By John Lowe

206 Squadron: Coastal Command - Memoirs | John Lowe

MEMOIRS
(Last updated: 25.11.14 - Pilots: Part IV - William Jones)
 
This section covers the people I've encountered along the way since the creation of this website. They're all linked to Coastal Command, most to 206 Squadron with some directly to my Grandad Ken. Their stories can be found by clicking on their picture or within one of the following sub sections.
Total Memoirs: 45
  • WWII 206 Squadron Pilots
  • WWII 206 Squadron Navigators
  • WWII 206 Squadron Wireless Operator / Air Gunners
  • WWII 206 Squadron Flight Engineers
  • WWII 206 Squadron Ground Crew
  • WWII 220 Squadron
  • WWII 224 Squadron
  • Others
Pilots - 206 Squadron WWII
Owen - Nelson - McIlwrick - Doyle - Turner - Warren - Bendix - Glazebrook - Waterman

 

Gullen - Patrick - Roxburgh - George - Guilonard - Rawes - Jones

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John Owen (F/O) by David Clarke (2007)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron. David is the great cousin of John Owen
Lawrence Nelson (F/Lt) by Simon Nelson (2007)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron. Simon is the son of Lawrence Nelson
Eric McIlwrick (F/Lt) by Eric McIlwrick (2008)
Flew in Ken's crew in 206 Squadron from 1943
Joe Doyle (P/O) by Paul Banks (2008)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Paul is a friend of Joe Doyle
Geoffrey Turner (F/S) by Theresa Clarke (2007)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Thersa is the granddaughter in law of Geoffrey Turner
Maurice K Warren (P/O) by Chris Higgs (2008)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Chris's stepmother's brother is Maurice Warren
John F Bendix (P/O) by John Gregory (Mar 2009)
Flew with 206 Squadron. John is the nephew of John Bendix
Jim Glazebrook (F/Lt) DFC by Jim (Apr 2009)
Flew with 206 Squadron from Aug 1943
John Waterman (P/O) by Adrian Lee (Nov 2009)
Flew with 206 Squadron from Feb 1941. Adrian is a researcher
John Leonard Gullen (F/Lt) by Roger Gullen (Feb 2010)
Flew with 206 Squadron from Oct 1942. Roger is the son of John Gullen
Richard Patrick (S/Ldr) DFC AFC by John Ferguson (May 2010)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron, joined in Aug 1939. John has Richards medals 
William Roxburgh (F/Lt) DFC by Richard Thomas (May 2010)
Flew with 206 Squadron from 1941. Richard was part of William Roxburghs crew
Anthony Frederick George (F/O) by Richard Crockett (Feb 2011)
Flew with 206 Squadron from 1941. Richard is 1st cousin once removed to Anthony
Nicodeme Guilonard (Lt Cmdr) by Niels Norgaard Nielsen (Apr 2011)
Flew with 206 Squadron from 1945. Niels is a researcher 
Eric Rawes (PO) by Susan Rudebeck (Jul 2013)
Flew with 206 Squadron in 1941. Susan is the niece of Eric Rawes
William Jones (Sgt) by Graham Walters (Nov 2014)
Flew with 206 Squadron in 1940. Graham is the great nephew of William


Navigators - 206 Squadron WWII

Roberts - Wildey - Rutherford - Edgar - Topliff

Ken Roberts by Clive Roberts (2008)
Flew in Ken's crew in 206 Squadron. Clive is the son of Ken Roberts
Leslie Wildey by Allan Wildey (2007)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Allan is the son of L.F.Wildey (Voice Recording)
John Rutherford by Ray Rutherford (Mar 2009)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron. Ray is the son of John Rutherford
Robert John Edgar by Charles Johnston (Nov 2009)
Flew with 206 Squadron from May 1942. Charles is the author of Roberts bio
George Henry Topliff by Anne Topliff (Dec 2012)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Anne's is the wife of George Topliff's nephew 
 

 


Wireless Operators / Air Gunners - 206 Squadron WWII

Thomas - Crowe - Stares - Cairns - Reynolds - Farley - Blackwell - Steel - Walker

Rundle  - Nelson  - Ellison  - Jeffs  - McKinnon  - Smith  - Peet  -  Milligan

Richard Thomas (2007)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron
Eric Crowe by Richard Crowe (2007)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron. Richard is the son of Eric Crowe
Ronald Stares by John Ashdown (2007)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron. John is the nephew of Ronald Stares
George Cairns by Moira Edge nee Cairns (2008)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron. Moira is the daughter of George Cairns
Vic Reynolds by Vic Reynolds (Feb 2009)
Flew with 206 Squadron from end of 1940
Jack Farley by Jack Farley (2008)
Flew with 206 Squadron from 1942
Bill Blackwell by an unknown source (2008)
Flew with 206 Squadron
Jim Steel by David Cotterill (2007)
Flew with 206 Squadron. David is the nephew of Jim Steel
Eric Walker by Trudy Hindmarsh (Oct 2009)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Trudy is the niece Eric's brother
William Rundle by Sonia Johnson (Nov 2009)
Flew in Ken's crew in 206 Squadron. Sonia is the daughter of William Rundle
Ted Nelson by Ted (Nov 2009)
Flew with Ken in 206 Squadron
George Ellison by Pauline and Terry Shea (May 2010)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Pauline is the niece of George Ellison
James Jeffs by Paul Jeffs (June 2010)
Flew with 206 Squadron from 1945. Paul is the nephew of James Jeffs
Lloyd McKinnon by Darian Zacharias (June 2010)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Darian is the great nephew of Lloyd McKinnon
Douglas Smith by Kara Whiteman (Sept 2010) Flew with 206 Squadron. Kara is the great niece of Douglas Smith
Joe Peet by Sue Brown (Nov 2010) Flew with 206 Squadron. Sue is the daughter of Joe Peet William Milligan by Christine Boyd (Feb 2012)Flew with 206 Squadron. Christine is the second cousin of William Milligan


 Flight Engineers - 206 Squadron WWII
Angel

Frank Angel by Nuala Angel (Apr 2012)
Flew with 206 Squadron. Nuala is the daughter of Frank Angel


Ground Crew - 206 Squadron WWII

Pople

Alfred Pople by Sue Winch (Nov 2010)
Based with 206 Squadron. Sue is the daughter of Alfred Pople


220 Squadron WWII 

Best

Grenville Best by Stuart Best (Mar 2012)
Flew with Coastal Command 220 Squadron. Stuart is the son of Grenville Best 

224 Squadron WWII

Blight

John Blight by Chris Blight (Jan 2011)
Flew with Coastal Command 224 Squadron. Chris is the nephew of John Blight


Others

Bass  -  Straw  -  Stitt

Howard Bass by me (2007)
Linked to my Grandad Ken Bass: Howard is my great uncle, brother of Ken Bass
Derek Straw (2007)
Linked to 206 Squadron: Derek is the current Association Secretary
Robert Stitt (2008)
Linked to Flying Fortresses in Coastal Command as an author