207 SQUADRON ROYAL AIR FORCE HISTORY

INDIVIDUALS NAMED
ON OTHER MEMORIAL WEBSITES

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ADDISON, Sgt William Walter George RAF(VR) 28 August 1943 age 21: Wireless Operator
Lancaster ED627 EM-N: Fitzgerald crew: op Nuremberg: all killed
West End, Southampton


BELL*, P/O Cyril RAF(VR) 4 May 1944 age 22: Pilot
Lancaster ND575 EM-M: Bell crew: op Mailly-le-Camp: all killed
Bardney, Lincolnshire

BISHOP, F/Sgt Leon Eric Gordon RNZAF 11 June 1943 age 21: Rear Gunner
Lancaster ED537 EM-O: Elliott crew: op Dusseldorf: all killed, NKG
Norsewood Memorial, New Zealand

BOWS, Sgt Thomas RAF(VR) 26 February 1943 age 31: Mid Upper Gunner
Lancaster W4815 EM-C: killed when a/c attacked on return flight: op mining Nectarine II area
Bramley, Leeds

BURNE, F/O Colin RAF(VR): 28 July 1943 age 20: Pilot
Lancaster W4962 EM-B: Burne crew: op Hamburg 5 killed 2 pow
Barming, Kent


CARROLL, Flight Lieutenant Howard Bertram RAF(VR): Pilot
He was killed in an accident Monday,
19th November 1945. Age 24, buried in HANOVER WAR CEMETERY, Germany
On
207 Squadron on 14 October 1941, Manchester L7321 EM-D: Unsworth crew: op Cologne: 5 kia, 2 Evaded: 2nd Pilot
Evaded to Spain with Jack Newton and returned to active service.
A Belgian Family's story

CARTER, Sgt Andrew Joseph RAF(VR) 13 October 1941 age 26: Wireless Operator
Manchester L7312 EM-L: Bowes-Cavanagh crew: op Essen: 6kia, 1 POW:
see
Over St Mary and Over, Cambridgeshire War Memorial

CARTER, LAC Leslie Wilfred RAF(VR): 15 September 1941 age 24: Instrument Mechanic
Manchester L7318 EM-K: Crump crew: training, dived into ground S Hykeham, Lincs, whilst in circuit near Waddington with 6 ground crew aboard : 10 killed
Lincoln War Memorial

CHALDECOTT, Sgt Eric William John RAF(VR): 28 August 1942 age 32: Flight Engineer
Lancaster W4129 EM-R: Brown crew: crashed in North Sea op Kassel: 4 killed 3 pow
Bournemouth St Clements, Dorset

CHALMERS, Sgt Kenneth Stuart RAF 17 October 1942 age 19: Flight Engineer
Lancaster L7583 EM-A: Wilson crew: combat with Arado seaplanes: op Le Creusot
Hanworth War Memorial (Sgt Chalmers is not on the memorial but is commemorated by a short write-up in the church)

CHAPMAN, Sgt Thomas Arnold RAF: 20 May 1943 age 22: Flight Mechanic
Barnard Castle, Durham

COLLIN, Sgt Henry Oswald RAF(VR) 21 March 1945 age 23: Mid Upper Gunner
211, Dogsthorpe Road.
Lancaster PA196, EM-D, Lewis crew, from Spilsby to bomb a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen. Aircraft lost without trace, all seven crew commemorated at Runnymede.
Peterborough War Memorial - Air
The Lewis crew

COWHAM*, P (Sgt Stanley William?) RAF(VR) 29 April 1943 age 20: Air Gunner
Lancaster W4945 EM-Z: Rees crew: op Gardening 'Daffodil' (dropping sea mines) : all killed
Skegness, Lincolnshire

CROSS, F/Sgt Raymond Jack RAF(VR): 4 May 1944 age 26: Navigator
Lancaster ND575, EM-M, Bell crew: crashed 1 km E of Donnermarie-Dontilly, 15 km.SW of Provins Seine-et-Marne - all killed: op Mailly-le-Camp
Boston, Lincolnshire War Memorial


