Battle of Britain London Monument – P/O C LOGAN

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Colin Logan, of Bedhampton, joined the RAF as an Aircraft Apprentice in September 1928 and passed out in August 1931. He later remustered as an Airman u/t Pilot. He was commissioned on 20th July 1940 and was then serving with No. 12 (Bomber) Squadron.

Logan probably volunteered for Fighter Command in August and was posted to 7 OTU Hawarden on the 8th. After converting to Spitfires he joined 266 Squadron at Hornchurch on 20th August.

 

‘A’ Flight, 222 Squadron, Coltishall, late March 1941.

L to R: Sgt. NHD Ramsay, Sgt. RG Marland, Sgt. W Wilson, F/Lt. EH Thomas, Sgt. RS Riches, Sgt. DJ Chipping, F/O GGA Davies, P/O C Logan, Peter the dog, Sgt. ? Scott, Sgt. J Christie, Sgt. KE Lewis

 

Peter belonged to F/Lt. EH Thomas

 

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On 27th March 1941, now serving with 222 Squadron, he was engaged in a practice dogfight in Spitfire IIA P8028. He collided with his opponent, Sgt. W Wilson in P7908 over Easton in Norfolk.

Both men were killed.

Logan was 29 and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking.

 

 

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