Awarded: February 1937 (BR13)

Blazon: In front of a Dagger Argent a Lynx’s head affrontee Sable

Link: The dagger is an old established device used by the squadron. The lynx’s head indicates vigilance.

Motto: Latin: Adjuvamus tuendo – We assist by watching

History: Formed Gosport 10 January 1915

Battle Honours:

  • Western Front 1915-18
  • Arras
  • Cambrai 1917
  • Somme 1918
  • France & Low Countries 1939-40
  • Dieppe
  • North Africa 1942-43
  • Italy 1944-45
  • Gulf 1991
  • Somme 1916
  • Hindenburg Line
  • Mediterranean 1943
  • Gustav Line
  • Gothic Line

Commissioned by XIII Squadron in Memory of those who failed to return.