115 Squadron
1940 - 1945

16 October 1942

Wellington Mk III - X3946 KO-Q

T/O Mildenhall 1800 - minelaying operations off the western coast of France (Biscay ports). Presumed crashed in the target area.

Also lost on this mission Wellington Mk III BK312 KO-G, 5 KIA.

Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honur by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan. - RAF Bomber Command Losses' - W R. Chorley.

23 Wellingtons and 11 Stirlings minelaying off Biscay ports, 5 OTU sorties.
2 Wellingtons and 2 Stirlings lost from the minelaying force.

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

Gordon Douglas Huntly Gordon Douglas Huntly - Pilot

Sgt - Service No 413408

Age: 20

RNZAF

Son of William Sutton Gordon and Mary Katherine Gordon, of Christ. church, Canterbury, New Zealand; nephew and ward of Ethel Styles, of Christchurch.

Le Bois-Plage-en-Re Communal Cemetery, Departement Charente Maritime - Grave 5.

Source: CWGC.

Buchanan David Buchanan David - Observer

Sgt - Service No 1375544

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Ste. Marie-de-Re Communel Cemetery, Departement Charente Maritime - Joint grave 5

Source: CWGC.

Stoward Cyril Robert Stoward Cyril Robert - WOP

Sgt - Service No 1290986

Age: 30

RAFVR

Son of

Runnymede Memorial - Panel 94

Source: CWGC.

Parr Cyril George Parr Cyril George - FG

Sgt - Service No 1189810

Age: 29

RAFVR

Son of George Thomas Parr and Eveline Parr,
husband of Gwyneth M. Parr, of Gravesend, Kent.

Ste. Marie-de-Re Communel Cemetery, Departement Charente Maritime - Joint grave 5

Source: CWGC.

Port Edwin Thomas Port Edwin Thomas - RG

Sgt - Service No 655703

Age: 26

RAF

Son of

Runnymede Memorial - Panel 91

Source: CWGC.