115 Squadron
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 Dutton Gordon David Hankinson - Pilot

Sgt - Service No 921363

Age: 22

RAFVR

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 Pitt Leonard Herbert - 2nd Pilot

Sgt - Service No R/10286

Age:

RCAF

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

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of William Ernest and Eliza Dew, of Plumstead.

Greenwich Cemetery London - Plot C. Grave 871

Source: CWGC

Newbury Robert Owen - W.Op./Air Gnr

Sgt - Service No 798536

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of William and Violet Newbury, of St. John'S, Newfoundland.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 8

Source: GWGC

Knott Reginald Cooper Knott Reginald Cooper - W.Op./Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 1259857

Age: 31

RAFVR

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

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

South Shields (Harton) Cemetery - Sec. S. Grave 10703

Source: CWGC

Mellows Harold Sidney - Medical Officer, passenger

F/L - Service No 87329

Age: 31 - °1910

RAFVR

Son of William Montague Mellows and Florence Edith Mellows.
Husband of Rosalind Mary Mellows, of Sanderstead, Surrey.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 6

Source: CWGC - more info www.kingscollections.org