Wellington Z1606
Wellington Z1606 115 Squadron

25/26 July 1942

Wellington Mk III - Z1606 - KO-J

Wellington Z1606
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


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

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 1

Source: CWGC - Photo and info: canadian-virtual-war-memorial

Scott John Walker Scott John Walker - Observer

P/O - Service No 116705

Age: 32


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

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 2.

Source: CWGC

Bowen Alwyne Robert Bowen Alwyne Robert - WOP

Sgt - Service No 1187036

Age: 21


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

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 3.

Source: CWGC

Weston Cecil Stanley Weston Cecil Stanley - FG

Sgt - Service No 1109648

Age: 22


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

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 4.

Source: CWGC

Bourke Cyril Wellesley Bourke Cyril Wellesley - RG

Sgt - Service No 625779



Son of

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery - 28. D. 13.

Source: CWGC