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No. 119 (Bomber Reconnaissance)
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
November 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 366
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Argent a pellet charged with a tiger’s face proper;
NOLI ME TANGERE;
The tiger’s head is associated with the city of Hamilton, Ontario, where the squadron was formed. The tiger’s speed and effectiveness in action were consonant with the squadron’s aircraft. It is the habit of the tiger to spring on its prey from above, which is symbolic of the squadron’s dive-bombing actions.
Meaning “Touch me not”.