1940 - 1945
25/26 July 1942
Wellington Mk III - Z1606 - KO-J
|T/O Marham 2357. Target Duisburg, Germany. Crashed at Krefeld - Baerlerbusch SE of Rheinberg.
Crew initially buried at Krefeld in the Houptfriedhof Central Cemetery. Only Sgt Weston was identified at the time.
Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan.
313 aircraft - 177 Wellingtons, 48 Stirlings, 41 Halifaxes, 33 Lancasters, 14 Hampdens.
Thick cloud covered the target area. Duisburg again reports property damage, though not as heavy as on the last two raids. 6 people were killed.12 aircraft - 7 Wellingtons, 2 Halifaxes, 2 Lancasters, 1 Stirling - lost.
Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk - Bomber Command - Campaign Diary July 1942.
|Felt Donald Orlo - Pilot
P/O - Service No J/7072
Only son of A Howard Felt, of Barrie, Ontario, Cananda
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 1
Source: CWGC - Photo and info: canadian-virtual-war-memorial
|Scott John Walker - Observer
P/O - Service No 116705
Son of John and Elizabeth Walker Scott, of Glasgow. A.M.I.C.E.
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 2.
|Bowen Alwyne Robert - WOP
Sgt - Service No 1187036
Son of Robert and Margaret Ellen Bowen, of Pant, Shropshire.
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 3.
| Weston Cecil Stanley - FG
Sgt - Service No 1109648
Son of Stanley and Annie Weston, of Atherton, Lancashire.
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 4.
| Bourke Cyril Wellesley - RG
Sgt - Service No 625779
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 13.