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#Name*First NamesTitleRankRAF Equivalent RankService No.BornNationalityRoleAwardsAir ForceCommandUnitDateofIncident *See NoteAircraftTypeSerialCodeVictories (Fighters)BaseTimeMission                        Incident                        FateCommemoratedPhoto (Click to Expand)Referring Database                        Notes                        Links/Archive Reports
18251 WoottenGeorge BisgoodSergeant413065AustraliaRAAF14Sqn RAF
1943-05-10RAAF Honour Roll
18252 Wootton-WooleyB TFlight SergeantBomber Command460Sqn RAAF
1944-05-03LancasterIME728AR-F2Binbrook2147Mailly-le-CampCrashed Avant-les-Marcilly {Aube}KilledAvant-les-Marcilly Churchyard
18253 WordenW LPilot OfficerBomber Command463Sqn RAAF
1945-02-21LancasterIPB804JO-AWaddington1719Gravenhorst, attacking Mitteland canalPossibly shot down by night fighterPoW Possibly Heinz Schnaufer's 110th victim, shot down at 20.44 hrs north-north-west of Munster.
18254 WordenFrank ElliottSergeant417551AustraliaRAAF12 OTU RAF1943-08-19RAAF Honour Roll
18255 WorkmanFrederick JohnPilot Officer406378AustraliaRAAF21Sqn RAF
1942-02-06RAAF Honour Roll
18256 WorleyThomas AlfredFlight SergeantAUS/407659Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command21 OTU
1942-05-21WellingtonICR1142Not knownRAF Edgehill, Oxfordshire2350Training Sortie Crashed shortly after a very heavy previous landing KilledMoreton in Marsh New Cemetery Read Archive Report
18257 WorleyJ FFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command460Sqn RAAF
1944-01-27LancasterIIIJB637AR-BBinbrook1725BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
18258 WorleyThomas AlfredSergeant407659AustraliaRAAF21 OTU RAF1942-05-21RAAF Honour Roll
18259 WorleyAlexander GeorgeFlying Officer435236AustraliaRAAF24Sqn RAAF
1945-04-06RAAF Honour Roll
18260 WorleyJohn FrancisFlight Sergeant426412AustraliaRAAF460Sqn RAAF
1944-01-27RAAF Honour Roll
18261 WormaldJ DFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command466Sqn RAAF
1944-02-15HalifaxIIIHX293HD-FLeconfield1711BerlinCrashed at Opende {Groningen}KilledGrootegast {Opende} Churchyard
18262 WormaldJoseph AndersonFlying Officer402812AustraliaRAAF100Sqn RAAF
1942-06-27RAAF Honour Roll
18263 WormaldJack DudleyFlight Sergeant420326AustraliaRAAF466Sqn RAAF
1944-02-15RAAF Honour Roll
18264 WormanHarry BenjaminPilot Officer417438AustraliaRAAF2Sqn RAAF
1944-11-04RAAF Honour Roll
18265 WorrallJohn Ottwell RowseSergeant416054AustraliaRAAF6 Service Flying Training School Mallala1942-10-21RAAF Honour Roll
18266 WorrardD KPilot OfficerRAAFBomber Command192Sqn
1945-02-12Halifax IIIMZ852DT-AFoulsham1847TrainingEmergency landing at Greenham Common Berks and collided with 3 Gliders and radar hut
18267 WorthIFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command97Sqn (Straits Settlements)
1944-02-20LancasterIIIJB312OF-ABourn.0015.StuttgartCrashed at base on returnKilledCambridge City Cemetery
18268 WorthIrwin Flying Officer415713AustraliaRAAF97Sqn (Straits Settlements)
1944-02-21RAAF Honour Roll
18269 WorthingtonJ RFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command463Sqn RAAF
1944-07-18LancasterIDV374JO-BWaddington2255RevignyCrashed at Droupt-Ste-Marie {Aube}KilledTerlincthum British Cemetery
