Awarded: July 1939 (BR39)

Blazon: On an equilateral Triangle Gules a Petrel’s head erased Or.

Link: The triangle alludes to the use of that device between 1916-18.The petrel’s head is indicative of low level anti-submarine patrols.

Motto: Latin: Forte et fidele – Strong and faithful.

History: Formed Netheravon 15 April 1916 finally disbanded Lyneham 7 January 1976

Sponsored by Flt.Lt.Bernard Hyde AE and Mrs Marian Hyde in Memory of all who served with the   Sqn especially at Down Ampney and Chittagong in particular of my crew F/O Don Wood,F/O Alan Platts and W/O Frank Ball.

Battle Honours: 1. Western Front 1917-18. 2. Arras. 3. Channel & North Sea 1939-40. 4. Dunkirk. 5. Atlantic 1941-42. 6. Mediterranean 1943. 7. Arnhem. 8. Rhine.