Leading Aircraftman William Joseph WOODBURY

Service No: 418034
Born: Northcote VIC, 6 September 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 April 1942
Unit: No. 7 Service Flying Training School, Deniliquin NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 7 Service Flying Training School Wirraway aircraft A20-312), near Deniliquin, 1 December 1942, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Deniliquin War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Joseph George and Annie Eileen Woodbury, of Thornbury, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Northcote VIC
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 2150 hours on 1 December 1942, Wirraway A20-312 flown solo by Leading Aircraftman Woodbury, a Trainee Pilot, crashed three miles south east of the Deniliquin 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, 163/179/253; A9845, 111

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