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Sergeant Jack WOODS (940148) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Wireless Operator

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Wellington IC T2505
 AIR81/3517

Death of Death 1940-09-28 Age : 20 years.

Served in 9 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : II. B. 6. at Schoonselhof Cemetery, Belgium

More Details: SON OF JAMES WILLIAM AND FLORENCE MAY WOODS, OF BALBY, YORKSHIRE.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1105Sergeant F Nelson: report of death. Sergeant G Brixton and Leading Aircraftman J Woods: uninjured; Wellesley K8520 crashed at Massawa, Eritrea, 12 July 1940.C14502838
AIR81/2365Flying Officer P L B Morgan, Pilot Officer A L T Todd, Sergeant N Rowell, Sergeant C J Woods, Pilot Officer J B G Stratton, Sergeant A E Brook: injured; aircraft accident, Bassingbourn, Wellington L4331, 11 Operational Training Unit, 7 July 1940.C16471877
AIR81/3517Sergeant C W Oliver: prisoner of war; Sergeant K B Gladwin, Sergeant L W Hardy, Sergeant E J Milsom, Sergeant S G Brooker, Sergeant J Woods: killed; Wellington T2505, 9 Squadron, shot down, enemy action, 29 September 1940.C16687615
AIR81/5317Sergeant A C Hoare, Sergeant P R Woodbridge, Pilot Officer A A Florigny, Sergeant C J Woods, Sergeant A Coates: missing believed killed; aircraft crashed at sea off coast of Holland, Whitley T4265, 10 Squadron, 2 March 1941. Note: Related files: 4952, 4964C16689415
AIR81/5987Flight Lieutenant W J Woods: killed; shot down, aerial combat at Megara, Greece, Hurricane V7852, 80 Squadron, 20 April 1941.C16755285

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Wellington IC T2505 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 29 Sep 40 Unit 9 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Belgium
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantSydney George BROOKER (751046) Air Gunner Wellington IC T2505  AIR81/3517 1940-09-289 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchoonselhof Cemetery
SergeantKenneth Bruce GLADWIN (745498) Pilot Wellington IC T2505  AIR81/3517 1940-09-289 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchoonselhof Cemetery
SergeantLeonard William HARDY (522533) Observer Wellington IC T2505  AIR81/3517 1940-09-289 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchoonselhof Cemetery
SergeantEdward John MILSOM (967453) Wireless Op Wellington IC T2505  AIR81/3517 1940-09-289 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchoonselhof Cemetery
SergeantJack WOODS (940148) Wireless Op Wellington IC T2505  AIR81/3517 1940-09-289 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchoonselhof Cemetery
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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