Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. G C Everitt

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Geoffrey Charles Everitt of Westminster, London joined the RAFVR about June 1939 as an Airman u/t Air Gunner. He completed his training and was serving with 29 Squadron in early July 1940. He was posted away to 6 Beam Approach Training Flight on 1st February 1941.

He was killed on 6th August 1942 as a Flight Sergeant with 207 Squadron, operating in Lancasters from Bottesford, Leicestershire.

Lancaster I R5761 EM-T was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.

Also lost were:

F/Lt. GA Ings
WO WJA Shapter
Sgt. JWE Holland
Sgt. R Bell-Berry
Sgt. J Culley
Sgt. DR Manser

Everitt was 25 years old. He is buried in Uden War Cemetery, Netherlands.

 

 

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