115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

8/9 December 1940

Wellington Mk IC - T2520 - KO-A

T/O Marham 1715. Target Bordeaux, France.  Strayed from track on the return flight and crashed 0312 into a hilside at Cefn-y-strad near Tredegar, Glamorgen, Wales.

70 Years on - Tredegar remembers Flight T2520

Also Wellington: Mk IC L7895 KO-G crashed on this mission. One casualty.

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

Tindall Albert Tindall Albert - Pilot
(Same crewmember of the Wellington Mk IC T2606 KO-H dd 16/17 November 1940 ?)

P/O - Service No 43294

Age: 21

RAF

Son of Stafford Wreghitt Tindall and Rachael May Tindall, 63 Villiers Street, Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Brother of Alan and Verdun.

Llantwit Major Cemetery - Sec. C. Grave 5.

Source: CWGC - 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan - photo: ww2talk.com

Mills David Mills David - 2nd Pilot

Sgt - Service No 748521

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of

Belfast City Cemetery - Sec. A.2. Grave 484

Source: CWGC - photo: Courtosy of Tich http://www.tredegar.co.uk/

Ellis Hylton Daniel Ellis Hylton Daniel - Observer

Sgt - Service No 523372

Age: 26

RAF

Son of Hylton Charles and Agnes Harriet Ellis, husband of Alice Ellis, of Dinnington Colliery. Ingraving: Dearly loved husband of Alice Ellis reunited 29th May 1995

North Gosforth joint Burial Ground - Row M. Grave 26.

His brother Richard William also died in service, RAFVR 33 Squadron, 26 September 1945, buriet Kiel War Cemetary, Germany.

Source: CWGC - photo: Peter Hastie

Howard Stanley Gordon Howard Stanley Gordon - W. Op./ Air Gn.
(Same crewmember of the Wellington Mk IC T2606 KO-H dd 16/17 November 1940 ?)

Sgt - Service No 966313

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Llantwit Major Cemetery - Sec. C. Grave 7.

Source: GWGC - 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan - photo: Courtosy of Tich http://www.tredegar.co.uk/

Brown Reginald - Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 40913

Age: 22

RNZAF

Son of Charles and Isabel Emily Brown.

Llantwit Major Cemetery - Sec. C. Grave 6.

Source: CWGC - photo: aucklandmuseum.com

Wallace David Ernest - Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 905336

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Southend on Sea Cemetery (Sutton Road) - Plot R. Grave 12189

Source: CWGC