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115 Squadron (RAF) ( 190)

No. 115 Sqn was originally formed on Dec 1, 1917 as a heavy bomber squadron and joined the Independent Air Force of the RAF in August 1918. It was disbanded in 1919, then re-formed in June 1937. It formed part of RAF Bomber Command No. 3 Group in WWII. Starting with Handley Page Harrow aircraft, it transferred to Vickers Wellingtons in 1939, which it flew until March 1943, when it transferred to Avro Lancaster B. Mk. II and later B. Mks I and III. Between April 1940 and September 1942 the squadron was seconded to Coastal Command and based at Kinloss, Scotland. It rejoined Bomber Command and flew from Mildenhall, East Wretham and Little Snoring in 1942 and 1943 before settling at Witchford, Cambridgeshire from November 1943 until the end of hostilities.

In April 1940 the squadron made the RAF's first bombing attack on the mainland of Europe, at Stavanger in Norway. In August of 1941 it participated in the service trials of the new navigational aid, GEE, and as a result of its report the device was put into mass production. Overall, in WWII the squadron flew 5392 sorties and dropped about 23,000 tons of bombs. This was the second-highest tonnage of bombs in Bomber Command. The squadron was 3rd in the number of raids in the course of the war. Since it was active over the whole span of WWI, it lost the greatest number of aircraft of any squadron in Bomber Command: it was the only squadron to lose more than 200 aircraft.


Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑10‑02
Wellington (BK271)
Victoria, British Columbia
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑08‑13
Wellington (Z8835)
Toronto, Ontario
Flight Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
1944‑08‑26
Lancaster (PD274)
Ottawa, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑10‑18
Lancaster (DS683)
Toronto, Ontario
Flying Officer
Evader
1944‑06‑15
Lancaster (HK550)
 
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Killed in Action
1943‑11‑18
Lancaster (DS680)
Radville, Saskatchewan
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑11
Lancaster (DS604)
 
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Prisoner of War
1944‑01‑22
Lancaster (DS777)
New Hamburg, Ontario
Flight Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
1944‑08‑13
Lancaster (PB127)
St John, New Brunswick
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Killed in Action
1944‑04‑19
Lancaster (LL667)
Medicine Hat, Alberta
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑08‑11
Lancaster (DS665)
Cornwall, Ontario
Flight Lieutenant
Killed in Action
1944‑09‑17
Lancaster (LM693)
Pennsylvania, USA
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑03
Wellington (Z1620)
Lashburn, Saskatchewan
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑08‑30
Wellington (X9826)
Delburne, Alberta
Flight Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
1943‑10‑09
Lancaster (DS691)
St Thomas, Ontario
Flight Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
1943‑08‑28
Lancaster (DS659)
Lockeport, Nova Scotia
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑07‑22
Wellington (X3561)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑08‑30
Wellington (X9826)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑30
Lancaster (DS625)
Kemptville, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑27
Lancaster (HK560)
Toronto, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Prisoner of War
1941‑10‑31
Wellington (X9873)
Bracebridge, Ontario
Flight Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
1944‑01‑02
Lancaster (DS667)
 
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑07‑22
Wellington (X3750)
Toronto, Ontario
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑08‑18
Lancaster (DS630)
Orono, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Prisoner of War
1943‑08‑28
Lancaster (DS659)
Calmar, Alberta
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑17
Wellington (BK274)
Toronto, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑07‑30
Lancaster (PB130)
Estevan, Saskatchewan (parents)
Flight Lieutenant
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑30
Lancaster (ME718)
Toronto, Ontario (parents)
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑01‑29
Lancaster (LL649)
Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland
Flight Sergeant
Prisoner of War
1941‑10‑31
Wellington (X9873)
 
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑05‑30
Lancaster (DS627)
Brandon, Manitoba (parents)
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑09‑07
Wellington (BJ724)
Maxville, Ontario (parents)
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1941‑09‑29
Wellington (X9910)
Ottawa, Ontario (parents)
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑07‑30
Lancaster (PB130)
Alliance, Alberta (parents)
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑09‑07
Wellington (BJ724)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (mother)
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Flying Accident
1942‑10‑06
Wellington (BJ879)
Toronto, Ontario
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1944‑03‑24
Lancaster (LL694)
Russell, Manitoba (parents)
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑11‑15
Lancaster (NN706)
Toronto, Ontario (mother)
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑02‑13
Wellington (BK166)
Calgary, Alberta (parents)
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑06‑26
Lancaster (DS666)
New Westminster, British Columbia
Flight Lieutenant
Killed in Action
1944‑11‑15
Lancaster (NN706)
Toronto, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑09‑17
Lancaster (LM693)
Cookstown, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑11‑15
Lancaster (HK595)
Cookstown, Ontario
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑03‑24
Lancaster (LL694)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Warrant Officer 1st Class
Prisoner of War
1942‑12‑10
Wellington (X3393)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑06‑17
Wellington (R1517)
Minnedosa, Manitoba
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑02
Wellington (BK495)
Chatham, Ontario
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑30
Lancaster (DS625)
 
