No 137 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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NO 137 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE

History: Raised at Charmy Down in November 1941.

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 137 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

A horses head couped sable crined argent.

Origin/meaning

The Squadron was stationed at Manston and Lympne in Kent. Thus the Horse's head allude to the Rampant Horse in the Arms of Kent. The badge was granted in October 1944.


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Literature: Image from https://www.iwm.org.uk/ Information from B.R. Holliss and R. Symonds Knights of the Sky Part Five Numbered Flying Squadrons