Wellington R1222 15/16 July 1941

Wellington Mk IC - R1222 - KO-H

T/O Marham 2301. Target: Duisburg (TROUT. ?), Germany.
Shot down by Hptm Werner Streib, I./NJGI.
Crashed at 0145 near Nederweert, Limburg, Netherlands, 4 km. NE of Veert.

ORB. 15th July. (5 aircraft took off between 22.57 hours to 23.07 hours.)

Three of the above aircraft successfully located and attacked the target area.
A/C. J.W.5710 (Captain S/L. SINDALL) returned to base at 2348 owing to engine trouble.
A/C. B.R.1798 (Captain Sgt. COOK) failed to return from this operation.
A/C. E.X.9733 (Captain Sgt. PRIOR) dropped his bombs on approximate target area.
Bursts were seen and fires started, but cloud made it impossible to locate exact target.
A/C. T.R.1471 (Captain F/L. LITCHFIELD) dropped his bombs in area East of DUISBERG,
owing to violent enemy opposition whilst searching for target.
No results were seen. Damage was sustained to nose and tail plane by anti aircraft fire.
Bombing height was 10.000 feet.
(A/C. F.X.9671 (Captain P/O. POOLEY) returned to base early owing to intercommunication trouble)

04.01. All aircraft with the exception of B.R.1798 (this a/c was shot down on 7/9/1941 - there were no survivors.)
had returned safely to base after operations.

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

Wellington R1222Cook Neil Caldwell Cook Neil Caldwell - Pilot

F/Sgt - Service No 740487

Age: 29

RAFVR

Son of Arthur Caldwell Cook and Dorothy Alice Cook,
of Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.

Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen - 16. I. 6.

Source: CWGC - Photo via oorlogsdoden Nijmegen.nl, Find a Grave.

Wellington R1222Palmer Richard Palmer Richard - 2nd Pilot

Sgt - Service No 1375568

Age: 26

RAFVR

Son of Archibald James Palmer and Amy Palmer,
of Datchet, Buckinghamshire.

Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen - 16. I. 4.

Source: CWGC - Photo via oorlogsdoden Nijmegen.nl, Find a Grave.

Hartry William James HowardHartry William James Howard Hartry William James Howard - Observer

Sgt - Service No R/54186

Age: 28

RCAF

Son of

Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen - 16. I. 1.

Source: CWGC - photo: Canadian virtual war memorial, Find a Grave.

Wellington R1222Campbell Kenneth Patrick Campbell Kenneth Patrick - W.Op./Air Gn.

Sgt - Service No 974031

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of Hugh and Catherine Lamph Campbell, of Glasgow.

Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen - 16. I. 2.

Source: GWGC - Photo via oorlogsdoden Nijmegen.nl, Find a Grave

Wellington R1222McDonald Walter Thomson McDonald Walter Thomson - W.Op./Air Gnr

Sgt - Service No 974023

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of David McMurray McDonald and Helen Thomson McDonald,
of Jedburgh, Roxburghshire.

Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen - 16. I. 5.

Source: CWGC - Photo via oorlogsdoden Nijmegen.nl, Find a Grave.

Wellington R1222Fullard Frank Fullard Frank - RG

Sgt - Service No 1377934

Age:31

RAFVR

Son of William John and Susannah Agnes Fullard,
of Kenton, Middlesex.

Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen - 16. I. 3.

Source: CWGC - Photo via oorlogsdoden Nijmegen.nl, Find a Grave.