Wellington Z1563 15 January 1942

Wellington Mk III - Z1563 - KO-G

Training flight.
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.
MET. CONDITIONS.
Wind South to South Easterly, fine with some local fog early in the day.
FLYING TRAINING.
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.

Wellington Z1563Faith Donald Hewett Faith Donald Hewett - Pilot

Sgt - Service No 1377399

Age: 30

RAFVR

Son of Ernest Alfred and Rose Annie Faith,
of Worthing, Sussex.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 12.

Source: CWGC - photo Find a grave.com, by Richard gray+

Maskill Donald JosephMaskill Donald Joseph Maskill Donald Joseph - 2nd Pilot

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.

Source: CWGC - photo: Canadian Virtual War Memorial.

Wellington Z1563Shaw Robert Miller Shaw Robert Miller - Observer

Sgt - Service No 1052795

Age: 25

RAFVR

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.

Source: CWGC - photo Find a grave.com, by Richard gray+

Wellington Z1563Orford Stanley Arthur Orford Stanley Arthur - W.Op./Air Gnr

Sgt - Service No 630680

Age:

RAF

Son of Henry William and Harriet Platten.
Husband of Eileen Iris Muriel Platten, of Woodford, Essex.

Marham Cemetery - War Graves Plot. Grave 15.

Source: GWGC - photo: Find a grave.com, by Richard gray+

Lester Sidney CarlLester Sidney Carl Lester Sidney Carl - FG.

F/S - Service No 1378068

Age:

RAFVR

Husband of Adie W. Lester, of Rochester.

Rochester (Strood) Cemetery - Sec. U. Grave 229

Source: CWGC. - photo Find a Grave by Brad Evans.

Bishop Ronald Frederick Bishop Ronald Frederick - W.Op./Air Gnr

Sgt - Service No 619087

Age:

RAF

Son of

Weston Mill Cemetery, Plymouth, Devon - Sec. C. Gen. grave 14997.

Source: CWGC.