Awarded: October 1936 (BR39)

Blazon: A winged Bomb Vert

Link: The badge is based upon an old established one

Motto: Latin: Die noctoque – By day and by night.

History: Formed Hounslow 15 April 1916

Commissioned by Mr RT Harding in Memory of his cousin KW Pritchard who helped service the Mosquitos of 39 Sqn in the early 1950’s

Battle Honours: 1. Home Defence 1916-18. 2. East Africa 1940. 3.Egypt & Libya 1940-43. 4. Greece 1941. 5. Mediterranean 1941-43. 6. Malta 1942. 7. North Africa 1942-43. 8. South East Europe 1944-45.

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Further Reading …

The Winged Bomb: History of 39 Squadron

Ken Delve

Midland Counties, 1985

Hardback

Partisan Wings, the Biferno Journal, 39 Squadron

Peter Hatcher

Trente Novo Publishing, 1994

Paperback 474pp