115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

15 November 1944

Lancaster Mk I - NN706 KO-B

T/O Witchford 1240 - target Dortmund, Germany. Collided with Lancaster HK595 in a mid air collision over Leverkusen.

Also lost on this mission: Lancaster MK I HK595 KO-A, 9 KIA

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

177 Lancasters of No 3 Group carried out a G-H attack on the oil plant at Dortmund. The raid, through thick cloud, was believed to have been accurate. 2 Lancasters lost.

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

Davidson John William Davidson John William "Jack" - Pilot

F/L - Service No J26633

Age: 21

RCAF

Son of William and Helen Davidson, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Reichswald Forest war Cemetery - grave 4. B. 7.

Source: CWGC

Gillibrand Arthur Douglas Gillibrand Arthur Douglas - FE

Sgt - Service No 572714

Age: 23

RAF

Son of Douglas Edwin and Kathleen Margaret Gillibrand, of Whitley Bay, Northumberland.

Reichswald Forest war Cemetery - grave 4. B. 4.

Source: CWGC.

Powner James Henry Powner James Henry - Nav

F/O - Service No 153204

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of William Henry and Florence Daisy Powner, of Stafford.

Reichswald Forest war Cemetery - grave 4. B. 2.

Source: CWGC.

Dunford Joseph Reginald - WOP

F/O - Service No J38266

Age: 22

RCAF

Son of Eli and Eliza Dunford, of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Reichswald Forest war Cemetery - grave 4. B. 8.

Source: CWGC - photo Aircrew Remembered

Dowse Charles Douglas Dowse Charles Douglas - BA

F/O - Service No 153656

Age: 23

RCAF

Son of Charles William and Annie Laura Dowse, of Lincoln.

Reichswald Forest war Cemetery - grave 4. B. 3.

Source: CWGC.

Page Donald Nelson Page Donald Nelson - MUG

P/O - Service No J95462

Age:

RCAF

Son of

Reichswald Forest war Cemetery - grave 4. B. 6.

Source: CWGC.

Crayston Kerry Milton Crayston Kerry Milton - RG

P/O - Service No J95462

Age: 20

RCAF

Son of Georgena M. Crayston, of 2183 Bloor Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
One brother also serving in the RCAF.

Reichswald Forest war Cemetery - grave 4. B. 6.

Source: CWGC - photo and info Canadian Virtual War Memorial