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Woodward, Delbert Wesley (Flying Officer)

Died 1943-11-09

Birth Date: 1911-01-01 (age 32)

Son of William Delbert Woodward and Elizabeth Woodward; husband of Dorothy Jane Woodward, of Toronto, Ontario.

Husband of Dorothy Jane Woodward, of Toronto, Ontario.

Home: Beaverton, Ontario

Service
RCAF
Unit
18 Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Animo Et Fide (With courage and faith)
Rank
Flying Officer
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Observer
Service Numbers
J/21599
18 Squadron (Animo Et Fide). F/O Woodward was seriously injured in an on-duty accident on October 20, 1943 when a truck skidded on a slippery road and overturned two miles east of Grotaglia, on the Brindisi/Tarranto Road. He succumbed to his injuries in November whilst in the General Hospital in Tarranto, Italy.

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18 Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Animo Et Fide

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