DAVIS, Sgt Clifford Francis Charles RAF(VR): 31 March 1944, age 21: Flight Engineer
Lancaster ND568 EM-L: Thornton crew: op Nuremburg: all killed
Vauxhall Motors, Luton, Bedfordshire

DEARMAN, P/O Derrick Roy DFC RAF(VR): 21 October 1944, age 20 Air Gunner
Lancaster ND564 EM-H: Burgess crew: op La Chapelle: 6 kia, 1 evaded
Stopsley, Bedfordshire


added Feb 2014
EBERT Flt Lt George Henry DFC RAF: 6 January 1944 age 29 Pilot
Lancaster ED586 EM-F: op Stettin - crashed near target - all kia
Felsted Remembers, Felsted and Little Dunmow War Memorials, Essex

EVERETT, Sgt Donald Charles RAF(VR): 20 February 1944 age 22: Mid Upper Gunner
Lancaster ME633 EM-Y: Clark crew: op Leipzig: all killed
Stainton by Langworth Baptist Church War Memorial, Lincolnshire
Stainton by Langworth, St John the Baptist Church
Langworth Cemetery Memorial, Lincolnshire


FRY, W/O David Wyndham RAF(VR): 12 August 1942 age 21: Pilot
Lancaster R5760 EM-Y: Fry crew: op Mainz: all killed
Baldock, Hertfordshire


GALLIMORE, Sgt John James RAF: 25 November 1942 age 26: Flight Engineer
Lancaster R5695 EM-C: Parkyn crew: op Haselunne: all killed
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire WW2 Roll of Honour


HAGUE, F/Sgt John RAF(VR): 19 July 1944 age 22: Navigator
Lancaster PD210 EM-C: McNaughton crew: op Revigny: 6 killed 1 evaded
Stalybridge, Cheshire

HAWKES, P/O William Dick RAF(VR): 13 May 1943 age 26: Pilot
Lancaster ED418 EM-G: Hawkes crew: op Duisburg from RAF Langar, crashed at Hilversum, Netherlands: all killed.
AMERSFOORT (OUD LEUSDEN) GENERAL CEMETERY: Plot 13. Row 6. Grave 109.
Soham Grammar School, Cambridgeshire (1928-31)
Swaffham Prior, St Mary
Shire Hall Cambridge Roll of Honour
A bent sixpence

HENDERSON, F/Sgt Arthur RAF(VR): 2 March 1945 age 21: Air Bomber
Lancaster ME473 EM-H: Lawson crew: collided with a 57 Sqn Lancaster ND572 during a fighter affiliation exercise on the night of 2nd March 1945. Both aircraft crashed into the Ruskington Fen area near Sleaford, Lincolnshire - both crews killed.
Sherburn Village War memorial
Crew of Lancaster EM-H ME 473, Cambridge City Cemetery - see this account of how his Unknown Airman war grave was finally attributed to him.

HOLLAND, Sgt John William Edward RAF: 6 August 1942 age 26: Rear Gunner
Lancaster R5761 EM-T: Ings crew: op Essen - all killed
Marshland Smeeth & The Fens War Memorial, Norfolk


JEPPS, Flt Lt Arthur Charles RAF: 12 July 1943 age 29: Navigator
Lancaster ED412 EM-Q: Badge crew: op Turin - all killed
Stepps Village War Memorial, North Lanarkshire


LACEY, F/O Arthur Norman RAF(VR): 3 March 1945 age 26: Air Bomber
Lancaster NG204 EM-M: Miller crew: op Ladbergen: all killed
Woodstock, Oxfordshire
West Somerton, Norfolk

