Awarded: July 1936

Blazon: A cubit Arm the hand grasping a Spear all Azure

Link: The squadron was known as “The Spearpoints” after being part of a Q force from Suez to Constantinople in 1926.

Motto: Latin: Nil nos tremefacit – Nothing shakes us.

History: Formed Castle Bromwich 27 April 1916.

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all who served with No 55 Squadron.

Battle Honours: 1. Western Front 1916-18. 2. Ypres 1917. 3. Independent Force & Germany 1918. 4. Egypt & Libya 1940-43. 5. El Alamein.6. El Hamma. 7. Sicily 1943. 8. Gothic Line. 9. Arras. 10. North Africa 1943. 11. Salerno. 12. Italy 1943-45. 13. Gustav Line.