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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 DatabaseLinks/Archive Reports                        Notes                        
52551 WoodallW TFlying OfficerBomber Command57 Sqd
1944-05-21LancasterIIIND960DX-IEast Kirkby2157GardeningCrashed Emetekaer KilledAssens {Fyn} New Cemetery
52552 WoodardL WFlight Sergeant1801629Navigator / Wireless OperatorDFM

Fighter605 Sqd
1944-10-31MosquitoVIPZ386RangerKilledKiel War Cemetery Germany
52553 WoodardAmos Alfred ThomasSergeant13849801920Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command620 Sqn
1943-06-22StirlingIIIEE875QS-AChedburgh23:35MulheimPresumed lost over the sea and off the coast of HollandKilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 170Son of Charles and Charlotte Woodard, of Greenwich, London
52554 WoodbridgeLeslie AlfredLeading Aircraftman56981AustraliaRAAF15 Aircraft Repair Depot1944-01-01RAAF Honour Roll
52555 WoodburnJ MFlight SergeantBomber Command156 Sqd
1944-02-24LancasterIIIJB721GT-FWarboys1848SchweinfurtExploded and crashed at Briey {Meurthe-et-Moselle}KilledBriery Communal Cemetery
52556 WoodburnKennethSergeant22082051917Air Gunner (Rear)RAFVRBomber Command195 Sqn
1945-03-07LancasterING186A4:OWratting Common17:06DessauSee archive report for dertailsKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery 9.A.24
52557 WoodburyWilliam JosephLeading Aircraftman418034AustraliaRAAF7 Service Flying Training School1942-12-01RAAF Honour Roll
52558 WoodcockR J DSergeantRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-03-12WellingtonIIIX3585AA-FeltwellKiel?KilledRunnymede
52559 WoodcockK WFlight Sergeant1234835Bomber Command103 Sqd
1943-06-11LancasterIED914PM-ZElsham Wolds2326DusseldorfCrashed Heeten HollandPoW
52560 WoodcockKSergeantBomber Command12 Sqd
1942-07-25WellingtonIIZ8502PH-FBinbrook2340DuisburgCrashed near Achter Ziewent HollandPoW
52561 WoodcockF ASergeantBomber Command149 Sqd
1940-04-12WellingtonIcP9266OJ-Mildenhall1153ReconnaisanceLast heard 5845N 0530EKilled
52562 WoodcockPeterFlight Sergeant9970111922Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command156 Sqn
1943-06-16LancasterIIIED840GT:?Warboys22:44KolnED840 was claimed by Uffz. Rudolf Frank, his 9th Abschuss from 2./NJG (detached to 2./NJG1) over Lierre at 5.800 m at 00:45 hrs. Uffz Frank and his regular Bordfunker Uffz. Schierholz, flying Bf110 G-4 D5+CH destroyed three Lancasters in just over an hour this night. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (1 January - 22 June) 1943 Part 1 - Theo Boiten)KilledSchoonselhof Cemetery II.F.28Son of Henry and Beatrice Woodcock, of Townville, Castleford, Yorkshire.
52563 WoodcockChris NoelFlying Officer1440401922PilotRAFVRBomber Command157 Sqn
1944-01-09MosquitoXIXMM672RS:?TrainingCollided in the air with another Sqn Mosquito MM676. This aircraft plunged into the ground at Haydon, 5 miles NNE of Swannington airfield, Norfolk. The accident happened during practice radar intercepts.KilledOxford (Headington) Cemetery Sec. l. Grave 53.Son of Douglas Avard Woodcock and Edith Doris Woodcock, of Headington, Oxford
52564 WoodcockJ HSergeantBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-05-07LancasterIIIND730PG-ODunholme Lodge2151SalbrisCrashed Champigny-la-Beauce {Loir-et-Cher}KilledOrleans Main Cemetery
52565 WoodcockJ HSergeantBomber Command619 Sqd
1944-03-30LancasterIIILM418PG-SConingsby2213NurnbergCrash landed Woodbridge Suffolk on return
52566 WoodcockA WSergeantBomber Command622 Sqd
1944-01-20LancasterIR5915GP-PMildenhallBerlinCrashed near HavelkostKilledRunnymede
52567 WoodcockNSergeantBomber Command83 Sqd
1943-06-18LancasterIOL-NWyton1010TrainingCrashed at Swaton LincsKilled
52568 WoodcockNormanSergeant15889381924Air Gunner (Mid-Upper)RAFVRBomber Command83 Sqn
1943.06.18LancasterIED439OL:NRAF Wyton10:10Training- Day Practice BombingEye witnesses reported that an a/c was seen flying approx 200-400 ft in altitude in a nose-down attitude. Bdr. S.M. Bennett of 445 Battery, 65th Searchlight Reg. at Helpringham Post heard an a/c roar over his hut and a few seconds later heard and felt a violent explosion. He immediately rode to the scene on his bicycle and found an a/c completely disintegrated and on fire in a cornfield. A Mr. W.C. Chamberlain, the farmer of Highgate Farm, Scredington, Lincs saw three a/c circling in formation. The wing of one a/c hit some buildings which was immediately followed by an explosion and fire. The other two a/c were two unidentified Airspeed Oxfords.

