Flying Officer Thomas Watson WOOD

Service No: 421650
Born: Sydney NSW, 18 October 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 February 1942
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Kittyhawk aircraft A29-85), near Mildura, 8 February 1945, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William and Lily Wood; husband of Essie Irene Wood, of Campsie, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Burwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1245 hours on 8 February 1945, Kittyhawk A29-85 flown by Flying Officer Wood crashed during a training exercise about eight miles south south west of the Mildura aerodrome and he was killed.


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 A705, 166/44/232

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