207 Squadron (RAF) Association Newsletters 2011
Content Index

Summer 2011 - 207(R) Squadron .... Goodbye?

1 President's page - Alan Watkins: Success of 2010 Reunion Dinner attended by OC 207R Sqn Ldr Andy Scott; Concerns raised at AGM about condition of 2001 Spilsby Airfield Memorial; Expectation that 207 (R) Squadron will be absorbed into 72 (R) Squadron
2 Deaths of ex-Squadron members: HE (Bill) Angell DFC Pilot 4/37-8/39, Dec 2010; John Cook DFC Navigator in Wg Cdr Grey's crew at Spilsby. Distant relative of Wallace McIntosh of the same crew Dec 2010; Ernie Hay WOp/AG 5/44-7/44 Feb 2011; Mrs Edna Jewiss, Friend Member, widow of Bill Jewiss, W/Op 11/44-8/45 2011; JA Riley, Navigator. 4/53-4/56 Jan 2011; WD (Robbie) Robertson OC 207 Sqn 4/59-6/61 Sep 2010
3 Obituary: Wg Cdr Henry Ellis "Bill" Angell DFC RAF(Retd) Pilot 4/37-8/39 - Frank Haslam
5 Obituary: Don Bell Navigator 10/44-7/45 - Kevin Mapley
6 Obituary: Wg Cdr GWO'N (Geoffrey) Fisher OBE DFC* RAF(Retd) Pilot & CO 6/51-2/54 - John Laing, Frank Haslam
7 Obituary: Ernie Hay WOp/AG 5/44-7/44 - Frank Haslam, Mike Alderton, Len Barham
9 Obituary: John van Puyenbroek WOp/AG 6/41-9/42 & Wings Signals Ldr 7/47-9/49 - John Laing & Kevin Mapley
10 Obituary: Air Commodore WD 'Robbie' Robertson OC 207 Sqn 4/59-6/61 from the Daily Telegraph 17 Nov 2010
11 Relatives gather at Memorial to 207 Crew at St Brisson, France [Whyte crew L7547 EM-M]
12 A great job on the Brigstock memorial to a 207 crew [EM-V DV361 22 Dec 1943, GA Baker crew, with thanks to Paul Knight]
13 My part in the Second World War: 2 Sqn Ldr Peter Langdon DFM RAF (Retd) Pilot 8/42-2/43 and 4/72-6/74
16 207 (Cranfield) Sqn ATC: some recent news - Matt Dolton, Fg Off RAFVR(T), SMCO
16 Bomber Command Memorial Foundation Stone Laid 4th May 2011
17 Editor's Corner: Frank Haslam: Film The King's Speech was dedicated by the Director Tom Hooper to his Bomber Command grandfather.
18 A very nice photo of a Navigator - Leslie Harborne, Nav 1945