1940 - 1945
18/19 April 1944
Lancaster Mk II - LL667 KO-R
|T/O Witchford 2252 - target Rouen, France. Shot down by an intruder at 0210 hours and crashed near Common Farm, Witchford.
Also shot down by an intruder: Lancaster Mk II LL867 A4-J, 7 KIA
Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan.
273 Lancasters (26 a/c 115 Squadron) and 16 Mosquitos of Nos 1, 3 and 8 Groups to Rouen.
Bomber Command claimed a concentrated attack on the railway yards, with much destruction.
No aircraft lost.
Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk - Bomber Command - Campaign Diary April 1944.
|Birnie John - Pilot
P/O - Service No 173326
Son of Walter and Bessie Birnie, of Gosforth.
Gosforth (St. Mary) Churchyard, Cumberland
Source: CWGC - photo Auckland War Memorial Museum
|Ferguson Jack - FE
Sgt - Service No 1591340
Son of John H. Ferguson and Mary Ferguson, of Kendal.
Kendal (Parkside) Cemetery, Westmorland - Sec. C. Cons. Grave 816.
|Jones David Lloyd - Nav
F/S - Service No 975131
Son of John William and Elizabeth Ann Jones, of Aberystwyth.
Aberystwyth Cemetery, Wales - Sec. 3 Extn. Cons. Grave 124.
|Kerwin Ernest - WOP
Sgt - Service No 1540856
Son of Thomas Harold and Jane Kerwin.
Cambridge City Cemetery - grave 13961
|Feldman Arnold Lepine - BA
P/O - Service No J92605 - his medals findagrave.com
Age: 27 - °21 November 1916
Son of Samuel Feldman + and Beatrice Lepine Sabel, of Norwalk, Connecticut. U.S.A.
Cambridge City Cemetery - grave 14361
Source: CWGC - photo and more info Canadian Virtual War Memorial
|MacMillan William James - MUG
Sgt - Service No R209012
Son of James and Catherine Macmillan, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey - grave 48. G. 10.
Source: CWGC - photo's and more info Canadian Virtual War Memorial
|Bailey George Edward - RG
Sgt - Service No 1868473
Son of John Edward and Doris Evelyn Bailey, of Rainham, Gillingham.
Rainham (St. Margaret) Churchyard, Gillingham, Kent - gravr 399