No 258 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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NO 258 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE

Hisotry: Formed at Luce Bay in August 1918.

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 258 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

In front of wings elevated and conjoined in base Or, a panther's face sable.
Motto: In medias res = Into the middle of things.

Origin/meaning

The Squadron was mainly operational in Sumatra, Java, Ceylon and Bengal where th Balck Panther is to be found. The badge was granted in June 1945.


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