115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

3/4 February 1943

Wellington Mk III - BK127 KO-D

T/O East Wretham 1842 - minelaying in the Lorient area. Distress calls heard at 2311, 2320 and 2344. Hull DF plotted a/c position as 5114N 0207E, apporximately 40 miles off Dover.

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

Tuma Charles Tuma Charles - Pilot

P/O - Service No J16242

Age: 24

RCAF

Son of Charles and Bessie Tuma, of Churchbridge, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 178

Source: CWGC.

Spooner Kenneth Spooner Kenneth - Observer

Sgt - Service No 1231251

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of Harry and Elsie Spooner, of Blackpool, Lancashire.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 165

Source: CWGC.

Pollard Maurice Arthur Pollard Maurice Arthur - WOP

Sgt - Service No 1434975

Age: 22

RAFVR

Son of Arthur Stephenson Pollard and Elsie Maude Pollard, of Mossley Hill, Liverpool.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 162

Source: CWGC.

Potter Frank Slaney Potter Frank Slaney - BA

P/O - Service No 130724

Age: 26

RCAF

Son of Horace Lionel Potter, and of Florence Jane Potter, of Weybridge, Surrey.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 133

Source: CWGC.

McKay Harry Robertson McKay Harry Robertson - RG

F/S - Service No R115725

Age: 20

RCAF

Son of Dr. Edward Robertson McKay and Amy Maud McKay, of Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 184

Source: CWGC - more info Canadian Virtual War Memorial