RAF Cark

Awarded: January 1943

Blazon: A Lion rampant per pale Argent and Sable gorged with a Chaplet of Roses Gules

Link: The lion is per pale Argent and Sable to symbolise the day and night training of pilots. It is gorged with a chaplet of red roses to associate it with Lancashire. A lion per pale Or and vert was the principal charge in the Arms of the ancient monastery of Cartmel near to the location of the station.

Date of Issue: January 1943

Motto: Latin: Exercitatis nil invium – To the trained man nothing is impossible

History: RAF Station Cark opened in 1941 and closed on 31 December 1945.

Sponsored by Just Wood and dedicated to all who served at RAF Cark.