Awarded: April 1937 (BR23)
Blazon: An Eagle Gules preying on a Falcon Or.
Link: The device had been in use for a number of years prior to the formal authorization.
Motto: (Latin) Semper aggressus – Always having attacked.
History: Formed at Gosport 1 September 1915#
Sponsored by Mr R G D Penford in Memory of Sgt.Pilot V W R Penford,Battle of Britain pilot, 1940.
Battle Honours: 1.Home Defence 1916. 2.Ypres 1917. 3.Somme 1918. 4.Channel & North Sea 1939-40. 5.North Africa 1943. 6.Italy 1943-44. 7. Anzio & Nettuno. 8.France & Germany 1944-45. 9. Western Front 1916-18. 10.Somme 1916. 11.Arras. 12.Fortress Europe 1940-44. 13.Sicily 1943. 14.Ruhr 1944-45.