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