17/18 May 1942
Wellington Mk III - X3644 - KO-A
|T/O Marham 2234. Minelaying (Gardening) operations in the Baltic Sea. Possibly a/c seen at 0138 hrs to be going down out of control at position 55N 06E.
Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan.
Minelaying: 32 Stirlings and 28 Wellingtons of 3 Group to the Frisians and the Heligoland area. German night fighters were active.
5 Stirlings and 2 Wellingtons were lost.
Source: .nationalarchives.gov.uk - Bomber Command - Campaign Diary May 1942.
|Butterworth Francis Norman - Pilot
Sgt - Service No 1112329
Son of Harold and Catherine Mary Butterworth.
Runnymede Memorial - panel 79
|Fisher John - Observer
P/O - Service No 103576
Son of Harry and Elsie Fisher, of Olton, Birmingham.
Hamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery - 6A. C. 5.
|Lloyd Kenneth Arthur - WOP
Sgt - Service No 1256771
Runnymede Memorial - panel 88
| Wagstaff William Richard - WOP/AG
Sgt - Service No 1309976
Son of Richard and Gertrude Ellen Wagstaff, of Brixton, London.
Runnymede Memorial - panel 95
| Ragan Arthur Wilton - RG
Sgt - Service No 931128
Son of John William Ragan, and of Sarah Henrietta Ragan, of Worthing, Sussex.
Runnymede Memorial - panel 92