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1944‑04‑21
Lancaster (DS728)
Petrolia, Ontario
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑11‑15
Lancaster (NN706)
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑06‑08
Lancaster (ND761)
Toronto, Ontario
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War
1944‑08‑26
Lancaster (PD274)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑04‑19
Lancaster (LL667)
Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑07‑26
Wellington (Z1606)
Barrie, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Prisoner of War
1943‑11‑23
Lancaster (DS764)
Moosomin, Saskatchewan
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑11
Lancaster (DS604)
 
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑09‑17
Lancaster (LM693)
Woodstock, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑27
Lancaster (DS609)
Toronto, Ontario
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Killed in Action
1944‑04‑23
Lancaster (ND753)
Steveston, British Columbia
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1944‑05‑23
Lancaster (ND745)
Montreal, Quebec
Lieutenant
Survived
1918‑09‑16
O/400 (D9689)
Hagersville, Haldimand County, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑13
Lancaster (PB127)
Burdett, Alberta
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑30
Lancaster (DS625)
 
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War
1944‑03‑25
Lancaster (DS678)
 
Captain
Survived
1918‑09‑14
O/400 (D4585)
 
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Prisoner of War
1942‑08‑29
Wellington (X3647)
 
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑10‑14
Lancaster (ND805)
Roseland, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑10‑14
Lancaster (ND805)
New Westminster, British Columbia
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑07‑16
Wellington (R1222)
London, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑08‑29
Wellington (X3647)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1944‑06‑08
Lancaster (ND790)
Charing Cross, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑07‑19
Lancaster (LL943)
Edmonton, Alberta
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1944‑11‑26
Lancaster (PD293)
London, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑03‑08
Wellington (X3419)
Morden, Manitoba
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑11
Lancaster (DS604)
 
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑06‑15
Lancaster (HK550)
Port Arthur, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑06‑03
Wellington (X3724)
Virgil, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑07‑30
Lancaster (PB130)
Montreal, Quebec
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑30
Lancaster (PB131)
Garson Mine, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑08‑29
Wellington (BJ688)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑03
Wellington (BK338)
St John, New Brunswick
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑11‑16
Wellington (X3597)
Simcoe, Ontario
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑09‑17
Lancaster (LM693)
Burketon, Ontario
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑07‑21
Wellington (Z8788)
Westmount, Quebec
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War
1944‑10‑14
Lancaster (ND805)
 
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑09‑08
Wellington (R1798)
Three Rivers, Quebec
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑07‑18
Lancaster (LM616)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑30
Lancaster (ME718)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Flight Sergeant
Prisoner of War
1944‑08‑26
Lancaster (PD274)
 
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑11
Lancaster (DS604)
Welwyn, Saskatchewan
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑27
Lancaster (HK560)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Flight Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
1943‑07‑14
Lancaster (DS660)
Penzance, Saskatchewan
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑27
Lancaster (DS609)
 
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑06‑15
Lancaster (HK550)
Portreeve, Saskatchewan
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑04‑25
Lancaster (DS734)
Mountain Park, Alberta
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Killed in Action
1944‑01‑21
Lancaster (LL650)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑07‑30
Lancaster (PB130)
Regina, Saskatchewan
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1945‑04‑04
Lancaster (HK555)
Toronto, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑04‑25
Lancaster (DS734)
Capreol, Ontario
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1944‑04‑19
Lancaster (LL667)
Toronto, Ontario
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑30
Lancaster (DS625)
 
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑01‑15
Wellington (Z1563)
Marion, Ohio, USA
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1945‑01‑01
Lancaster (NG332)
Bounty, Saskatchewan
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑03‑25
Lancaster (DS678)
Ottawa, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑06‑28
Wellington (BJ589)
Transcona, Manitoba
Warrant Officer 1st Class
Prisoner of War
1942‑12‑10
Wellington (X3393)
Cornwall, Ontario
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑03
Wellington (BK338)
Toronto, Ontario
Warrant Officer 1st Class
Killed in Action
1942‑04‑29
Wellington (X3593)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑02‑25
Lancaster (LL644)
Edmonton, Alberta
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War
1943‑01‑01
Wellington (X3351)
Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑30
Lancaster (DS625)
 
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑08‑18
Lancaster (DS630)
Toronto, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1944‑11‑26
Lancaster (PD293)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1945‑01‑01
Lancaster (NG332)
Cannnore, Alberta
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑27
Lancaster (DS609)
Victoria, British Columbia
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑11‑26
Lancaster (DS793)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑13
Wellington (BJ756)
Edmonton, Alberta
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑06‑08
Lancaster (ND790)
Edberg, Alberta
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑10‑18
Lancaster (DS769)
Hamilton, Ontario
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Prisoner of War
1942‑07‑14
Wellington (X3560)
McCord, Saskatchewan
Flying Officer
Evader
1944‑06‑15
Lancaster (HK550)
 
