1940 - 1945
30 Sep/1 October 1940
Wellington Mk IC - T2549 - KO-K
|T/O Marham 1938. Target marchalling yards Osnabrück, Germany.
Werner Streib of 2./NJG 1 claimed
On the night of 30 September/1 October just over 100 aircraft bombed targets in Germany and the Channel ports. Three of Marham's Wellingtons were tasked
with bombing the marshalling yards at Ehrang. Ten more were part of a formation
of Wellingtons detailed to bomb the Reichsluftfahrt Ministerium (German Air
Ministry) in Berlin.
Also Wellington R3292 KO-F was lost on this mission. No survivors.
Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan - The Wellington Bomber, from Martin W Bowman - forum.12oclockhigh.net
|Steel A J J - Pilot
F/O - Service No 42539
POW - nr. 1281 Luft 3.
|Goldie Leonard George - Pilot
Sgt - Service No 745606
Son of Oswald Burt Goldie and Caroline Alice Goldie, of Blandford, Dorsetshire.
Reichswald Forest War Cemetary - 26. G. 1
|Mogg Ronald P. - Observer
Sgt - Service No 744979
RAFVR - awarded an MBE in December 1945.
POW - nr. 302
Source: ww2talk.com - 'Footprints on the Sands of Time' - Clutton-Brock
|Walter James Le Blond Robert - W.Op./Air Gnr.
Sgt - Service No 902245
Son of Robert John and Winifred Violet Walter, of Christchurch, Hampshire.
Reichswald Forest War Cemetary - Coll. grave 26. F. 1-9
Sgt - Service No 650716
Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Dowsett, of Ilford, Essex.
Runnymede Memorial - panel 13.
|Westwood Douglas Eric - Air Gnr.
Sgt - Service No 805525
RAF (Auxiliary Air Force)
Son of Simon and Florence Westwood, of Handsworth, Birmingham.
Reichswald Forest War Cemetary - 26. F. 10.