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#Name* (↑)First NamesTitleRankRAF Equivalent RankService No.BornNationalityRoleAwardsAir Force (↑)Command (↑)Unit (↑)DateofIncident *See Note (↑)Aircraft (↑)TypeSerialCodeVictories (Fighters)BaseTimeMission                        Incident                        FateCommemoratedPhoto (Click to Expand)Referring Database                        Notes                        Links/Archive Reports
17251 WoodDonald Zachary TaylorFlight Lieutenant PilotC/1771RCAFBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1944-10-14HalifaxIIIMZ920WL-C Nicknamed 'C The Comet'RAF Croft, Yorkshire2350 hrs crash time - take off time shortly beforeDuisburgCrashed near Church LawfordKilledChester {Blacon} Cemetery
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17252 WoodWilliam EdwardPilot OfficerJ8639220th November 1922 in Victoria, British ColumbiaCanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command434 (Leaside) Sqn, RCAF
1944-06-12HalifaxIIILW713WL:PCroft23:06Arrast is known that the aircraft was shot down by Flak and crashed in flames. Those who witnessed the crash, stated that a violent explosion occurred on impact indicating that he bomb were still on board. Owing to the nature of the crash, and the evidence it must be assumed that two members of the crew perished with the aircraft, having no known grave. Remaining five members baled out and are safe. (Post Presumption Memorandum No 1374/48). Crashed at Cite de Hochettes Arras.KilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 253.
Paradie Archive DatabaseSon of William Henry and Gertrude Jane (née Morris) Wood of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
17253 WoodKeith RobertsonFlight SergeantR/91595Age 21CanadaAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command51 Sqd
1943-06-25HalifaxIIJD261MH-JSnaith2340Gelsenkirchen See archive report for further details KilledGroesbeek Canadian War Cemetery. Grave XV.F.5.Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17254 WoodFrederick CharlesPilot OfficerJ/85582Age 25CanadaAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command578 Sqd
1944-03-24HalifaxIIILW472LK-HRAF Burn, North Yorkshire1851Berlin See archive report for further details KilledBerlin War Cemetery Grave 5.B. 26Paradie Archive Database Read Archive Report
17255 WoodJ V OFlying OfficerJ22547RCAFBomber Command61 Sqd
1943-05-12LancasterIW4269QR-Syerston.0005.DuisburgCrashed at AmsterdamKilledAmsterdam New Eastern Paradie Archive Database
17256 WoodEFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command630 Sqd
1944-07-24LancasterIIIPA992LE-YEast Kirkby2139StuttgartCrashed near Tramont-Emz {Meurthe-et-Moselle}Evader Paradie Archive Database
17257 WoodC P JFlight Lieutenant69442PilotDFC

Fighter403 Sqd RCAF
1942-04-14SpitfireVbBM146Evening SweepKilledRunnymede Memorial United Kingdom
17258 WoodA JSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-25HalifaxIIHR864LQ-MGransden Lodge2146EssenCrashed at Ten Boer HollandKilledTen Boer Attacker
17259 WoodCSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-26HalifaxIIW1230LQ-LPocklington2300Hamburg?KilledKiel War Cemetery
17260 WoodSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-04-14WellingtonIIZ8530LQ-APocklington2205DortmundAbandoned vicinity of Petersfield Hants
17261 WoodK RSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-12-16LancasterIIDS737EQ-CLinton on Ouse1637BerlinCrashed at Murton CommonKilled
17262 WoodE HSergeantBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1943-07-13HalifaxIIJD174EQ-ALeeming.0009.AachenAbadoned on return to base
17263 WoodE PFlight LieutenantPilotFighter416 Sqd RCAF
1943-01-25SpitfireVbBM204CircusDitched off Margate
17264 WoodTFlying Officer165019Fighter418 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-05MosquitoVINS830PatrolKilledRheinberg War Cemetery Germany
17265 WoodR E NSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1944-05-22LancasterXKB717VR-EMiddleton St George2240DortmundCrashed Mochen-GladbachKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
17266 WoodVictor Thomas LawrenceSquadron Leader39921AustralianPilotRAFOBomber Command420 Sqd RCAF
1942-01-21HampdenIAT130PT-SRAF Waddington, Lincolnshire1725Emden See archive report for further information PoW No: 1444 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan Read Archive Report
17267 WoodR GFlying Officer130506Bomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-04-16WellingtonXHE591OW-Dishforth2115MannheimCrashed Sankt ThomasKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
17268 WoodG SSergeantBomber Command427 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-05HalifaxVLK636ZL-HLeeming1940Mannheim?KilledDurnbach War Cemetery
17269 WoodG R YSergeant658403Bomber Command431 Sqd RCAF
1943-05-12WellingtonXHE440SE-YBourn2345DuisburgCrashed NE of WinterswijkKilledWinterswijk General
17270 WoodDavid GilchristSergeant1569915Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command433 (Porcupine) Sqn, RCAF
1944-06-14HalifaxIIILV966BM:P "Pride of the Porcupines"Skipton on Swale22:35CambraiClaim by Hptm Josef Krahforst 2/NJG4 - (E) Douai or Lille area (PG or OG): 3,000m at 01:07. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 - Theo Boiten). The a/c crashed at 02:00 hrs at Saultain (Nord) 5km South East from the centre of Valenciennes.KilledValenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery Plot 4 Row A Grave 2.
17271 WoodRupert RichardSergeant411570AustraliaRAAF4 (RCAF) Air Observers School1942-09-06RAAF Honour Roll
17272 WoodKemble RussellFlying Officer411977AustraliaRAAF405 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-20RAAF Honour Roll
17273 WoodStanley AlbertSergeantR/74645Age 38CanadianPassenger Aero engine mechanicRCAFBomber Reconnaissance Squadron10 Sqd (RCAF)1943-10-19B-24 Liberator3701HGander, Newfoundland2216TransportSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledSt. Donat Roman Catholic Cemetery Collective Grave Lot GE 34Son of Albert and Elizabeth Wood of Palgrave, Ontario
17274 WoodardT HFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command432 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-04HalifaxIIILW614QO-SRAF East Moor, YorkshireTrainingEngine failure - Crashed near HacknessKilledParadie Archive DatabaseFor brief details: Read Archive Report
17275 WoodcockGerald HarveySergeantR/140867Air Gunner (rear)RCAFBomber Command78 Sqd
1943-07-29HalifaxIIJB798EY-PRAF Breighton, East Riding of Yorkshire2211HamburgCrashed at Bad OldesloeKilledHamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery - Plot VI. Row B. Grave 10Paradie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
17276 WoodfieldDonald EugenaPilot OfficerJ/12452Age 20CanadaPilotRCAFTransport Command45 Group1943-05-28HudsonIIIAFK74242-47298Dorval, Quebec, Canada830Delivery FlightSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledReykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery, Iceland. Grave C46.6 Courtesy Operation Picture Me

