115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

14 September 1943

Lancaster Mk II - DS780 KO-?

T/O little Snoring - Crew trails of new a/c and bombing practice. Crashed 1115 hours on to a railway embankment between Magdalen Station and Magdalen Fen, N of Downham Market, Norfolk.

6 Killed, 2 injured.

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

Bradford Edward Albert John Bradford Edward Albert John - Pilot

F/S - Service No 415742

Age: 23

RNZAF

Son of John William and Lottie Florence Bradford, of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cambridge City Cemetery - Grave 13539.

Source: CWGC - photo Auckland War Memorial Museum

Fearn John Murdoch Fearn John Murdoch - FE

Sgt - Service No 1570056

Age: 19

RAFVR

Son of John and Catherine G. Fearn, of Inverness.

Iverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery - Sec. L.2. Class 1. Grave 233.

Source: CWGC - photo and info Gordonstoun Schools

Morse Colin Rutherford Morse Colin Rutherford - Nav

F/O - Service No 422306

Age: 21

RNZAF

Son of Percy Morse and of Mary Leslie Rutherford of Hanmer Springs, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Cambridge City Cemetery - Grave 13938.

Source: CWGC - photo Auckland War Memorial Museum

Williamson L. Williamson L. - WOP

F/S - Service No

Age: - injured

Son of

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

Read M. Read M. - BA

Sgt - Service No

Age: - injured

Son of

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

Jones Frederick Jones Frederick - MUG

Sgt - Service No 842484

Age: 34

Aux Af

Son of Walter and Rosina Jones.
Husband of Violet Ellen Jones, of North Cheam.

Carshalton (All Saints) Churchyard, Surrey - grave Sec. U. Grave 323.

Source: CWGC

Griffiths Rex Vernon Griffiths Rex Vernon - RG

F/S - Service No 415077

Age: 20

RNZAF

Son of Edmund Harold Griffiths and of Olive Mary Parker, of Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand.

Cambridge City Cemetery - Grave 13738.

Source: CWGC - photo Auckland War Memorial Museum

Ashwin Harold James Bowen Ashwin Harold James Bowen - FE

Sgt - Service No 1870675 - was attached to 1678 Conversien Unit.

Age: 34

RAFVR

Son of Frank Harold Bowen Ashwin and Irene Stewart Beaney Ashwin.
Husband of Dora Wesley Ashwin, of Kilburn.

Golders Green Crematorium, Hendon, Middlesex - panel 1.

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