207 SQUADRON ROYAL AIR FORCE HISTORY
Allied Aircrew Memorial
Three Allied aircrews are commemorated on this memorial - French, American and British. The memorial was dedicated in September 1994.
The crew of Lancaster LL968 EM-K, F/O Michael Lovett, failed to return to RAF Spilsby from a raid on Heilbronn on 4th December 1944.
He and his crew are buried in Choloy War Cemetery, Meurthe et Moselle:
LOVETT, Flying Officer (Pilot), MICHAEL JOSEPH, 184363 RAFVR
LANGSTONE, Sergeant (Flt Engr), ALBERT FREDERICK, 1852359 RAFVR
DAY, Flight Sergeant (Nav), NORMAN LESLIE TERRETT, 1324940 RAFVR
MALONEY, Flight Sergeant, JOHN BENEDICT, 423547 RAAF
JENKINS, Warrant Officer, ALLAN KEITH, 408999 RAAF
WYPER, Sergeant (Air Gnr), JOHN, 1550746 RAFVR
THORNE, Sergeant (Air Gnr), JACK WOOD, 1284560 RAFVR
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The other 207 Squadron crew lost that night was that of F/O George Wall: PB765 EM-B was hit by flak. F/O Wall and three of his crew were made POW. Their crew is commemorated in the village of Holtzwihr, also in Alsace.
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