Son of Harry and Winnifred F. Woodfield, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Grave inscription: 'Some Day We'll Understand'.
17277 WoodgerD NPilot Officer42666Coastal Command235 Sqd
1940-08-24BlenheimIVT1804EPatrolShot down in Error by 1 RCAF Sqn Crashed Bracklesham BayKilledRunnymede Memorial United Kingdom
17278 WoodheadRobert MartinPilot OfficerJ/8156Age 21CanadaPilotRCAFFighter Command81 Sqd
1942-05-27SpitfireVbBM467FL-?RAF Hornchurch, Essex1100TrainingSee Archive report for details mid air collision with BM518KilledWarmfield Churchyard Extension (St. Peter). Row U. Grave 11
Born on the 31st January 1921 at Wapella. Prior to enlisting on the 15th January 1940 at Wapella he worked at Bragg stores as a clerk. Son of William Martin Woodhead (died 1960, age 68) and Clara Annie Woodhead (née Teal - died in 1962, age 93), of Kirkthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Grave inscription: 'Beloved Son Of William M And Clara A. Woodhead. Formerly Of This Parish'.


17279 WoodhouseA TSergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-03-01HalifaxIIDT641VR-RMiddleton St George1850BerlinPresumed crashed in seaKilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
17280 WoodhouseRFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-08HalifaxIIIHX275BM-SSkipton on Swale1031Bois de Cassan? Paradie Archive Database
17281 WoodhouseKenneth B.Flying OfficerJ/18080PilotRCAFFighter Command401 Sqd RCAF
1944-03-16SpitfireIXMJ119YO-?RAF Biggin Hill, KentPMRamrod 661See archive report for further detailsEvaded None - thought to have survived the warParadie Archive DatabaseRead Archive Report
17282 WoodingG WSergeantBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-09-23LancasterIIDS714OW-LLinton on Ouse1917MannheimCrash landed Thorney Island SUSSEX
17283 WoodingtonWilliam EdmonstoneSergeantR/112242Age 19CanadaPilotRCAFFighter Command9 Pilot Advanced Flying UnitMiles MasterIT8602TrainingCrashed at Rossie Priory, Perthshire, ScotlandKilledMurie Cemetery, Sec. B. Grave 374

Courtesy Oleg Marin

Son Of Leslie And Jean Woodington, Of Kensington, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Born on the 24th April 1923. Enlisted: 24th September 1941
17284 WoodleyCharles DavidFlying OfficerC212867th August 1919 in Knowlton, QuebecCanadianPilotRCAFBomber Command15 Sqn
1944-06-07LancasterIIILM534LS:AMildenhall00:49Massy-Palaiseau Rail FacilitiesClaimed by Maj. Walter Borchers, his 23rd Abschuss, from Stab NJG5, 30km WSW of Paris 1t 1.300 m, at 02:31 hrs.. Exploded in the air with great force at 02:30hrs , scattering the aircraft and its contents over a wide area of woodland at Bonnelles (Yvelines) 19km ESE of Rambouillet. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (12 May 1944 - 23 July 1944) Part 3 - Theo Boiten)KilledViroflay New Communal Cemetery Row A. Collective Grave 38-42
Paradie Archive DatabaseThe crew were initially laid to rest in Bonnelles

Son of Arthur Trevelyan Woodley and Margaret Helen (née Kennedy) Woodley, of Knowlton, Province of Quebec, Canada.
17285 WoodleyDonald SchlueterFlight SergeantR/75098Born on the 06th August 1919CanadaPilot (U/T)RCAFBomber Command22 Operational Training Unit. 6 Group1942-04-07WellingtonIcR1773Not known RAF Wellesbourne Mountford, Warwickshire 120Training See archive report for further brief details KilledBlack Bourton Churchyard (St. Mary). Row E. Grave 4.

