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RAF Badges - Wings


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

No 1 Signals Wing badge

No 38 Group Tactical Communications Wing badge

Tactical Communications Wing badge

X

No 80 Wing badge
No 1 Signals Wing (No 38 Group) Tactical Communications Wing No 75 Wing No 80 Wing*
Authorised:  Queen Elizabeth II - May 1957 Authorised:  Queen Elizabeth II - November 1973 Authorised:  King George VI - April 1943 Authorised: King George VI - September 1944
X X No 125 Wing badge No 138 Wing badge

No 104 Wing

No 122 Airfield No 125 Wing* No 138 Wing*
Authorised:  King George VI - September 1946 Authorised:  King George VI - March 1944 Authorised:  King George VI - September 1944 Authorised:  Queen Elizabeth II - August 1955
No 146 Wing badge X No 276 Wing badge X
No 146 Wing* No 151 Wing No 276 Wing No 8302 (Air Disarmament) Wing
Authorised:  King George VI - July 1945 Authorised:  Queen Elizabeth II - August 1962 Authorised:  King George VI - February 1945 Authorised:  King George VI - September 1946
Far East Flying Boat Wing badge No 3 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ badge No 1 Force Protection Wing badge No 2 Force Protection Wing badge
Far East Flying Boat Wing* No 3 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ* No 1 Force Protection Wing* No 2 Force Protection Wing*
Authorised:  Queen Elizabeth II - 1953 Authorised:  ? Transferred from No 1 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ Transferred from N2 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ
No 3 Force Protection Wing badge No 6 Force Protection Wing badge Tactical Imagery Intelligence Wing badge X
No 3 Force Protection Wing* No 6 Force Protection Wing* Tactical Imagery Intelligence Wing* Tactical Supply Wing
Transferred from No 3 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ Authorised:  ? Authorised:  ? Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - March 1992

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.

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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