

Newton Blazon: An Eagle displayed crowned Argent and holding in the claws two Torches Or enflamed proper Link: This station wished to commemorate the fact that No.16 (Polish) Service Flying Training School was located there during the 1939-1945 War and was done by...
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RAF Negombo

Negombo Blazon: A representation of a demi-Sinhalese Lion Link: This unit is a staging post on the Far East trunk route and the Sinhalese Lion indicates its location. Date of Issue: November 1954 Motto: Serve to unite History: Opened 14 March 1944 Closed 1 November...
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RAF Mildenhall

Mildenhall Blazon: Issuant from an Astral Crown Or the upper part of an Ionic Pillar proper thereon an Eagle affrontee wings extended the head lowered an to the sinister of the first Link: This badge is a Close Copy of the badge granted to Support Command which...
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RAF Middleton St George

Middleton-St-George Blazon: A Canada Goose displayed proper holding the Blade of an Ancient Sword pommel and hilt to the sinister Argent Link: A Canada Goose commemorates the fact that Middleton-St-George – known locally as Goosepool – served as a Royal Canadian Air...
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RAF Luqa

Luqa Blazon: In front of a Maltese Cross per pale Argent/Gules a Castle Or Link: The design indicates that this important airfield in Malta withstood every attack against it throughout the siege of the ‘Island Fortress’ and remained on the offensive through all the...
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