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.

This monument was erected by Mark Twiddy and friends, more photos and info on Posts 2020.

Wellington Z8863Bruce George Robert Bruce George Robert - Pilot

Sgt - Service No 929001

Age: 20


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.


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

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

Source: CWGC - Find a Grave.

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

Sgt - Service No 929820

Age: 29


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 - Find a Grave.

Wellington Z8863Crosbie Percy George Crosbie Percy George - WOP

Sgt - Service No 923910

Age: - (°1917 Camberwell, London?)


Son of

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 9.

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

Evans William MyrddinEvans William Myrddin Evans William Myrddin - FG

Sgt - Service No 929623  

Age: 29


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

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

Source: CWGC - photo Find a Grave by KIRSTIE HACKETT.

Wellington Z8863Lawrence Ernest Alfred Lawrence Ernest Alfred - RG

Sgt - Service No 1378013

Age: 27


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

Wellington Z8863Dix jack Dix Jack - Groundstaff

Sgt - Service No 936940

Age: 31


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 CrosbyFox James Crosby Fox James Crosby - Groundstaff

Cpl - Service No 956797

Age: 21


Son of George and Susan Fox, of Southwell.

Southwell Minster Burial Ground

Source: CWGC - Photo: Find a grave by .

Wellington Z8863Wakefield Gordon Sydney Wakefield Gordon Sydney - Groundstaff

AC2 - Service No 1215618

Age: 19


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