115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

29/30 August 1944

Lancaster Mk III - PB131 KO-W

T/O Witchford 2108 - target Stettin, Poland.

Also lost on this mission: Lancaster Mk I ME718 KO-G, 7 KIA

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

402 Lancasters and 1 Mosquito of Nos 1,3, 6 and 8 Groups ordered to Stettin.

This was a successful raid, hitting parts of Stettin which had escaped damage in previous attacks.

23 Lancasters lost, 5.7 per cent of the force.

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

Berkeley Nicholas George Berkeley Nicholas George - Pilot

F/O - Service No 182161

Age: 21

RAFVR - Canada

Son of Richard N. Berkeley and Vera A. Berkeley, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery, Commonwealth Section, Poland - collective grave 5. D. 7.

Source: CWGC.

Sim James Kincade Sim James Kincade - FE

Sgt - Service No 1372600

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of Duncan and Jane Sim, of Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire.

Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery, Commonwealth Section, Poland - collective grave 5. D. 7.

Source: CWGC.

Webber Jeffery Francis Mawby Webber Jeffrey Francis Mawby - Nav

Sgt - Service No 1336908

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of Jeffery William Webber and Frances Jane Mawby, of Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery, Commonwealth Section, Poland - collective grave 5. D. 7.

Source: CWGC.

Aspinall Derek Charles Ernest Aspinall Derek Charles Ernest - WOP

Sgt - Service No 1606369

Age: 17

RAFVR

Son of Alfred Ernest and Florence Beatrice Aspinell, of Wandsworth Common. London.

Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery, Commonwealth Section, Poland - collective grave 5. D. 7.

Source: CWGC.

Jack Robert Kidd Jack Robert Kidd - BA

P/O - Service No J95268

Age: 22

RCAF

Son of Robert and Christina Jack, of Garson, Ontario, Canada.

Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery, Commonwealth Section, Poland - collective grave 5. D. 7.

Source: CWGC.

Wood Reginald Robert Wood Reginald Robert - MUG

Sgt - Service No 1424336

Age: 22

RAFVR

Son of Victor and Rose Wood, of Walthamstow, Essex.
Husband of Elizabeth Iris Wood, of Walthamstow.

Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery, Commonwealth Section, Poland - collective grave 5. D. 7.

Source: CWGC.

Yule Henry Auld Nisbet Yule Henry Auld Nisbet - RG

Sgt - Service No 1549198

Age: 23

RAFVR

Son of Thomas Yule and Gladys McBride, of Liverpool.

Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery, Commonwealth Section, Poland - collective grave 5. D. 7.

Source: CWGC.