Wellington Z1606 25/26 July 1942

Wellington Mk III - Z1606 - KO-J

T/O Marham 2357. Target Duisburg, Germany. Crashed at Krefeld - Baerlerbusch SE of Rheinberg.

Crew initially buried at Krefeld in the Houptfriedhof Central Cemetery. Only Sgt Weston was identified at the time.

Source: 115 Squadron Roll of Honour by D. Bruce, W. R. Chorley, J. G. J. de Haan.

313 aircraft - 177 Wellingtons, 48 Stirlings, 41 Halifaxes, 33 Lancasters, 14 Hampdens.

Thick cloud covered the target area. Duisburg again reports property damage, though not as heavy as on the last two raids. 6 people were killed.

12 aircraft - 7 Wellingtons, 2 Halifaxes, 2 Lancasters, 1 Stirling - lost.

Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk - Bomber Command - Campaign Diary July 1942.

Felt Donald Orlo Felt Donald Orlo - Pilot

P/O - Service No J/7072

Age: 23

RCAF

Only son of A Howard Felt, of Barrie, Ontario, Cananda

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 1

Source: CWGC - Photo and more info: CANADIAN VIRTUAL WAR MEMORIAL

Scott John Walker Scott John Walker - Observer

P/O - Service No 116705

Age: 32

RAFVR

Son of John and Elizabeth Walker Scott, of Glasgow. A.M.I.C.E.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 2.

Source: CWGC - photo via online-begraafplaatsen.nl

Bowen Alwyne Robert Bowen Alwyne Robert - WOP

Sgt - Service No 1187036

Age: 21

RAFVR

Son of Robert and Margaret Ellen Bowen, of Pant, Shropshire.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 3.

Source: CWGC - photo via online-begraafplaatsen.nl

Weston Cecil Stanley Weston Cecil Stanley - FG

Sgt - Service No 1109648

Age: 22

RAFVR

Son of Stanley and Annie Weston, of Atherton, Lancashire.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 4.

Source: CWGC - photo via online-begraafplaatsen.nl

Bourke Cyril Wellesley Bourke Cyril Wellesley - RG

Sgt - Service No 625779

Age:

RAF

Son of

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 13.

Source: CWGC - photo via online-begraafplaatsen.nl