Awarded: February 1937

Blazon: A Tiger’s Face proper

Link: The badge is based upon one used in 1917-18

Motto: I fear no man

History: Formed Northolt 1 July 1917 Remains current. NB:  Finally disbanded at Valley on 22 September 2000 after completion of the artwork.

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore in Memory of all who have served with 74 Squadron since 1917 and dedicated to those who have    given their lives proudly flying and fiercely fighting as a tiger.

Battle Honours: 1. Western Front 1918. 2. France & Low Countries 1940. 3. Dunkirk. 4. Battle of Britain 1940. 5. Fortress Europe 1940-41 & 44. 6. Mediterranean 1943. 7. Normandy 1944. 8. France & Germany 1944-45. 9. Home Defence 1940-41. 10 Walcheren. 11. Rhine.

Further Reading …

Tigers, 74 Squadron

Bob Cossey

Arms and Armour,

1992

Hardback 320pp