No 695 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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NO 695 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE

History: Formed at Bircham Newton in December 1943.

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 695 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

In front of a maunch gules three arms in armour conjoined argent.
Motto: We exercise their arms.

Origin/meaning

The Maunch symbolises the Target Sleeve towed by the Squadron's Aircraft to train Anti-Aircraft Artillery in Shooting. The Three Arms symbolises the Three Fighting Services concerned. The badge was granted in June 1945.


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