Awarded: April 1943 (BR37)

Blazon: A Hawk rising wings elevated and addorsed belled and jessed all or legged Gules armed Azure hooded Gules/Azure/Or.

Link: The badge represents ‘blind flying’.

Motto: Wise without eyes.

History: Formed Orfordness 15 April 1916. Disbanded Khormaksar 5 September 1967.

Sponsored by Just Wood and dedicated to all who served with No 37 Squadron.

Battle Honours: 1. Home Defence 1916-18. 2. Dunkirk. 3. Fortress Europe 1940. 4. Malta 1940,1942. 5. Greece 1941. 6. El Alamein. 7. Italy 1943-45. 8. South-East Europe 1943-45. 9. Channel & North Sea 1939-40. 10. Norway 1940. 11. France & Low Countries 1940. 12. Invasion Ports 1940. 13. Ruhr 1940. 14. Berlin 1940. 15. Egypt & Libya 1940-43. 16. Mediterranean 1940-43. 17. Iraq 1941. 18. Syria 1941. 19. Sicily 1943. 20.Salerno.