1940 - 1945
11 November 1941
Wellington Mk III - X3394 - KO-?
|Cross country exercise and fuel consumption test.
Crashed at 1203 at Carol House Farm, near Swaffham, Norfolk. Subsequent Board of Enquiry ascertained that the aircraft suffered starboard engine failure in flight as a result of mishandeling by the pilot and was unable to maintain Height.
Sgt Dutton and crew had survived a few days previosly the disastrous attack on Berlin, 4 November 1941.
Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan
|Dutton Gordon David Hankinson - Pilot
Sgt - Service No 921363
Son of Clare Hankinson Dutton and Edith Ellen Dutton, of West Worthing, Sussex.
Little Missenden (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard extension, Buckinghamshire.
Source: CWGC - photo: billiongraves.com
|Pitt Leonard Herbert - 2nd Pilot
Sgt - Service No R/10286
Son of Alan Leighton Browne and Eileen Rowena Browne, of East Malvern, Victoria, Australia.
Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 7
Source: CWGC - Newspaper Clipping, Canadian Virtual War Memorial.
|Dew Brian Ernest - Observer
Sgt - Service No 961536
Son of William Ernest and Eliza Dew, of Plumstead.
Greenwich Cemetery London - Plot C. Grave 871
| Newbury Robert Owen - W.Op./Air Gnr
Sgt - Service No 798536
Son of William and Violet Newbury, of St. John'S, Newfoundland.
Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 8
|Knott Reginald Cooper - W.Op./Air Gnr.
Sgt - Service No 1259857
Son of Charles Edmund and Beatrice Annie Knott, of Sheffield.
Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery - Sec. L. Cons. Grave 8769
Source: CWGC - photo: www.findagrave.com
|Arthur John Leslie Louvain - Air Gnr
Sgt - Service No 1378785
Son of - husband of Alice +1993
South Shields (Harton) Cemetery - Sec. S. Grave 10703
Source: CWGC - photo Findagrave.com, via Philip Andrews
|Mellows Harold Sidney - Medical Officer, passenger
F/L - Service No 87329
Age: 31 - °1910
Son of William Montague Mellows and Florence Edith Mellows.
Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 6
Source: CWGC - more info www.kingscollections.org