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RAF Badges - University Air Squadrons


The table below shows the badges awarded to each unit, the monarch who authorised it and the general date of the award.

University Air Squadrons

X X X X
Aberdeen University Air Squadron Aberdeen, Dundee and St Andrews University Air Squadron Birmingham University Air Squadron Bristol University Air Squadron
Authorised:  King George VI - February 1950 Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - August 1982 Authorised: King George VI - December 1950 Authorised:  Queen Elizabeth II - October 1953
Cambridge University Air Squadron badge X X X
Cambridge University Air Squadron Durham University Air Squadron East Lowlands University Air Squadron East Midlands Universities Air Squadron
Authorised:  Queen Elizabeth II - November 1963 Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - July 1952 Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - May 1972 Transferred from Nottingham University
X X Universities of Glasgow & Strathclyde Air Squadron badge Hull University Air Squadron badge
Edinburgh University Air Squadron Glasgow University Air Squadron Universities of Glasgow & Strathclyde Air Squadron Hull University Air Squadron
Authorised: King George VI - September 1948 Authorised: King George VI - June 1948   Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - August 1954
X X

University of London Air Squadron badge

X
Leeds University Air Squadron  University of Liverpool Air Squadron University of London Air Squadron Manchester University Air Squadron
Authorised: King George VI - June 1949 Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - 1953 Authorised: King George VI - December 1950 Authorised: King George VI - October 1949
X University of London Air Squadron badge X X
Nottingham University Air Squadron Oxford University Air Squadron Queens University Air Squadron Southampton University Air Squadron
Authorised:  King George VI - February 1947 Authorised: King George VI - February 1951 Authorised: King George VI - March 1951 Authorised: King George VI - July 1951
St Andrews University Air Squadron badge University of Wales Air Squadron badge X  
St Andrews University Air Squadron University of Wales Air Squadron  Yorkshire Universities Air Squadron  
Authorised:  King George VI - September 1951 Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - July 1965 Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - October 1972  

All badges on this page are Crown Copyright and have been produced by Mary Denton on behalf of the RAF Heraldry Trust and are displayed on this page with the permission of the RAFHT.  Mary Denton and the RAFHT have probably completed half of the 'official' badges authorised but are still looking for sponsorship for the remaining badges. The work continues and details can be found on their website.

*These badges have been produced by Steve Clements.

'X' indicates that a copy of the badge as been located and is awaiting preparation

Crown Copyright is reproduced with the permission of the Directorate of Intellectual Property Rights

This page was last updated on 24/05/17 using FrontPage 2003

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