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑27
Lancaster (HK560)
Toronto, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑10‑29
Wellington (Z1738)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑08‑20
Wellington (X3989)
New Toronto, Ontario
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Prisoner of War
1943‑08‑28
Lancaster (DS659)
Westmount
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑09‑08
Lancaster (HK579)
Petrolia, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑09‑01
Wellington (BJ893)
Laura, Saskatchewan
Sergeant
Evader
1944‑09‑08
Lancaster (HK579)
 
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑08‑29
Wellington (BJ688)
St Thomas, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑11‑15
Lancaster (NN706)
Elnora, Alberta
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑11‑22
Wellington (BJ842)
Nobel, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Prisoner of War
1942‑12‑31
Wellington (X3351)
 
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War
1942‑07‑29
Wellington (Z1624)
 
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑11‑11
Wellington (X3394)
Toronto, Ontario
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑11‑27
Lancaster (HK624)
Toronto, Ontario
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑10‑14
Lancaster (ND805)
Ottawa, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑02‑25
Lancaster (LL644)
Springhill, Nova Scotia
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War
1943‑10‑08
Lancaster (DS691)
Toronto, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1941‑06‑30
Wellington (W5459)
London, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑06
Wellington (BK513)
Calgary, Alberta
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑10‑29
Wellington (Z1738)
Saugas, Massachusetts, USA
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑10‑14
Lancaster (ND805)
Black Point, Halifax County, Nova Scotia
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑30
Lancaster (ME718)
Essex, Ontario
Sergeant
Evader
1942‑12‑10
Wellington (X3393)
Arbroath, Scotland
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑11‑18
Lancaster (DS680)
Toronto, Ontario
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑12‑16
Lancaster (LL944)
Ottawa, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑02‑25
Lancaster (LL644)
Lethbridge, Alberta
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War
1942‑07‑29
Wellington (Z1624)
Ottawa, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑07‑22
Wellington (X3750)
Napanee, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑30
Lancaster (DS625)
St Catharines, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑09‑01
Wellington (BJ893)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑03‑08
Wellington (X3419)
Treherne, Manitoba
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑09‑17
Lancaster (LM693)
Westport, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑08‑03
Lancaster (DS673)
Bamberg, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Prisoner of War
1943‑11‑23
Lancaster (DS764)
 
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑09‑07
Wellington (BJ724)
Montreal, Quebec
Killed in Action
1943‑03‑30
Lancaster (DS625)
 
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑09‑01
Wellington (BJ893)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑03
Wellington (BK338)
Calgary, Alberta
Warrant Officer
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑11
Lancaster (DS604)
Hamilton, Ontario
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑10‑06
Wellington (BK313)
Ottawa, Ontario
Sergeant
Evader
1942‑12‑10
Wellington (X3393)
Copper Cliff, Ontario
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑27
Lancaster (DS609)
 
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑17
Wellington (BK274)
Summerberry, Saskatchewan
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Killed in Action
1943‑06‑12
Lancaster (DS647)
Edmonton, Alberta
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑06
Wellington (BJ898)
Transcona, Manitoba
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1941‑07‑07
Wellington (R1063)
Simcoe, Ontario
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑03
Wellington (BK338)
Montreal, Quebec
 Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑11
Lancaster (DS604)
 
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑07‑30
Lancaster (PB130)
Carnduff, Saskatchewan
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑27
Lancaster (DS609)
 
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑27
Lancaster (DS609)
 
Warrant Officer 1st Class
Prisoner of War
1942‑12‑10
Wellington (X3393)
Brandon, Manitoba
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Prisoner of War
1944‑02‑16
Lancaster (LL689)
 
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑09‑01
Wellington (BJ893)
Toronto, Ontario
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War
1944‑08‑26
Lancaster (PD274)
Calgary, Alberta
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑11‑22
Wellington (BJ842)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Warrant Officer 1st Class
Prisoner of War
1942‑12‑31
Wellington (X3351)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑11‑16
Wellington (X3597)
Sudbury, Ontario
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑27
Lancaster (DS609)
 
Lieutenant
Survived
1918‑09‑14
O/400 (D4585)
Kenora, Ontario
Sergeant
Killed in Action
1944‑07‑18
Lancaster (LM616)
Fort Erie, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1943‑12‑29
Lancaster (DS834)
Toronto, Ontario
Flight Sergeant
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑06
Wellington (BJ898)
Banff, Alberta
Killed in Action
1943‑04‑11
Lancaster (DS604)
 
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Prisoner of War
1942‑09‑05
Wellington (BJ771)
Jacquet River, New Brunswick
Flying Officer
Killed in Action
1942‑12‑17
Wellington (BK274)
Milverton, Ontario
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Prisoner of War
1941‑10‑31
Wellington (X9873)
Lachine, Quebec
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑08‑27
Lancaster (LM127)
Hamilton, Ontario
Pilot Officer
Killed in Action
1944‑04‑25
Lancaster (HK542)
Vancouver, British Columbia

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