115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

17 June 1941

Wellington Mk IC - R1517 - KO-Z

T/O Marham 1545. Air test.

Aircraft climbed slowly to 500 feet, turned through 180 degrees and then dived to the ground. At about 15 feet it levelled out and then crashed and burst into flames at Palgrave Farm, Sporle, 2 miles NE of Swaffham, Norfolk.

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

Evans Amery Yeo - Pilot

P/O - Service No 89303

Age: 31

RAF

Son of William Lavington Evans and Constance Ella Northup Evans.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 1.

Source: CWGC

Docking Robert Owen - 2nd Pilot

Sgt - Service No R59295

Age: 21

RCAF

Son of Clifford Roy and Lilly Docking, of Minnedosa, Manitoba, Canada.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 3.

Source: CWGC

Brown Alastair Boyd - Observer

P/O - Service No 60782

RAFVR

Age: 27

Son of Hugh and Andrina Boyd Brown, of Sale, Cheshire.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 2.

Source: CWGC

Brown Henry - W.Op./Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 983315

RAFVR

Age: 25

Son of Samuel and Nellie Brown, of Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester.

Manchester Southern Cemetery

Source: CWGC

Smith Alfred - FG

Aircraftman 2nd Class - Service No 1164124

RAFVR - 218 Sqdn.

Age: 30

Son of Alfred and Esther Smith, of Birmingham; husband of Florence Smith, of Ladywood, Birmingham.

Birmingham Cemetery, Key Hill - Sec. R. Grave 1264.

Source: CWGC

Hurt John Ronald - W.Op./Air Gnr

F/Sgt - Service No 550811

Age: 21 - was a passenger.

RAF

Son of Timothy Roper Hurt and Annie Hurt, of Liverpool.

Liverpool Cemetery, Allerton - Sec. 30. C. of E. Grave 7099.

Source: CWGC

Williams D. O.

Sgt -

Injured

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