No 208 Squadron, Royal Air Force
NO 208 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE
History: Raised at St Pol in October 1916 as No 8 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service. Renumbered No 208 upon creation of the Royal Air Force on 1 April 1918.
A sphinx affronte proper.
The Sphinx alludes to the Motto and also to Egypt where the Squadron saw much service from 1920 and onwards. The Badge was approved in October 1937.
Literature: Image from Defence Brand Portal, Ministry of Defence