115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

27 November 1944

Lancaster Mk I - HK624 IL-J
C Flight

T/O Witchford 1226 - target Cologne, Germmany. This Lancaster was the sole casualty on this operation. It crashed at Danzigerstrasse, Mulheim in an easters suburb of Cologne.

Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan.

169 Lancasters of No 3 Group carried out a G-H raid on the Kalk Nord railway yards at Cologne. Good results were observed.

1 Lancaster lost.

Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk - Bomber Command - Campaign Diary November 1944.

Ingham Eric Ingham Eric - Pilot

F/O - Service No 150115

Age: 23

RAFVR

Son of Harry and Amy Ingham, of Pudsey, Yorkshire.

Rheinberg War Cemetery - grave 4. H. 21.

Source: CWGC

Purvis Graham Purvis Graham - 2nd Pilot

P/O - Service No 408408

Age: 22

RAAF

Son of John Stewart Purvis and Hylda Purvis.
Husband of Jessie Purvis, of Busselton, Western Australia.

Rheinberg War Cemetery - grave 4. H. 24.

Source: CWGC - photo Tasmanian War Casualties

Leveritt Terence Leveritt Terence - FE

Sgt - Service No 2211822

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of Frederick and Beatrice Leveritt, of Stretford, Lancashire.

Rheinberg War Cemetery - grave 4. H. 20.

Source: CWGC.

Light Leslie Edward Light Leslie Edward - Nav

F/O - Service No 157334

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of Thomas Edward and Gertie Frances Light, of Eastleigh, Hampshire.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 207

Source: CWGC.

Spotswood Eric Spotswood Eric - WOP

F/S - Service No 1522033

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Rheinberg War Cemetery - grave 4. H. 25.

Source: CWGC.

Pope Henry Milton Pope Henry Milton - BA

P/O - Service No J36085

Age: 22

RCAF

Son of Albert Henry and Lily Etta Pope, of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

Rheinberg War Cemetery - grave 4. H. 18.

Source: CWGC.

McPake Henry McPake Henry - MUG

Sgt - Service No 1825964

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Rheinberg War Cemetery - grave 4. H. 22.

Source: CWGC.

Hogben Robert Hogben Robert - Mid Uunder Gunner

F/S - Service No 1394176

Age: 22

RAFVR

Son of Robert and Hilda Hogben.
Husband of Bessie Hogben, of Bury, Lancashire.

Rheinberg War Cemetery - grave 4. H. 23.

Source: CWGC.

Hutchinson Daniel Hutchinson Daniel - RG

Sgt - Service No 1825513

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Rheinberg War Cemetery - grave 4. H. 19.

Source: CWGC.