Wellington T2520 8/9 December 1940

Wellington Mk IC - T2520 - KO-A

T/O Marham 1715. Target Bordeaux, France.
Strayed from track on the return flight and crashed 0312 into a hillside at Cefn-y-strad near Tredegar, Glamorgen, Wales.

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

ORB. 8/12/1940. Target - BORDEAUX - L'ORIENT.
9 aircraft (took off between 1715. hours and 1820. hours) were detailed for Operations.

5 aircraft landed safely at Base.
A/C. 3279. and A/C. 1004. landed at BOSCOMBE DOWN,
A/C. 3198., at BRACKLEY.
It is regretted that A/C. 2520., P/O. TINDALL and Crew, crashed near CARDIFF, and all lives were lost.
Aircraft attacked their primary targets with good effect.
Over 8 tons of bombs were dropped, causing damage in target area.

0245. 6 aircraft had landed safely after Operations.
A/C. T.2520., P/O. TINDALL, and Crew, did not return from Operations.
A/C. R.3198., P/O. RASH, landed at BRACKLEY.
A/Cs., X.3279., P/O. TODD, &
A/C. R.1004., F/L. PROCTOR, both landed at BOSCOMBE DOWN.

Wellington: Mk IC L7895 KO-G Sgt. MYERS, 2nd. Pilot, died as result of Flying Battle Accident, on 9/12/40.

Tindall AlbertTindall Albert Tindall Albert - Pilot
(Same crewmember of the Wellington Mk IC T2606 KO-H dd 16/17 November 1940 ?)

P/O - Service No 43294

Age: 21

RAF

Son of Stafford Wreghitt Tindall and Rachael May Tindall, 63 Villiers Street,
Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Brother of Alan and Verdun.

Llantwit Major Cemetery - Sec. C. Grave 5.

Source: CWGC - photo: Find a grave by Selenah.

Mills David Mills David - 2nd Pilot

Sgt - Service No 748521

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of

Belfast City Cemetery - Sec. A.2. Grave 484

Source: CWGC - photo: Find a grave by Martin Carrack.

Ellis Hylton DanielEllis Hylton Daniel Ellis Hylton Daniel - Observer

Sgt - Service No 523372

Age: 26

RAF

Son of Hylton Charles and Agnes Harriet Ellis.
Husband of Alice Ellis, of Dinnington Colliery.
Ingraving: Dearly loved husband of Alice Ellis reunited 29th May 1995

North Gosforth joint Burial Ground - Row M. Grave 26.

His brother Richard William also died in service, RAFVR 33 Squadron,
26 September 1945, buried Kiel War Cemetary, Germany.

Source: CWGC - photo via Find a grave by Peter Hastie.

Wellington T2520Howard Stanley Gordon Howard Stanley Gordon - W. Op./ Air Gn.
(Same crewmember of the Wellington Mk IC T2606 KO-H dd 16/17 November 1940 ?)

Sgt - Service No 966313

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Llantwit Major Cemetery - Sec. C. Grave 7.

Source: GWGC - photo: Find a grave by Selenah.

Brown Reginald Brown Reginald - Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 40913

Age: 22

RNZAF

Son of Charles and Isabel Emily Brown.

Llantwit Major Cemetery - Sec. C. Grave 6.

Source: CWGC - photo: Auckland museum - Find a grave by Selenah.

Wallace David ErnestWallace David Ernest Wallace David Ernest - Air Gnr.

Sgt - Service No 905336

Age:

RAFVR

Son of

Southend on Sea Cemetery (Sutton Road) - Plot R. Grave 12189

Source: CWGC - Photo: Find a grave by JS.