Awarded: November 1951

Blazon: A Bezant charged with a Pale Azure surmounted by a Bee volant proper

Link: The bezant and blue pale indicate the unit’s location in the desert by the Suez Canal and the bee suggests the hard work involved in facilitating transport across the desert.

Motto: Procure prepare provide

History: Formed at El Firdan, Egypt on 15 January 1948 and disbanded on 1 October 1955

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all who served with No 9 Mechanical transport Base Depot