No 160 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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NO 160 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE

History: Fromed at Thurleigh in January 1942,

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 160 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

A Sinhalese lion rampant gules crined Or and armed azure holding a Sinhalese Sword Or.
Motto: in sinhalese means We seek and strike.

Origin/meaning

The Sinhalese Lion alludes to the Island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The Badge was granted in January 1945.


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Literature: Image from https://www.iwm.org.uk/