No 259 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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History: Formed at Felixtowe in august 1918 and reformed at Keperu in Kenya February 1943.

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 259 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

On a terrestial globe azure/Or an eagle's head erased facing to sinister Or.
Motto: Haya ingia na pigana = Get in and fight.


The Badge is indicative of Royal Air Force Service (indicated by the Eagle's Head) over Eat and South African Waters. The Badge was granted in July 1945.

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