15 January 1942|
Wellington Mk III - Z1563 - KO-G
Crashed 2111 while flying in adverse conditions in the circuit at Marham.
Severe icing almost totally glazed the windscreen.
Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan.
ORB. 15th. January, 1942.
Wind South to South Easterly, fine with some local fog early in the day.
Local day and cross country night flying was undertaken.
A/C. G.X.3447 (Captain Sgt. FAITH) crashed on landing and all the crew were killed.
Sgt - Service No 1377399
Son of Ernest Alfred and Rose Annie Faith,
of Worthing, Sussex.
Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 12.
F/S - Service No R/67931
Age: 26 - °9 March 1915 at Marion Ohio USA
RCAF - USA
Son of Robert Joseph and Lucille Hamilton Maskill,
of Marion, Ohio, U.S.A.
Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 13.
Sgt - Service No 1052795
Son of Sqdn. Ldr. Donald Edwin Shaw, formerly of the R.A.F.,
and of Mayence Mary Shaw (nee Fridge).
Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 14.
Sgt - Service No 630680
Son of Henry William and Harriet Platten.
Husband of Eileen Iris Muriel Platten, of Woodford, Essex.
Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 15.
F/S - Service No 1378068
Husband of Adie W. Lester, of Rochester.
Rochester (Strood) Cemetery - Sec. U. Grave 229
Sgt - Service No 619087
Weston Mill Cemetery, Plymouth, Devon - Sec. C. Gen. grave 14997.