Awarded: September 1944

Blazon: A Wyvern Sable langued armed and pierced by a Flash of Lightning all Or

Link: The design represents an evil monster being struck down

Motto: Latin: Dei auxilio telis meis – By the help of God with my own weapons.

History: Formed Catterick 1 September 1917 renumbered No 85 Sqn 30 November 1958.

Sponsored by Flt Lt David E C Smith RAFVR(T) in Memory of Flt Lt George Knapp killed on active service at RAF Seletar on 27 October 1945.