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WOODBURY, WILLIAM JOSEPH

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:418034
Rank:Leading Aircraftman
Date of Birth:6 September 1923
Place of Birth:Northcote, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death:1 December 1942 (Aged 19 years)
Units:No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF †

NAA: A9301, 418034


1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

24 April 1942Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 4 Initial Training School, RAAF.
18 July 1942Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
29 July 1942Posted to No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Parafield.
26 October 1942Posted to No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Deniliquin.
3 December 1942Buried at the Deniliquin War Cemetery, NSW.

Burial Details

Cemetery:DENILIQUIN WAR CEMETERY
Grave:Plot D. Row A. Grave 2.

Physical Description

Height: 5 feet 8¼ inches 173.36 cm
Weight: 150 lbs 68.04 kg
Chest Measurement: 33 / 36 inches 83.82 / 91.44 cm
Complexion: Medium
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Medium

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1943, WOODBURY William Joseph - (Leading Aircraftman); Service Number - 418034; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Wirraway A20-312; Place - Denilquin, New South Wales; Date - 1 December 1942, A705, 163/179/253.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, WOODBURY WILLIAM JOSEPH : Service Number - 418034 : Date of birth - 06 Sep 1923 : Place of birth - NORTHCOTE VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - WOODBURY WILLIAM, A9301, 418034.

Record updated on 8 October 2017.


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