Description: RAN – 817 Squadron (Fleet Air Arm) – Unofficial Patch

Condition: Very Good

Comments: Royal Australian Navy – 817 Squadron (Fleet Air Arm) – Unofficial Patch (817 SQN AIRCREWMAN – AMOR PRIMO MIGRUS SERMO DENDE). 

817 Squadron was a Royal Australian Navy Fleet Air Arm squadron. It was originally formed as part of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm for service during World War II and took part in combat operations in Norway, North Africa, Sicily and off the coast of France. Following the conclusion of hostilities, the squadron was disbanded in 1945. In 1950, it was re-raised as part of the Royal Australian Navy and subsequently took part in the Korean War. Recent deployments have included Operation Falconer, Operation Slipper and Operation Sumatra Assist. In December 2011, the squadron was disbanded.