Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. F G Horner

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Frank George Horner joined the RAFVR about July 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and joined 610 Squadron at Acklington on 16th September 1940.

Commissioned in June 1941, Horner was shot down over France on 8th July 1941 in Spitfire IIb P8504 while taking part in Circus 40. He was held in Stalag Luft III at Sagan and Belaria.

 

 

Above: 610 Squadron in late 1940

F/Lt. J Ellis

Sitting on wing: P/O JG Lecky, Sgt. HR Clarke, Sgt. LR Carter, F/O CH Bacon, P/O GGF Draper, P/O BW Brown, Sgt. AC Baker, Sgt. WJ Corbin, P/O WA Douglas, Sgt. FG Horner

Standing: P/O AE Davies, F/Lt. PG Lamb, Sgt. RF Hamlyn, F/O COJ Pegge, P/O DE Mileham, F/Lt. ILMcG Hallam, F/O PJ Davies-Cooke, F/Lt. SC Norris, F/Lt. EBB Smith, Sgt. J Murray, Sgt. P Ward-Smith, F/Lt. DS Wilson

 

Horner was released from the RAF in 1947 as a Flight Lieutenant.

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