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.
Next Reunion Is
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Sunday, May 11th, 2014
My wife Paula and I shall be attending the next reunion on May 11th, 2014. Looking forward to seeing everyone again.
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Ceremony will be held Saturday April 19th, 2014 at Ly-Fontaine, France to honour the crews of 158 and 51 Sqdn. who collided over Tergnier's April 18th 1944. Anyone can attend. Details are in the Events section.