Squadron Motto: “Fugo Non Fugio” (Fight Not Flee)
Squadron Nickname: “Northern Rhodesian”
245 Squadron was formed on the 20th August 1918.
In October 1946 245 Squadron arrived at Wattisham with their Meteor F3 jet fighters. However, the unsuitability of the runway at Wattisham meant that 245 Squadron quickly moved on again.