207 SQUADRON ROYAL AIR FORCE HISTORY

THE CREW OF LANCASTER EM-T ME681 THAT NIGHT

The crew members of Lancaster EM-T ME681 buried in the Communal Cemetery of the tiny village of Margny were:

Pilot F/O Norman Lennox Weekes RAF(VR) 21
Flight Engineer Sgt Robert George Lappin RAF(VR) 22
Navigator F/Sgt Alwyn Evelyn Stuart Holt RAF(VR) 21
Wireless Operator Sgt James Addie Findlay RAF(VR) 22
Bomb Aimer F/O Lloyd Richard Fennell RCAF 20
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt Francis David Pemberton Longman RAF(VR) 21
Rear Gunner* Sgt Keith Paine RAF(VR) 20

 


Photograph in the files of the Mairie of Margny, provided by the mother of F/O Weekes:
this photo is of the
original Weekes crew: * on the night of 19th July the rear gunner was instead Sgt Keith Paine
back: ?, AG - Sgt Robert Lappin, F/E - Sgt James Findlay, W/Op - ?, AG
front: F/O Lloyd Fennell, B/A - F/O Norman Weekes, Pilot - F/Sgt Alwyn Holt, Navigator

 


Sgt James Findlay, when under training,
from a photo on display in the church at Margny (source: Raymond Glynne-Owen)

Sgt Keith Paine
(photo source: Sgt Paine's sister, Mrs Grace Godman)
Barton, Bedfordshire

 


The original IWGC grave marker
(source: Mrs Grace Godman)