Awarded: February 1937 (BR12)

Blazon: A Fox’s Mask proper.

Link: The fox refers to the Fairey Fox aircraft, the squadron being the only unit equipped with this type, with which it established a   good reputation.

Motto: Leads the Field

History: Formed Netheravon 14 February 1915. Remains Current. (2005)

Battle Honours:

  • Loos
  • Cambrai 1917
  • Somme 1918
  • France & Low Countries 1939-40
  • Meuse Bridges
  • Berlin 1941-45
  • Ruhr 1941-45
  • Rhine
  • Gulf 1991
  • Western Front 1915-18
  • Somme 1916
  • Arras
  • Hindenburg Line
  • Fortress Europe 1940-44
  • German Ports 1941-45
  • Biscay Ports 1940-45
  • France & Germany 1944-45
  • Awarded 18th Honour ‘Iraq 2003’ after completion of artwork

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all who served with No 12 Squadron.