207 Squadron (RAF) Association Newsletters 2000
Content Index

2000 May : David Dick's Memorial Service

2 Squadron badge located at RAF Benson - Ken Marwood
3 obituary - LACW Renée Sells née Turner, GD Clerk 10/43-3/46 - Peter Sells
4 obituary - AVM David Dick: author was Nav/Plotter in David's crew - Sqn Ldr Jim Kearney
4 obituary - Flt Lt Noel Atkin, Flight Engineer 12/43-5/44: author was Nav in same (Collis) crew - Jim Griffiths
4 AVM David Dick - Memorial Service Lyneham Parish Church 8.4.00, including tributes from the Chairmen of 207 & 30 Squadron Associations - Frank W Haslam
7 ATC Squadron Reports 207 (Cranfield): 2266 (Spilsby)
8 Hon Member Claude Le Roux & Walter Upton Wireless Operator in Wg Cdr Deas' crew 630 Squadron 7/8.7.44 - Ron Winton
8 W/O J C Senior's crew graves [ME685 EM-C], Toulouse, 70 Squadron visit July 1999 - Ron Winton
9 F/O Dave Church's crew [LM271 EM-L, Bergen 28/29.10.44], visit by 467/463 Assoc - Ron Winton
10 26/207 Squadron Connection - 207 Squadron Wyton detachment - Ron Winton
11 Denys Street - Great Escaper - at OTU Upper Heyford: author was on same No.42 course - John McIntosh
11 Some observations on the Squadron History - Always Prepared: the author was 'A' Flight Commander, Navigator 3/61-7/63 - Ken Hunter
12 obituary - Broadcaster Jean Metcalfe - The Times
13 John Pryor crew - Frank W Haslam
15 Sgt Burt Allen, Mid Upper Gunner in F/O Howard's crew 12/44-6/45 - Matthew Allen
15 F/Sgt M G Delatorre, Wireless Operator in Sgt Peter Evison's crew lost 3/4.3.43 Hamburg ED365 EM-U - Delatorre family
15 F/Sgt Gordon Ferguson, Rear Gunner in P/O Kingston's crew lost on Brunswick 14.1.44 LM383 EM-R - Anne Marie Riopel
16 Another 207 crew remembered in Denmark: Laastrup, Central Jutland: Flt Lt Montgomery's crew LM208 EM-M 15.10.44: authors related to Rear Gunner of this crew, Sgt James Cumming - Cruickshank family
16 Sgt Dennis Manser, Mid Upper Gunner in Ings crew: lost on Essen 6.8.42, R5761 EM-T: author is his 2nd cousin - David Hollands
17 ex 207 Devon VP955 - Lionel Thatcher
17 P/O F P Platt Flight Engineer 429 Sqn, died trying to save his Halifax in Loveless collision 1.12.44: author 429 Squadron Association - Greg Kopchuck
18 F/O Ivor Mitchell, Nav in Flt Lt Gordon Taylor's crew lost on Berlin, 29.1.44 in LM366 EM-H: author is his grandaughter - Kotska Wallace
18 Into the 60s at Marham - Frank W Haslam

2000 December : The Birth of the Valiant

1 Squadron Badge returned to Marham: author is Chairman and was Pilot 5/58-12/61 - Ken Marwood
3 obituary - Bill Aston MiD, GD Clerk 12/40-1/46 - Mrs Aston
3 obituary - Douglas Lund, Instrument Repairer 2/42-11/44: author was F/Sgt Instrument Section 2/41-1/44 - C B Edwards
3 obituary - Douglas Garrod, Instrument Repairer 4/43-12/45: author was F/Sgt Instrument Section 2/41-1/44 - C B Edwards
3 Sgt Ken Chalmers kia 17.10.42 L7583 EM-A (3 Arados): ex-Brat - Sqn Ldr Geoff Williams
4 ATC Squadron Reports 2266 (Spilsby): 207 (Cranfield)
6 My diary must be wrong: has a different version to the History on fighter claims for Stuttgart 28/29 July: author was Air Gunner 6/44-8/44 - Bob Gorham
7 Langar Airfield Memorial is born: role of Hon Member Barry Goodwin: Mrs Ware's first husband was Sgt Tom Skelton, Bomb Aimer in the Evans crew - Dorothy Ware
7 Langar - a sentimental journey: by son of F/O Doug Evans pilot of W4938 EM-A kia Duisburg 13.5.43 - Bob Evans
8 Denys Street - Great Escaper: author's father worked with Denys's father Sir Arthur Street in the Air Ministry - Denys Oliver Simpson
9 Peter Sells billeted back at Spilsby: AT Loveless crew: 1 Nov 44: Peter was Wireless Operator in this crew - Skegness Standard
10 Howard crew: author was Bomb Aimer in this crew - Ralph Tyrell
10 David Simmons crew Nov 44/April 45: author daughter of Rear Gunner Bob Lane - Sylvia Mill
10 207 Nav Nicolson is now outdated says The Times: story behind Picture Post photo of Sgt Ian Nicolson and his named helmet - The Times
11 F/O Dennis Quinlan RCAF: Observer in Southwell crew: R5616 EM-J lost 17.8.42: author's brother - Bryan Quinlan
12 Prescient Programme Management Par Excellence - The Vickers Valiant: the authoritative story of the development of the Valiant - Dr Norman Barfield
17 207 Devons News: VP981, VP955, VP967, VP962 - Frank W Haslam
18 Sgt A J MacPherson Flight Engineer in Milner crew: ND866 EM-B lost 8.7.44: author is nephew of Sgt E W Palmer, Mid Upper Gunner of this crew - David Palmer
Minutes of 2000 AGM