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New Zealand
Original Canadian Flag

51 Squadron

Great Britain

His Majesty King George VI approved a goose volant in December 1937. It was chosen as a play on the word 'Anson', which the Squadron was flying when the badge was being designed, and ‘Anser’ which is the Latin word for Goose. As the goose is a fast day and night flyer and one of the heavier wild fowl, it was deemed appropriate for a Bomber Squadron.

51 Squadron Crest
51 Squadron Crest
Bomber Command Crest
Bomber Command Crest

Just a quick note from Renee.

There will be no Newsletter until after the May 15th Reunion at RAF Waddington.

Thank you!

he following veterans of 51 Squadron have been awarded the French Legion of Honour by the French Government:

Jim Gardner, Pilot

Alun Emlyn Jones OBE, Bomb Aimer

Geoff Taverner

Godfrey Flack, Australia, Pilot