Examination of the wreckage showed that the starboard wing hit a farm building, and tore off the roof of an unoccupied building scattering the disintegrating a/c over a swath of land 400-500 yards by 30 yards. The only means of identification was via an RR Merlin engine plate.
KilledWhitchurch Cemetery Grave 608The son of Samuel Massey and Eva Woodcock of Whitchurch, Shropshire
52569 Woodcock-StevensG AWarrant OfficerBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-02-15LancasterIME636AS-EKirmington1710BerlinCrashed near JabelKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War CemeteryAttacker
52570 WooddG WSergeantRAAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1944-05-07LancasterIIIJB292ZN-RMetheringham2210SalbrisCrashed Ouzouer-le-Doyen {Loir-et-Cher}KilledOrleans Main Cemetery
52571 WooddGeorge WilliamFlight Sergeant426208AustraliaRAAF106 Sqd RAF
1944-05-08RAAF Honour Roll
52572 WoodenKenneth GeorgeSergeant1324073Mar 1921, Windsor, BerkshireBomb AimerRAFVRBomber Command115 Sqn
1944-04-27LancasterIND803A4:B ('C' Flight)Witchford22:09FriedrichshafenReported to have been hit by flak and crashed at 02:15hrs into the Bodensee (Lake Constance). Sgt. Lees and Sgt. Wooden were recovered the other crew members were never found.

Although a number of flak units claimed the ac the shooting down was claimed/credited to Hptm. Leopold Fellerer flying a Bf110, his 29th Abschuss, from Stab II./NJG5, at Bodensee, 4800 m at 02:20. His claim was confirmed on the 18th August 1944.(Nachtjagd Combat Archive (16 March 1944 - 11 May 1944) Part 2 - Theo Boiten)
KilledDurnbach War Cemetery 4.C.28Son of William Charles and Nellie Wooden, of Egham, Surrey; husband of Molly Wooden, of Egham
52573 WoodfieldLionel ValentineFlight Sergeant963539NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-03-26LancasterIIILL749AS-J2RAF Kirmington, Lincolnshire1945Essen See archive report for further information KilledCholoy War Cemetery. Collective grave 1.J.3 Read Archive Report
52574 WoodfordA MFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1944-02-19LancasterIR5739LS-KMildenhall.0006.LeipzigCrashed at JenaKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
52575 WoodfordR JSergeantBomber Command12 Sqd
1943-07-27LancasterIIIEE142PH-GWickenby2152HamburgCrashed near VechtaKilledSage War Cemetery
52576 WoodfordT SSergeantBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-02-19LancasterIIDS736JI-D2Waterbeach.0020.LeipzigKilledRunnymede
52577 WoodfordStanley Alfred GeorgeSergeant922095Age ?BritishAir/GnrRAFVRBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-07-30LancasterIHK558AA-DRAF Mepal, Cambridgeshire610AmayeSee Archive report for detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 241No further details are you able to assist?
52578 WoodfordAlan MackintoshFlight Sergeant410778AustraliaRAAF15 Sqd RAF
1944-02-20RAAF Honour Roll
52579 WoodgateG JFlight SergeantBomber Command578 Sqd
1944-11-09HalifaxIIILL584LK-EBurn1549GelsenkirchenAbandonedEvader
52580 WoodgateTrevor LlewellyyFlying Officer405283AustraliaRAAFGeneral Reconnaissance School Bairnsdale1944-05-22RAAF Honour Roll
52581 WoodgerR ESergeantBomber Command550 Sqd
1944-02-15LancasterIIIJA934BQ-HNorth Killingholme1729BerlinKilledRunnymede
52582 WoodhamB SSergeantBomber Command640 Sqd
1944-02-19HalifaxIIILW550C8-ULeconfield.0022.LeipzigPoW
52583 WoodhamsJ SPilot OfficerBomber Command106 Sqd
1944-05-09LancasterIIIND851ZN-HMetheringham2225GennevilliersExploded & crashed Chateau les RuffletsKilledEvreaux Communal Cemetery
52584 WoodhamsJ KSergeantBomber Command15 Sqd
1941-06-29StirlingIN6015LS-AWyton2320HamburgCrashed in sea off Kiel KilledKiel War Cemetery
52585 WoodhamsJack SainsburyPilot Officer415567AustraliaRAAF106 Sqd RAF
1944-05-10RAAF Honour Roll
52586 WoodhatchH A MSquadron LeaderDFC

