Battle of Britain London Monument – Sub/Lt.(FAA) D M Jeram THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN LONDON MONUMENT "Never in the field of human
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Dennis Mayvore Jeram was one of the Fleet Air Arm pilots loaned to the RAF, he was transferred on 15th June 1940 and joined 213 Squadron at Exeter on 5th July.
He claimed a Ju88 destroyed and probably another on 11th August, Me110’s on the 12th and 15th and a Do17 on 15th September.
After the Battle of Britain Jeram returned to the FAA and in December 1941 he was posted to 888 Squadron. From February 1942 until the end of 1943 the squadron was in the carrier HMS Formidable.
Above: Jeram after his 6th November combat
During the operations in North Africa, Jeram shot down a Vichy French Bloch 175 on 6th November 1942. It was searching for an Allied convoy which had been spotted as it passed through the Straits of Gibraltar on its way to North Africa. Three days later Jeram shared in destroying a Ju88 near Algiers. It had Italian markings but a German crew.
He also took part in the invasion of Sicily and the Salerno landings.
Jeram retired in 1954 as a Lieutenant-Commander. He died in 1977.
Above image and additional research courtesy Larry Jeram-Croft