LEST WE FORGET

Chaplain Third Class Squadron Leader Gordon Gladstone WOOD

Service No: Not applicable
Born: 24 June 1901, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 November 1940
Unit: RAAF Overseas Headquarters, London
Died: Air Raid, London, 18 June 1944, Aged 42 Years
Buried: Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred and Janet Wood; husband of Gwendoline Enid Wood, of Beverley Hills, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Wellington NSW
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Wellington Cenotaph, Wellington NSW
Remembered: Book Of Remembrance, Uniting Church, Wellington NSW

On 18 June 1944, Squadron Leader Wood, Chaplain Third Class, was killed in London as a result of enemy action.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9300, WOOD G G; AWM65, 5468
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line