Leading Aircraftman Gilbert Ernest WOODHEAD

Service No: 117606
Born: Melbourne VIC, 14 September 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 August 1942
Unit: No. 37 Squadron
Died: Illness, Heidelberg VIC, 4 January 1947, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Herbert James Woodhead and Lillian Madeline Woodhead, husband of Vera May Woodhead, of Middle Park
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On the 14 February 1946, Leading Aircraftman Woodhead, a Fitter II Airframe, was seriously ill with cardiac failure. On 28 December 1946 he was classified dangerously ill at No 6 RAAF Hospital and died on 4 January 1947.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/44/375


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Dakota, Hercules and Caribou in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1990

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