115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

21/22 May 1944

Lancaster Mk III - ND754 KO-F

T/O Witchford 2252 - Duisburg, Germany. Shot down and crashed Duisburg-Beckerswerth.

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

510 Lancasters and 22 Mosquitos of Nos 1, 3, 5 and 8 Groups carried out the first large raid on Duisburg for a year.

The target was covered by cloud but the Oboe skymarking was accurate and much damage was caused in the southern areas of the city.

29 Lancasters were lost, 5.5 per cent of the force.

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

Andersen Robert Charles Andersen Robert Charles - Pilot

F/L - Service No 414876

Age: 28

RAAF

Son of Charles and Beatrice Emma Andersen, of Merinda, Queensland, Australia.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - grave 7. F. 8.

Source: CWGC.

Mann Albert Oswald Mann Albert Oswald - 2nd Pilot

F/O - Service No 147960

Age: 28

RAFVR

Son of John Oswald and Jane Isabella Mann.
Husband of Violet Elisa Mann, of Eltham, London.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - grave 7. D. 6.

Source: CWGC photo Geoff Mann Aircrew Remebered - photo's and more info Bint Family

Jones Halwood Thomas Jones Halwood Thomas - FE

Sgt - Service No 1397321

Age: 36

RAFVR

Son of David William and Rhoda Jones.
Husband of Phyllis Jones, of Alperton, Wembley, Middlesex.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - grave 7. E. 18.

Source: CWGC.

Wilkinson Laurence Edward Wilkinson Laurence Edward - NAV

P/O - Service No 175313

Age: 27

RAFVR

Son of Percy and Susan Wilkinson, of Croydon, Surrey.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - grave 7. F. 5.

Source: CWGC.

Noon Horace Charles Noon Horace Charles - WOP

F/S - Service No 1295792

Age: - POW No 42 Stalag Luft 7

RAFVR

Son of

Source: CWGC - photo and more info Bint Family

Cameron Peter Talmage Cameron Peter Talmage - BA

F/S - Service No 408419

Age: 23

RAAF

Son of Peter Talmage Cameron and Beatrice Maud Savage, of Wivenhoe, Tasmania, Australia.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - grave 7. D. 5.

Source: CWGC.

Redhead Nathaniel Ernest Redhead Nathaniel Ernest - MUG

Sgt - Service No 531268

Age:

RAF

Son of Nathaniel Martin Redhead and Jane Redhead, of Durham.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - grave 7. F. 6.

Source: CWGC.

Moulden William Robert Harold Moulden William Robert Harold - RG

P/O - Service No 423163

Age: 25

RAAF

Son of William George Henry and Hilda Evelyn Isabel Moulden.
Husband of Joan Brodie Moulden, of North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - grave 7. F. 7.

Source: CWGC - photo Michel Beckers on Find a Grave