Awarded: February 1937 (BR41)

Blazon: A double armed Cross Gules

Link: The badge is adopted from the Arms of St Omer which was the location of the Sqn’s first active service HQ in 1914-18

Motto: Seek and destroy.

History: Formed Gosport 14 July 1916

Commissioned by Mr Grant Cornwell and dedicated by Mr GH Bennions DFC to the air- and ground crew of 41 (F) Squadron with      whom he was privileged to serve from 1936-41.

Battle Honours: 1. Western front 1916-18. 2. Somme 1916. 3. Cambrai 1917. 4. Amiens. 5. Battle of Britain 1940. 6.Fortress Europe 1940-44. 7. Dieppe. 8. France & Germany 1944-45. 9. Arras. 10. Somme 1918. 11. Lys. 12 Home Defence 1940-44. 13. Arnhem. 14. Walcheren. 15.Gulf 1991