As shown in the Badge, Honours and Origins by Mary Denton for the R.A.F. Heraldry Trust.
Blazon: On a grey monolith a Cockatrice sage-green and dark pink [Upper and Lower respectively] armed combed and wattled Gules [Red]
After approval, signed by King George VI and issued September 1937.
The cockatrice was chosen because in mythology it was the first creature to fly.
|World War 1||World War 2|
|Western Front*||1914-1918||France & The Low Countries||1940|
|Mons*||Battle of Britain*||1940|
|Neuve Chapelle||Home Defence||1940-1945|
|Somme||1916||Channel & North Sea||1943-1945|
|France & Germany*||1944-1945|
|Post World War 2|
|Items marked with * are shown on the Squadron Standard|