207 SQUADRON ROYAL AIR FORCE HISTORY
WORLD WAR I

COMMANDING OFFICERS, BASES, AIRCRAFT

7 Squadron Royal Naval Air Service, Tanganyika

Apr 1916 Kondoa Irangi, Tanganyika to 12 Jan 17
OC Sqn Cdr E R C Nanson
Voisin III

7 Squadron Royal Naval Air Service, France

Nov 1916 Petite Synthe Nov 16
OC Sqn Cdr C L Courtney
Sopwith 1 Strutter Type 9700 Bomber (to Apr 18): Caudron Twins GIV (to Feb 17): Short Bombers: BE.2c (to Jan 17)

5 Apr 1917 Petite Synthe, France: Coudekerke 4 Apr 17 to 1 Apr 18
OC Sqn Cdr J W K Allsop
27 Jun 1917 OC Sqn Cdr J T Babington DSO
1 Jan 1918 OC Sqn Cdr H A Buss
HP O/100 Apr 17 to Apr 18)

From the end of July 1917 until December 1917 one Flight of 7 Sqn RNAS became 7(A) Sqn RNAS, remaining under the control of the parent squadron.
In Dec 1917 7(A) became 14 Sqn RNAS and ultimately 214 Sqn RAF

20 Feb to 31 Mar 18 OC Sqn Cdr H S Adams, still at Coudekerke

207 Squadron Royal Air Force

1 Apr 18Coudekerke
22 Apr 18 Netheravon
13 May 18 Andover

OC Sqn Cdr H S Adams
HP O/400 (May 18 to Aug 19)

Andover: 7 Jun 18 Ligescourt (France)
24 May 18 OC Maj G L Thompson DSC
26 Jul 18 OC Maj T A Batchelor (Ligescourt)
7 Aug 18 OC Maj G R Elliott (Ligescourt)

Estree-en-Chaussee (France) 26 Oct 18
Carvin (France) 1 Dec 18
Merheim (Cologne, Germany) 1 Jan 19
Hangelar (Bonn, Germany) 10 May 19

5 Jun 19 to 20 Jan 20 OC Maj M H B Nethersole

Hangelar: Tangmere 23 Aug 19
Croydon 8 Oct 19
Uxbridge (as cadre) 16-20 Jan 20

Netheravon Airfield Camp website http://www.drumbeat.org.uk/netheravon.htm