Awarded: January 1944

Blazon: An Eagle’s Claw proper (brown) grasping a Thunderbolt Or/Gules

Link: The eagle’s claw signifies the crews using the weapons (thunderbolts) which they have been taught to control.

Motto: Latin: Docti oppugnabimus – Having been taught well we shall attack

History: Formed Stradishall 2-8 October 1942. Disbanded 15 December 1944

Sponsored by Mr Duncan Charles and dedicated to all who served with No 1657 Heavy Conversion Unit.