Awarded: October 1942

Blazon: A Lion rampant guardant Gules holding in the forepaws a Pickaxe Or

Link: This school was located in Southern Rhodesia and the lion and pickaxe appear in the Armorial Bearings of that country.

Motto: Latin: Assidutate non desidia – By diligence not by sloth

History: Formed up at Sealand, embarking from Liverpool on 2 June 1941 arriving at Heany near Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia on 8 July 1941. Closed 30 September 1945

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all who served with No 23 Service Flying Training School.