LAWTON, Sgt Thomas Arnold RAF(VR): 21 March 1945 age 25: Rear Gunner
Lancaster PA196 EM-D: Lewis crew: t/o 2343 on 20th March from Spilsby to bomb a synthetic oil plant at Bohlen. Aircraft lost without trace, all seven crew commemorated at Runnymede.
Odde Rode War Memorial
The Lewis crew

LISTER, Jack AC2 RAF(VR): 15 September 1941 age 26: Ground crew
Manchester L7318 EM-K: Crump crew: training, dived into ground S Hykeham, Lincs, whilst in circuit near Waddington with 6 ground crew aboard : 10 killed
Lincoln War Memorial


MANSER, Sgt Dennis Rodney RAF(VR): 6 August 1942 age 20: Air Gunner
Lancaster R5761 EM-T: Ings crew: op Essen: all killed
All Saints, Parish Church of Maidstone, Kent

MASON, P/O Frank RAF(VR): 14 October 1941 age 26: Rear Gunner
Manchester LM7321 EM-D: Unsworth crew: op Cologne Railway Station 5 killed, 2 evaded
St Margaret's Church, Swinton, near Mexborough, South Yorkshire.
Visit to
Heverlee War Cemetery, Belgium

McINTOSH, F/O Peter Cameron RAF(VR): 25 July 1944 age 20: Pilot
Lancaster PB294 EM-G: McIntosh crew: op Donges: all killed:
Queen's College Cambridge Roll of Honour

MILLWARD, P/O Maxwell Benjamin RAF(VR): 22 June 1944 age 33: Flight Engineer
Lancaster ME827 EM-I: Gallagher crew: crashed on Moestraatsebaan at Bergen-op-Zoom, Netherlands: op Wesseling: 7 killed 1pow
Leatherhead, Surrey

MOULDING, F/Sgt Ernest RAF: 14 October 1941: age 21: Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Manchester L7321 EM-D: Unsworth crew: crashed at Hozemont, Belgium: op Cologne, 5 killed, 2 evaded
Branston, Lincolnshire

MORRIS, F/O Gordon RAF(VR): 5 March 1945 age 25: Navigator
Lancaster NG320 EM-F: De Garis crew: op Bohlen: lost at sea: all killed
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire WW2 Roll of Honour


PAINE, Sgt Keith RAF(VR): 19 July 1944 age 20 (Kenneth in 207 RoH): Rear Gunner
Lancaster ME681 EM-T: Weekes crew: crashed at Margny, 10km NE Montmirail, France: op Revigny: all killed
Barton, Bedfordshire
Weekes crew, Margny

PAYTON, Sgt Stanley RAF(VR): 23 June 1943 age 22: Wireless Operator
Lancaster ED692 EM-W: Herrin crew: op Mulheim: all killed
Ely World War II - Roll of Honour


READ, F/Sgt John Thornton RAF(VR): 6 April 1944 age 21: Air Bomber
Lancaster ME685 EM-C: Senior crew: op Toulouse: all killed
Barrington, Cambridgeshire

REEMAN, P/O Edward Arthur RAF: 13 August 1941 age 20: Observer
Manchester L7381 EM-R Smith crew: Shot down by Dornier 215 crashed Lange Dijk, Holland: op Berlin: all killed
Grantchester, Cambridgeshire

RICHARDSON, Sgt Arthur William RAF(VR): 29 June 1943 age 22: Air Bomber
Lancaster ED569 EM-B: Russell crew crashed near Wognum, 7km NNW Hoorn, Netherlands: op Cologne: all killed
Looe, Cornwall

ROPER, Sgt Albert Derrick RAF(VR): 5 July 1944 age 19: Rear Gunner
Occupation: Apprentice Joiner
Lancaster LM125 EM-G: Wilson crew: op St Leu d'Esserent: all killed
Northallerton War Memorial

SIMMONS, F/Sgt Alfred John RAF(VR): 6 January 1944 age 21: Rear Gunner
Lancaster ED586 EM-F: Ebert crew: crashed near target: op Stettin: all killed
Haywards Heath, Sussex

