No 87 Hurricane Squadron

'The Most powerful Fear Me'

Squadron Leader J.S.Dewer
Squadron Leader T.G.Lovell-Gregg
Squadron Leader R.S.Mills
No 87 was formed on the 1st of September 1917 at Upavon and was disbanded at Tern Hill on the 24th of June 1919. It was re-formed in March 1937 from No 54 Squadron personnel at Tangmere with Hawker Furies. They moved to Debden and re-equipped with Gloster Gladiators and the Hawker Hurricanes a year later. They went to France as 60 wing, part of the Air Component of the B.E.F.
The Squadron was based at Exeter Satellite Station in the Filton Sector on the 13th of August 1940 , then it moved to Bibury

I.J.Badger R.Beamont J.C.Carver
J.R.Cock P.W.Comley J.Cowley
J.H.Culverwell W.D.David J.S.Dewer
C.Darwin I.R.Gleed R.L.Glyde
F.Howell D.T.Jay R.V.Jeff
Laycock T.G.Lovell-Gregg R. Malengrau
A.C.R.McLure T.Mitchell R.S.Mills
R.Rayner G.L.Roscoe F. de Spirlet
K.W.Tait L.A.Thorogood W.Van Lierde
S.R.E.Wakeling H.Walton D.H.Ward
R.F.Watson R.Voase Jeff

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