Awarded: April 1937 (BR49)

Blazon: A Greyhound courant proper

Link: The greyhound is indicative of speed

Motto: Latin: Cave canem – Beware of the dog

History: Formed Dover 15 April 1916 disbanded 1 May 1965

Commissioned by the 49 Sqn Association

Battle Honours: 1.Western Front 1917-18. 2. Cambrai 1917. 3. Somme 1918. 4. German Ports 1940 -45. 5. Ruhr 1940 – 45. 6. Fortress Europe 1940 -44. 7.Berlin 1943-44 8.France & Germany 1944-45. 9.Channel & North Sea 1939-40. 10. France & Low Countries 1940. 11. Invasion Ports 1940. 12.Italy 1943-44. 13.Biscay Ports 1943. 14. Normandy 1944. 15. Walcheren. 16.Rhine.