115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

17/18 May 1942

Wellington Mk III - X3644 - KO-A

T/O Marham 2234. Minelaying (Gardening) operations in the Baltic Sea. Possibly a/c seen at 0138 hrs to be going down out of control at position 55N 06E.

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

Minelaying: 32 Stirlings and 28 Wellingtons of 3 Group to the Frisians and the Heligoland area. German night fighters were active.

5 Stirlings and 2 Wellingtons were lost.

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

Butterworth Francis Norman - Pilot

Sgt - Service No 1112329

Age: 26

RAFVR

Son of Harold and Catherine Mary Butterworth.
Husband of Margaret Elizabeth Butterworth (nee Ellerton), of Hedon, Yorkshire. Two childern.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 79

Source: CWGC

Fisher John Fisher John - Observer

P/O - Service No 103576

Age: 25

RAFVR

Son of Harry and Elsie Fisher, of Olton, Birmingham.

Hamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery - 6A. C. 5.

Source: CWGC

Lloyd Kenneth Arthur Lloyd Kenneth Arthur - WOP

Sgt - Service No 1256771

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of

Runnymede Memorial - panel 88

Source: CWGC

Wagstaff William Richard Wagstaff William Richard - WOP/AG

Sgt - Service No 1309976

Age: 26

RAFVR

Son of Richard and Gertrude Ellen Wagstaff, of Brixton, London.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 95

Source: CWGC

Ragan Arthur Wilton Ragan Arthur Wilton - RG

Sgt - Service No 931128

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of John William Ragan, and of Sarah Henrietta Ragan, of Worthing, Sussex.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 92

Source: GWGC