RAF Station Leuchars, Royal Air Force

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RAF STATION LEUCHARS, ROYAL AIR FORCE

History: Formed in August 1, 1938.

Coat of arms (crest) of the RAF Station Leuchars, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

In front of a fountain a St Andrews Cross argent firmriated azure overall a claymore point uppermost azure.
Motto: Attack and protect.

Origin/meaning

The Fountain alludes to the parent Coastal Command. The St andrews Cross symbolises the location to Scotland and the Claymore symbolises the fighting spirit of the Scottish People, it beeing a weapon of the Area. The badge was granted in 1951.


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Literature: Image from Defence Brand Portal Ministry of Defence. Information from Knights of the Sky Part 3 Support Squadron - Teams by B.R. Holliss and R. Symons.