18270 WorthingtonWFlight SergeantBomber Command460Sqn RAAF
1944-06-22LancasterIIINE116AR-GBinbrook2233ReimsCrashed and exploded at Morienval {Oise}KilledMorienval Communal Cemetery
18271 WorthingtonJulian PeterFlight Sergeant300142AustraliaRAAF19 Group Comm Flight RAF 11 PDRC1944-01-05RAAF Honour Roll
18272 WorthingtonJames RobertFlying Officer406417AustraliaRAAF463Sqn RAAF
1944-07-19RAAF Honour Roll
18273 WortleyA ESergeantBomber Command460Sqn RAAF
1944-01-27LancasterIIIJB637AR-BBinbrook1725BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
18274 WorwoodJohn RobertSergeant402558AustraliaRAAF15 OTU RAF1942-02-21RAAF Honour Roll
18275 WotherspoonAlexander Sergeant401333AustraliaRAAF61Sqn RAF
1942-08-19RAAF Honour Roll
18276 WotherspoonAlexanderSergeant40133327th December 1913 at Port Melbourne, VictoriaAustralia2nd PilotRAAFBomber Command61 Sqn
1942-08-19LancasterIR5605QR:RRAF Syerston08:08Anti-shipping patrolThe aircraft was on detachment to Coastal Command. Took-off from St. Eval on an ASW Patrol off the coast of Spain. Lost without trace during a reported attack on a ship off the NW coast of Spain near Corunna.MiARunnymede Memorial Panel 113Son of Alexander and Cecelia Rosina Wotherspoon. Husband to Phyllis Jean Wotherspoon of Ormond, Victoria, Australia
18277 WotzkoLaurence VivianFlying Officer2366AustraliaRAAF6 Service Flying Training School Mallala1942-08-04RAAF Honour Roll
18278 WrayDerek AlanSergeant402714AustraliaRAAF20Sqn RAAF
1943-04-08RAAF Honour Roll
18279 WrenHughSergeant15724921924Flight EngineerRAFVRBomber Command466 Sqn RAAF
1944-06-14HalifaxIIIMZ305HD:?Leconfield13:14Cross Country TrainingThe aircraft crashed at 14:43 near Deopham Green Airfield, 13 miles West-South-West of Norwich. An extract from a subsequent Court of Inquiry which appears on Casualty file 166/37/439 refers to the following : “Sgt Tosh stated that no trouble was experienced in the aircraft except for unknown trouble of starboard engines at 25,000ft. The air temperature was not excessively low –38 degree C. If coring did occur, the pilot used the wrong procedure when he feathered the props and stopped the engines.” An opinion was also expressed (by whom is not stated) that “the aircraft stalled and the engines failed to respond immediately to the throttles because of congealed oil in the CSU’s and the low oil temperature in the engines due to prolonged flying from a high altitude with the engines throttled back.Sgt Wren died from his injuries on 23 June 1944Denny and Dunnipace Cemetery Section J Grave 854.Son of Robert and Elizabeth Wren, of Bonnybridge
18280 WrenWalter RobertSergeant402433AustraliaRAAF15 OTU RAF1942-02-16RAAF Honour Roll
18281 WrenGordon ChristopherLeading Aircraftman420096AustraliaRAAF2 Wireless & Gunnery School Parkes1942-03-09RAAF Honour Roll
18282 WrenWalter RobertSergeantAus/402433Age 20AustralianObserverRAAFBomber CommandOverseas Aircraft Delivery Unit. 44 Group1942-02-16WellingtonICAD635-RAF Portreath, CornwallFerry FlightSee archive report for further detailsKilledBone War Cemetery, Annaba. Grave III. D. 10Born on the 08th March 1921 at Newtown, New South Wales. Son of Robert Colin and Edith Wren, of Morbank, New South Wales, Australia. Grave inscription: 'He Died For King And Country- May God Rest His Soul In Peace'.
