Wellington T2466 11/12 December 1940

Wellington Mk IC - T2466 - KO-C

T/O Marham 2325. Target Mannheim, Germany.
Lost without trace.

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

ORB. 11/12/1940. 5 aircraft were originally detailed for this Operation, (took off between 1716. hours to 0610 hours).
but 1004., F/L. PROCTOR, returned early owing to engine trouble.

All aircraft returned safely to Base,
except A/C. 2466., Sgt. HARTLAND., who failed to return.
Only 1 aircraft attacked the target, 2 aircraft jettisoned their bombs.

Only 1 aircraft attacked target, owing to extremely bad weather conditions.
P/O. BOIS and Crew returned early to Base (2205. hours), due to Engine trouble.
0610. Remaining aircraft had all landed safely.

Hartland Geoffrey William Hartland Geoffrey William - Pilot
(Same crewmember of the crashed Wellington Mk IC T2606 KO-H dd 16/17 November 1940 ?)

Sgt - Service No 745206

Age: 23


Son of William Benjamin and Sarah Ethelda Hartland.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 15

Source: CWGC

Ralls Harry Leonard Ralls Harry Leonard - 2nd Pilot

Sgt - Service No 564383

Age: 27


Son of Samuel and Jessie Ralls.
Husband of Hilda Betty Ralls, of Southsea, Hampshire.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 18

Source: CWGC

Morton Frederick Charles Morton Frederick Charles - Observer

Sgt - Service No 751980

Age: 26


Son of James and Thomasina Jane Morton, of Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 17

Source: CWGC

Winterbottom Robert Winterbottom Robert - W. Op./ Air Gn.

Sgt - Service No 651791

Age: 21


Son of William and Hannah Winterbottom, of Stalybridge, Cheshire.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 21

Source: GWGC

Swain Jack Swain Jack - Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 653807



Son of

Runnymede Memorial - panel 20

Source: CWGC

Scott Laurence William Scott Laurence William - Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 754733

Age: 20


Son of Robert W. and Louisa T. Scott, of North Shields, Northumberland.

Runnymede Memorial - panel 19

Source: CWGC