Awarded: March 1940

Blazon: The Lincoln Imp Gules

Link: The Lincoln Imp associates the Squadron with the Hemswell district in which it was reformed in 1937

Motto: Latin: Per purum tonantes – Thundering through the clear sky

History: Formed 24 July 1917 at Rochford. Disbanded Upwood 31 March 1958

Commissioned by Jean Wilcox and dedicated to all personnel who served with No 61 Sqn.

Battle Honours: No Standard.

Further Reading …

Thundering Through the Clear Air, 61 Squadron

Derek Brammer

Self, 1997

Paperback 163pp