Awarded: March 1955

Blazon: In front of an Electric Flash in pale Gules a Hawthorn sprig fructed proper

Link: The hawthorn sprig denotes the unit’s location at Hawthorn, Wiltshire. The electric flash suggests wireless and electricity.

Motto: Latin: Sine errore sine tardore – Without error without delay

History: South-West Signals Centre formed at Rudloe Manor on 15 July 1943, disbanding there on 15 Jan 1946; re-formed on 1 December 1951, and although currently its fate is unknown to the AHB, the badge has since been authorised for use by No. 5 (Information Systems) Squadron

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all who served with South-West Signals Centre