Volume 4: Operational Flying Squadrons

No. 145 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron

No. 145 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron Badge

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BADGE

Description

Argent a lion rampant Gules armed and langued Azure holding in the forepaws a balance Or.

Significance

The lion represents the fury referred to in the motto; the balance speaks for itself.

MOTTO

FUROR NON SINE FRENIS (Fury with balance)

BATTLE HONOURS

The Second World War

NORTH-WEST ATLANTIC, 1942-1945.

LINEAGE

Authorized as 'No.145 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron' 30 May 1942.1
Disbanded 30 June 1945.2

OPERATIONAL HISTORY

The Second World War

The squadron flew on anti submarine operations on the Atlantic Coast under 'Eastern Air Command'.3


1. Secret Organization Order No 217, 17 April 1942, file/dossier S.49-145-1 (D of O), RCAF Diaries, microfilm 111

2. Secret Organization Order No 245, 12 June 1945, file/dossier S.17-145-1 (DOE), Kardex 181.009 (D5383)

3. Secret Organization Order No 217, 17 April 1942, file/dossier S.49-145-1 (D of O), RCAF Diaries, microfilm 111; AFHS, “No.145 Squadron”, PRF/DRP R S7 145

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