Courtesy Oleg Marin

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17286 WoodleyWilliam Frederick GeorgeSergeant1317085 (later 158416)UKAir GunnerDFC
RAFVRBomber Command426 Sqd RCAF
1943-02-18WellingtonIIIBK505OW-FRAF Topcliffe17:48Mine layingDamaged by AAA fire from a flak ship off the Frisian Islands. Mission aborted and aircraft RTB safely.SafeAccident report
17287 WoodmanJ DFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1942-12-17WellingtonIIIBK274KD-TEast Wretham1732FallerslebenCrashed at WunstorfKilledWunstorfParadie Archive Database
17288 WoodmanWilliam DanielLeading AircraftmanR/130601Age 29CanadianFitter IIERCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-08-07HalifaxIIIMZ895BM-SRAF Skipton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire940Ground incidentSee archive report for further details - Courtesy Jon JonesKilledHarrogate Cemetery (Stonefall). Section E Row A Grave 13

Courtesy John Jones

Paradie Archive DatabaseBorn on the 05th December 1914 at Edmonton. Serving with 9424 Echelon at the time. Son of Thomas and Anne Mary S. Woodman, (nee Docherty) of 1054, 109th street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Grave inscription: 'In Mind A Constant Thought, In Heart A Silent Sorrow'.
17289 WoodmanSSergeantBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1942-07-31HalifaxIIW1109LQ-SPocklington.0036.DusseldorfCrashed near VorstKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
17290 Woodman Ronald George ("Tim")PilotDSO

DFC
Fighter Command169 85 Sqd

BSDU
410 Sqd RCAF

96 Sqd

7Mosquito ace.[77]
Ace
17291 WoodrowWilliam EdwinPilot OfficerJ19650CanadaPilotRCAFBomber Command431 Sqn RCAF
1944-04-27HalifaxIIIMZ529SE:ERAF Croft, Yorkshire23:25MontzenSee Archive report for further detailsKilledSchoonselhof Cemetery. Grave IVa.D.35

Paradie Archive Database
17292 WoodruffGSergeantBomber Command434 Sqd RCAF
1943-11-22HalifaxVLK953IP-CTholthorpe1642BerlinCrashed at BarsselermoorPoW
17293 WoodsV JFlying OfficerDFC

RCAFBomber Command405 Sqd RCAF
1944-12-22LancasterIIIPB113LQ-JGransden Lodge1552BingenCrash landed at Downham Market Norfolk on return Paradie Archive Database
17294 WoodsW ASergeantRCAFBomber Command408 Sqd RCAF
1944-06-11HalifaxVIINP761EQ-ALinton On Ouse1213GelsenkirchenPoWParadie Archive Database
17295 WoodsR CFlight SergeantRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-14LancasterXKB799VR-WMiddleton St George1847LeunaAbandoned near target areaPoW Paradie Archive Database
17296 WoodsG CPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1945-01-14LancasterXKB799VR-WMiddleton St George1847LeunaAbandoned near target areaPoW Paradie Archive Database
17297 WoodsEarle DeachmanWarrant Officer Class 2R9635118th June 1921 in Hopetown, Lanark, OntarioCanadianAir GunnerRCAFBomber Command78 Sqn
1944-06-07HalifaxIIIMZ577EY:OBreighton22:50Juvisy sur Orge Rail CommunicationsClaim by Oblt Jakob Schaus 4./NJG4 – W-SW-S of Paris (AD-AE-BD-BE): 1,800m at 01:16. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1944 Part 3 -Theo Boiten). Crashed 4km South of Lieusaint.KilledVilleneuves St. Georges Communal Cemetery Joint Grave 101Paradie Archive DatabasePromoted to Plt Off with Service No. J86372 wef 11th May 1944, promulgated 10th July 1944

Son of Mellville Lorne Woods and Mary (nèe Bulloch) Woods, of Lanark, Ontario, Canada
17298 WoodsL WFlight LieutenantPilotFighter401 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-16SpitfireIXMJ390RecceCrash landed at Wunsdorf
17299 WoodsL WFlight LieutenantPilotFighter401 Sqd RCAF
1945-04-25SpitfireIXML141PatrolAbandoned
17300 WoodsR JSergeantBomber Command419 Sqd RCAF
1943-10-22HalifaxIIJD382VR-AMiddleton St George1710KasselCrashed LauenfordePoW

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