Bomber Command640 Sqd
1944-09-13HalifaxIIIMZ912C8-YLeconfield1617GelsenkirchenCrashed at BottropPoW
52587 WoodheadOswald WheatcroftSergeant1165031Passenger - MechanicRAFVRBomber Command21 Sqd
1942-12-10VenturaIAE759YH-HRAF Methwold, NorfolkAMFerry See archive report for further information Killed St Mary's churchyard, Edwinstowe Read Archive Report
52588 WoodheadJSergeantBomber Command12 Sqd
1942-04-01WellingtonIIW5395PH-Binbrook2305le HavreCrashed at Ste-Opportune-le-Mare FrancePoW
52589 WoodheadDonald BrucePilot OfficerNZ/412301Born on the 02nd July 1912 Age 30New ZealandPilotRNZAFBomber Command16 Operational Training Unit1944-08-19MartinetTT.IHP390Not knownRAF Upper Heyford1636Air testSee archive report for further brief details KilledOxford Cemetery (Botley). Plot H/3. Grave 135

courtesy Jenifer Lemaire

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52590 WoodhillAlan MurchisonFlight Lieutenant448AustraliaRAAF2 Service Flying Training School1941-06-20RAAF Honour Roll
52591 WoodhouseRonaldFlight Lieutenant46300NavigatorRAFVRBomber Command627 Sqn
1944-07-05MosquitoFB IVDZ422AZ:DRAF Woodhall SpaTrainingSee Archive report for detailsKilledOxford (Botley) Cemetery Plot I/2. Grave 221
52592 WoodhouseWilliam ThomasSergeant1324803Age 23Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command626 Sqd
1944-07-20LancasterILM136UM-D2RAF Wickenby, Lincolnshire2355Courtrai See archive report for further details Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 241 Read Archive Report
52593 WoodhouseEric HodgsonFlight Sergeant1394660Born on the 10th July 1923PilotRAFVRFighter Command66 Sqd
1944-08-26SpitfireIXMJ150LZ-?RecceSee archive report for further details InjuredNone - survived the war. Passed away 2009 age 85Read Archive Report
52594 WoodhouseEric HodgsonFlight Sergeant1394660Born on the 10th July 1923 Age 21PilotDFCRAFVRFighter Command66 Sqd
1944-11-03SpitfireIXPT930LZ-GALG B.60 GrimbergenPMDive BombingSee archive report for further details SafeNone - survived the war. Passed away 2009 age 85Read Archive Report
52595 WoodhouseRobert Arnold Roger MilesWarrant Officer1332242PilotRAFVR Bomber Command (2nd Tactical Air Force)1944-09-17MosquitoFB VILR366OM-LRAF Lasham, Hampshire10.45ArnhemHit by flak, crashed at Rheden, NetherlandsKilledRheden (Heiderust) General Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands Grave 8Read Archive Report
52596 WoodhouseRFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command433 Sqd RCAF
1944-04-08HalifaxIIIHX275BM-SSkipton on Swale1031Bois de Cassan? Paradie Archive Database
52597 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
52598 WoodhouseR LFlight SergeantBomber Command10 Sqd
1944-02-19HalifaxIIHR805ZA-HMelbourne2339LeipzigKilledRunnymede
52599 WoodhouseSergeantBomber Command149 Sqd
1941-08-12WellingtonIcT2716OJ-WMildenhall2114HannoverCrash landed Elvedon Suffolk
52600 WoodhouseNorman LonaldSergeant18994AustraliaRAAF43 Sqd RAAF
1944-04-21RAAF Honour Roll

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