Awarded: November 1939

Blazon: A Tyger rampant double queued Or

Link: The tyger double queued refers to the Sqn having at one time Whitley IV aircraft with twin rudders and two Tiger engines.

Motto: Latin: Nemo non paratus – Nobody unprepared.

History: Formed Newhaven 1 November 1916 and remains current.NB. The squadron finally disbanded in the Falklands in December 2007 after the artwork was completed.

Commissioned by Mr Grant Cornwell in Memory of Sgt (Navigator)J Ord,1530987, killed in action on 31 March 1944 aged 21.

 

Battle Honours: 1.Home Defence 1916-18. 2. Fortress Europe 1940-44. 3. Ruhr 1940-45. 4. Berlin 1940-44. 5. Channel & North Sea 1942-45. 6.Normandy 1944. 7. France & Germany 1944-45. 8. Rhine. 9. Invasion Ports 1940. 10 Biscay Ports 1940-43. 11. Walcheren.