Awarded: October 1938

Blazon: A demi-Talbot rampant Azure charged on the shoulder with a Maple-leaf Or

Link: The unit used in 1917-18,a depiction of a dog going to an empty cupboard. The talbot, an heraldic dog maintains this connection. The maple-leaf represents the wartime Canadian personnel.

Motto: Latin: Tutor et ultor – Protector and avenger.

History: Formed Upavon 1 July 1917 disbanded Akrotiri 17 March 1969.

Sponsored by Mr Don Minterne in Memory of his brother P.R.’Pete’Minterne, who served with the Squadron from 1937-42.

Battle Honours: 1. Western Front 1918 2.Maine 1918.3. France & Low Countries 1939-40. 4. Battle of Britain 1940. 5. Egypt & Libya 1940-43. 6.Mediterranean 1941-43. 7. El Alamein. 8. South East Europe 1943-45. 9. Lys. 10. Amiens.11. Arras. 12. Hindenburg line. 13. El Hamma. 14. Italy 1943-45.