Awarded: December 1943

Blazon: A Lion passant Azure facing to the sinister charged with ten Stars Or representing the Constellation of Leo

Link: The badge is symbolic of the Squadron, like the lion, is always on guard in the night sky.

Motto: Latin: Nocturni obambulamus – We prowl by night.

History: Formed South Carlton 8 October 1917 Renumbered No 3 Sqn at Geilenkirchen 21 January 1959

Battle Honours: No Standard

Sponsored by Just Wood and dedicated to all who served with No 96 Squadron