Wellington Z8863 24 November 1941

Wellington Mk IC - Z8863 KO-G

T/O Marham, non operational Flying Test.

Crashed 2 miles NW of March, Cambridgeshire following a low flying accident during which the a/c collided with a line of coal laden railway trucks on the March to Spalding line. In addition to the normal crew three members of the groundstaff had joined the flight for air experience flying.

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

Bruce George Robert Bruce George Robert - Pilot

Sgt - Service No 929001

Age: 20

RAFVR

Son of George William and Edith Isabel Bruce, of Watford.

Watford North Cemetery - Sec. B. Cons. Grave 258.

Source: CWGC - Photo via Find a grave, by julia&keld

Taylor Percival Miles Taylor Percival Miles - 2nd Pilot

Sgt - Service No 1007315

Age: 19 - °1922 4q.

RAFVR

Son of William and Gertrude Constance Taylor. of Wallasey, Cheshire.

Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery - Sec. 11. C. of E. Grave 828.

Source: CWGC.

O'Shea Henry Norman O'Shea Henry Norman - Observer

Sgt - Service No 929820

Age: 29

RAFVR

Son of Henry and Alice O'shea
Husband of Clarice Wilson, of Caerleon.

Caerleon (St Cadoc) Churchyard - North part.

Source: CWGC - photo Newports War Dead

Crosbie Percy George Crosbie Percy George - WOP

Sgt - Service No 923910

Age: - (°1917 Camberwell, London?)

RAFVR

Son of

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 9.

Source: CWGC - Photo via Find a grave, by Richard Gray+

Evans William Myrddin Evans William Myrddin - FG

Sgt - Service No 929623  

Age: 29

RAFVR

Son of James and Emily Evans.
Husband of Brenda Evans, of Ammanford.

Ammanford (Bethany) Calvinistic Methodist Chapelyard - Sec. 7. Grave 13.

Source: CWGC.

Lawrence Ernest Alfred Lawrence Ernest Alfred - RG

Sgt - Service No 1378013

Age: 27

RAFVR

Son of Thomas Arthur and Mary Ann Lawrence.
Husband of Nellie Lawrence, of West Hougham, Kent.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 10.

Source: CWGC - Photo via Find a grave, by Richard Gray

Dix jack Dix Jack - Groundstaff

Sgt - Service No 936940

Age: 31

RAFVR

Son of - Husband of Lillian Margaret Dix, of Lincoln.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 11.

Source: CWGC -Photo via Find a grave, by Richard Gray+

Fox James Crosby Fox James Crosby - Groundstaff

Cpl - Service No 956797

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of George and Susan Fox, of Southwell.

Southwell Minster Burial Ground

Source: CWGC.

Wakefield Gordon Sydney Wakefield Gordon Sydney - Groundstaff

AC2 - Service No 1215618

Age: 19

RAFVR

Son of Sidney and Hilda Vera Wakefield, of Wisbech. Western.

Wisbech (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery; Fenland DistrictCambridgeshire- Western Div. 3. Grave 4.

Source: CWGC - Photo via Find a grave, by DCB