Awarded: March 1940

Blazon: A Sword in bend Argent hilted Or severing a Mantle Gules doubled Argent.

Link: The Arms of Dover include a reference to St Martin who divided his cloak or mantle with a beggar. The mantle is also symbolic of the protection given by RAF units.

Motto: From Defence to attack.

History: Formed Dover 15 May 1916  Disbanded Waddington 31 March 1984.

Sponsored by Bert Aggas in Memory of Flt Lt Paul M P Crampton DFC DFM

Battle Honours: 1. Home Defence 1916-18. 2. Channel & North Sea 1939-43. 3. German Ports 1940-45. 4. Ruhr 1940-45. 5. Berlin 1940-44. 6. Fortress Europe 1940-44. 7. Normandy 1944. 8. France & Germany 1944-45. 9. Norway 1940. 10. Baltic 1940-43. 11. France & Low Countries 1940. 12. Biscay Ports 1940-44. 13 Invasion Ports 1940. 14. Walcheren. 15. Rhine