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Heroes Of Our Time

23 Squadron

 

23

 

Active

1 September 1915 – 31 December 1919

1 July 1925 – September 1945

1 September 1946 – 31 October 1975

1 November 1975 – 31 October 1988

1 November 1988 – 3 October 2009

Motto

Semper Aggressus (latin)

"Always on the attack"

 

 

85 Squadron

 

85

 

Active

1 August 1917 – 3 July 1919

1 June 1938 – 31 October 1958

30 November 1958 – 31 March 1963

1 April 1963 – 19 December 1975

19 December 1975 – 1 July 1991

2008 – August 2011

Motto

Nocto Diuque Venamur (latin)

"We hunt by day and night"

 

 

141 Squadron

 

141

 

Active

1 January 1918 - 1 February 1920

4 October 1939 - 7 September 1945

17 June 1946 - 1 February 1958

1 April 1959 - 31 March 1964

Motto

Caedimus Noctu (latin)

"We slay by night"

 

 

157 Squadron

 

157

 

Active

14 Jul 1918 – 1 Feb 1919

15 Dec 1941 – 16 Aug 1945

Motto

"Our cannon speak our thoughts"

 

 

169 Squadron

 

169

 

Active

15 June 1942 – 10 August 1945

Motto

"Hunt and destroy"

 

 

171 Squadron

 

171

 

Active

15 June 1942 – December 1942

7 September 1944 – 27 July 1945

Motto

Per dolum defendimus (latin)

"Confound the enemy"

 

 

192 Squadron

 

192

 

Active

5 Sep 1917 – Dec 1918

4 Jan 1943 – 22 Aug 1945

15 Jul 1951 – 21 Aug 1958

Motto

"Dare To Discover"

 

 

199 Squadron

 

199

 

Active

1917-1919

1942-1945

1951-1958

Motto

"Let tyrants tremble"

 

 

214 Squadron

 

214

 

Active

1917–1920

1935–1977

Motto

Ultor in umbris (latin)

"Avenging in the shadows"

 

 

223 Squadron

 

223

 

Active

1917–1919

1936–1944

1944–1945

1959–1963

Motto

Alæ defendunt Africam (latin)

"Wings defend Africa"

 

 

239 Squadron

 

239

 

Active

20 August 1918 – 31 May 1919

18 September 1940 – 1 July 1945

Motto

Exploramus (latin)

"We seek out"

 

 

462 Squadron

 

462

 

Active

1942–1944

1944–1945

2005–current

Motto

-

 

 

515 Squadron

 

515

 

Active

1 Oct 1942 – 10 Jun 1945

Motto

Cleriter ferite ut hostes nacesit (latin)

"Strike quickly to kill the enemy"

 

 

36 Bomb Squadron (803 Bomb Squadron) - 8th Air Force - USAAF

 

36

 

Active

1940 - 1945

Motto

"Deterrence through strength, global strike on demand"

Nickname

"Gremlins"