Battle of Britain Monument Home THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN LONDON MONUMENT Battle of Britain London Monument
The Battle of Britain London Monument "Never in the field of human
conflict was so much owed
by so many to so few
."
Site of Battleof Britain London Monument Work in Progress London Monument Site Drawing of Battle of Britain London Monument
Battle of Britain London Monument Home    
   

The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. G W Tabor

 

George William Tabor was born in June 1920 in Woodford Bridge, Essex and joined the RAF about August 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot.

Called up on 1st September, he completed his training at 12 EFTS and 10 FTS before being posted to 65 Squadron at Turnhouse on 2nd September 1940. He moved to 152 Squadron at Warmwell on 9th October.

 

Above: L to R

F/O JBH Nicholas, P/O NE Hancock, P/O B Drobinski, P/O ED Glaser, Sgt. GW Tabor, Sgt. CR Hewlett

 

***************

 

His Spitfire, N3176, was damaged in a surprise attack by Me109's over Portland on 10th November 10 and Tabor landed back at base with a burst tyre, unhurt.

He was killed on 23rd July 1941 as a Flight Sergeant with 603 Squadron when his Spitfire Va W3184 was shot down on a sweep. Tabor was 21 years old.

He is buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery, France.

 

 

 


Battle of Britain Monument