28/29 July 1942
Wellington Mk III - Z1605 - KO-R
|T/O Marham 2308. Target Hamburg, Germany.
Also lost on this mission: Wellington Mk III Z1624 KO-D - 2 KIA, 3 POW.
Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan.
256 aircraft - 165 from 3 Group and 91 OTU aircraft - dispatched.
Bomber casualties were heavy. 16 Wellingtons and 9 Stirlings were lost from 3 Group, 15.2 per cent of those dispatched by the group. 4 OTU Wellingtons were lost and a Whitley crashed in the sea.
Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk - Bomber Command - Campaign Diary July 1942.
|Williamson Alan Campbell - Pilot
Sgt - Service No 411487
Son of Alec and Ann Williamson* of Holgate Road, Kohimarama.
Kiel War Cemetery - 1. A. 16
Source: CWGC - photo and info: aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial
|Brydon John Lovat - Observer
Sgt - Service No 656407
Son of Catherine Brydon, of Tow Law, Co. Durham.
Kiel War Cemetery - 1. A. 15
Source: CWGC - photo: the war graves photographic project
McCrory Robert (Bob) Getgood - W.Op. (Observer?)
Sgt - Service No 1024870
Son of Robert and Margaret Elizabeth McCrory, of Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland. One Brother, David +July 1982
Kiel War Cemetery - 1. A. 12.
Source: CWGC - photo: findagrave.com Added by Bernadette
| Hallyburton William - FG
Sgt - Service No 1066233
Kiel War Cemetery - 1. A. 13.
| Fitzsimons Harold Douglas John - RG
P/O - Service No 39097
Age: 21 - °8 September 1920
Son of Harold John and Ada Fitzsimons, of Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand.
Kiel War Cemetery - 1. A. 14.