115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

27/28 April 1942

Wellington Mk III - X3639 - KO-K

T/O Marham 2324. Target: Cologne, Germany.
Crashed in Cologne.

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

97 aircraft - 76 Wellingtons, 19 Stirlings, 2 Halifaxes.
Bombing conditions were favourable and this small force claimed good results. Cologne reports 9 industrial premises and 1,520 houses hit or damaged, and 19 other premises affected. 11 people were killed, 52 injured and 1,683 bombed out. A considerable number of bombs, however, fell outside the city to the east. 150 hectares of the Tannenwald destroyed by fire.

6 Wellingtons and 1 Halifax lost.

Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk - Bomber Command - Campaign Diary April 1942.

Harris Leslie Godfrey Harris Leslie Godfrey - Pilot

Sgt - Service No 1283645

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen - 1. E. 9.

Source: CWGC

Taylor Harry Taylor Harry - Observer

Sgt - Service No 980446

Age: 26

RAFVR

Son of George William Fildes Taylor and Annie Taylor;.
Husband of Betty Evaline Taylor, of Southfields, London.

Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen - 1. E. 11.

Source: CWGC

McCarthy Francis Robert Edwin McCarthy Francis Robert Edwin - W.Op./Air Gnr

Sgt - Service No 1359180

Age: 28

RAFVR

Son of Alfred George and Jane Foyle McCarthy, of Tottenham, Middlesex.

Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen - 1. E. 10.

Source: CWGC

Garland William Charles Garland William Charles - Air Gnr

Sgt - Service No 911969

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of John and Amelia Clara Garland.
Husband of Irene Ivy Garland, of Southampton.

Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen - 1. E. 12

Source: GWGC

Jerram J Jerram J. - Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 841995

Age:

RAFVR

POW No 242, Stalag 357.

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