Awarded: October 1941

Blazon: An Oak Tree fructed and eradicated Or.

Link: The ‘Major Oak’ appears in the Arms of Nottingham

Motto: latin: Vindicat in ventis – It avenges in the winds.

History: Formed Hucknall 26 March 1928. Disbanded Wymeswold 10 March 1957. The Sqn No. was revived on 1 October 1999 and is now an Offensive Support Role Support Sqn with the R Aux AF.

Battle Honours: 1. France & Low Countries 1940. 2. Battle of Britain 1940. 3. Home Defence 1940-42. 4. Atlantic 1941-42. 5. Fortress Europe 1942- 44. 6. Normandy 1944. 7. Arnhem. 8. France & Germany 1944-45

Commissioned by Gerald Smith and Trevor Handley as a tribute to all those who served with 504 (County of Nottingham) Squadron in defence of freedom 1928-1957.