207 SQUADRON ROYAL AIR FORCE HISTORY

THE SQUADRON STANDARD PRESENTED IN 1956

Her Majesty presents the Standard. The Bearer was F/O RC Haven.  Click on this image for the Presentation Drill that day.
207 Sqn Standard
presented by
HM The Queen
RAF Marham
23 July 1956
Please click this image for HM The Queen's presentation speech: the Standard, a fringed and tasselled silken banner, mounted on a pike surmounted by a Golden Eagle, was created by His late Majesty King George VI to mark the twenty fifth anniversary of the Royal Air Force in 1943. Squadrons qualify for the award of a Standard after twenty five years of service or for especially meritorious operations. Eight selected battle honours in scroll surround the Squadron badge. The decorative border is embroidered with the national emblems of the British Isles.  [image: Barry Goodwin]
Laid up Leicester Cathedral 14 Oct 1984.

Order for the Presentation of the Standard in 1956

Speeches at the Presentation of the Standard in 1956

 

Battle Honours explained