SPENCE, Sgt James Arthur RAF(VR) 12 July 1943 age 21: Air Gunner
Lancaster ED412 EM-Q: Badge crew: op Turin: all killed
Althorpe, Lincolnshire

SPICER, Sgt Stanley Oswald RAF(VR): 19 August 1942 age 31: Wireless Operator
Lancaster R5863 EM-K: Fordwych crew: crashed at Normanton, Notts., when on overshoot, training: all killed
Hitchin, Hertfordshire

STAPLETON, Sgt Cyril RAF(VR): 5 July 1944 age 19: Mid Upper Gunner
Lancaster LM125 EM-G: Wilson crew: crashed between Apremont (Oise) and Vineuil-St-Firmin, 2km NE Chantilly: op St. Leu d'Esserent: all killed
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire


TAYLOR, F/Lt John Gordon RAF(VR): 29 January 1944 age 21: Pilot
Lancaster LM366 EM-H: Taylor crew: op Berlin 7killed 1pow
Esher War Memorial - 1939-45 panels

TOOHILL, Sgt Noel Messines RAAF: 9 January 1942 age19: 2nd Pilot
Manchester L7322 EM-Q: Bayley crew: op Gardening, Brest: all killed
Churchie OBA (Anglican Church Grammar School, East Brisbane, Australia)

TYLER, Sgt George RCAF: 29 April 1943 age 22: Flight Engineer
Lancaster W4945 EM-W: Rees crew: op mining Daffodil sea area: all killed:
Crescent Heights High School, Calgary; Fatal Casualties World War Two


UPSALL, Sgt Walter RAF(VR): 27 April 1944 age 20: Mid Upper Gunner
Lancaster LM526 EM-R: Muir crew: op Schweinfurt: all killed
Boston, Lincolnshire War Memorial


WALKER, F/Sgt Thomas Jack RAF(VR): 12 March 1943 age 24: Mid Upper Gunner
Lancaster ED604 EM-A: Doble crew: op Essen: all killed
Symington, Ayrshire

WEBB, Sgt Windsor Francis Richard RAF(VR) 25 November 1942 age 19: Air Gunner
Lancaster R5695 EM-C: Parkyn crew: op Haselunne: all killed, NKG
Peterborough Cathedral - King's School War Memorials

WELCH, Sgt Roy Desmond RAF(VR): 13 March 1941 age 26: Wireless Operator
Manchester L7313 EM-C: Matthews crew: shot down by Ju88 intruder of I/NJG2 Gilze-Rijen, Oblt H Hahn after take off, crashed at Whisby, Lincs: op Hamburg: all killed
Portslade & West Hove, Sussex

WHEELER, F/O George Howard RCAF: 25 February 1943 age 24: Observer
Lancaster ED356 EM-W: Sexton crew: op Nuremberg: all killed
Wingham Ontario Cenotaph

WHITEHOUSE, Fg/Off Gordon RAF: 3 December 1954 age 23: Navigator
Canberra WH906: Hasler crew: crashed on approach to Marham
Darlington Crematorium On-Line Book of Remembrance

WILLIAMS, Thomas Ross RAF: 28 November 1939 age 21: Pilot
Battle L5729: training: crashed on take off, Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire
Cranfield - Roll of Honour

WOODHOUSE, F/Sgt Roland Reuben RAF(VR): 2 October 1943 age 20: Navigator
Lancaster DV184 EM-O: Bremner crew: crashed on take-off, Langar: 5 killed
Shaw and Crompton War Memorial, Lancashire

WORTHINGTON, Sgt Denis Leonard RAF(VR): 24 July 1942 age 26: Wireless Operator
Lancaster R5867 EM-T: McCarthy crew: op Duisberg: all killed
Studham, Bedfordshire


207 Squadron Royal Air Force History websites

last updated 12 Feb 14