Awarded: May 1936 (BR19)

Blazon: Between Wings elevated and conjoined in base Or a Dolphin head downwards proper

Link: The dolphin, a design long used by the unit, represents the aircraft of that name in use by the sqn in 1918. It is also a very active creature which represents the unit’s service record.

Motto: Latin: Possunt quia posse videntur – They can because they think they can.

History: Formed at Castle Bromwich 1 September 1915

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice whilst Serving on 19 Squadron.

Battle Honours: 1. Western Front 1916-18. 2. Somme 1916. 3. Ypres 1917. 4. Dunkirk. 5. Battle of Britain 1940. 6. Fortress Europe 1942-44. 7. Normandy 1944 8. Arnhem. 9. Arras. 10. Somme 1918. 11. Lys. 12. Amiens. 13. Hindenburg Line. 14. Home Defence 1940-42. 15. Channel & North Sea 1941-42. 16. Dieppe. 17 France & Germany 1944-45.

Further Reading …

Fighter Squadron, 19 Squadron

Derek Palmer

Self, 1990

Hardback 384pp