18283 WrenchHorace Sergeant416012AustraliaRAAF489Sqn RNZAF
1943-02-13RAAF Honour Roll
18284 WrightS MPilot OfficerRAAFBomber Command106Sqn
1944-06-24LancasterILL975ZN-HMetheringham2225PommervalKilledSt-Sever Cemetery Rouen
18285 WrightRobert WallisFlight Sergeant4107801st July 1920 in Launceston, New South WalesAustralianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command158 Sqn
1944-04-18HalifaxIIILV954NP:QLissett21:03TergnierLV954 was claimed Oblt. Johannes Hager, his 13th Abschuss, from 6./NJG1, 16th km NE Montdidier at 4.000m, at 23:52 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (16 March 1944 - 11 May 1944) Part 2 - Theo Boiten). Believed heard on W/T at 22:52 and subsequently crashed near Rosieres-en-Santerre 9Somme), 15 km NW of Roye.KiAMeharicourt Communal Cemetery Brit. Plot. Grave 35Son of Arthur Wallace Wright and Thelma Mary Wright, of Emerald, Victoria, Australia
18286 WrightC IFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command163Sqn
1944-11-06LancasterING256JO-Waddington1646GravenhorstCrash landed at Seething Norfolk
18287 WrightJames StuartFlying OfficerAUS/412746Born on the 26th July 1917 Age 26AustralianPilotRAAFFighter Command168Sqn
1944-03-16MustangIAM209QC-?RAF Odiham834Photo reconnaissanceSee archive report for further detailsKilledAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension. Plot 6. Row G. Grave 2.Read Archive Report
Son of Arthur Stuart and Charlotte Jane Wright, of 'Springwood', Obley Road, Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia and husband of Mavis Janet Wright, of 'Ierne', Obley Road, Dubbo with whom he married on the 14th July 1938.
18288 WrightN HFlight LieutenantRAAFBomber Command35Sqn (Madras Presidency)
1942-09-19HalifaxIIW7657TL-LGraveley2001SaarbruckenCrashed at BlesmePoW
18289 WrightC SFlight SergeantA421066RAAFBomber Command460Sqn RAAF
1943-05-23LancasterIIIW4984SR-JBinbrookDortmundCrashed SSE Emmen HollandKilledSchoonebeek General Cemetery
18290 WrightThomas Edward HaroldFlight SergeantAUS/430728Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command467Sqn RAAF
1945-01-03LancasterINF908PO-CRAF Waddington, Lincolnshire1430Training See archive report for full details KilledRAF Regional Cemetery, Cheshire. Sec. A. Grave 979 Read Archive Report
18291 WrightWilson Harry EmanuelPilot Officer42234230th May 1909 Mosman, NSW, AustraliaAustralianNavigatorRAAFBomber Command467 Sqn RAAF
1944-07-15LancasterIME851PO-BWaddington2219NeversMid-Air Collision with 207 Sqn Lancaster, both aircraft crashing at Lignieres-de-Touraine {Indre-et-Loire}KilledLignieres-De-Touraine Communal Cemetery Row A, Grave 9

Collided with 207 Sqn Lancaster I ME807 EM:S

Son of William Martin Wright and Bertha Wright; husband of Joan Wright, of Bellevue Hill, New South Wales, Australia
18292 WrightAllan WalterSergeantAUS/418609Age 20AustraliaNavigatorRAAFBomber Command467Sqn RAAF
1943-10-02LancasterIIIED621PO-VRAF Bottesford, Lincolnshire1830MunchenSee archive report for further detailsKilledDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave 7.E.6

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Born on the 22nd February 1923 at Shepperton. Son of Walter Henry (died 01st August 1956, age 72) and Eleanor Annie Wright (nee Mcormack - died 04th April 1941, age 49), of Shepparton East, Victoria, Australia.
18293 WrightJohn RipleySergeant1057411Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command455Sqn RAAF
1942-04-10HampdenIAT221UB-DRAF Wigsley2146EssenConed by 1/Res Flakscheinw Abt 159, 2/Res Flakscheinw 648 and 3/III/Flak Regt 611. Hit by 1-3/Res Flak Abt 512, 1 & 3/Res Flak Abt 371, 1 & 3/Res Flak Abt 381, 1 & 3 133. Aircraft crashed near Dalrath/Strurzberg at 0051. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1942 -Theo Boiten)KilledRheinberg War Cemetery. Grave 6.C.8.
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18294 WrightJohnSergeant962564Flight EngineerRAFVRCoastal Command461Sqn RAAF
1942-08-12Sunderland T9090UT-BRAF Mount Batten, Devon1945Air Sea Rescue See archive report for further details Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 97 Read Archive Report
18295 WrightL APilot OfficerRNZAFBomber Command458Sqn RAAF
1942-03-10HampdenIAT192UB-RWigsley1917Essen?KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
18296 WrightWSergeantPilotFighter457Sqn RAAF
18297 WrightH JSergeantBomber Command466Sqn RAAF
1944-01-28HalifaxIIIHX233HD-CLeconfield.0024.BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
18298 WrightThomas KennethFlying Officer768AustraliaRAAF1 Bombing & Gunnery School Evans Head1941-01-16RAAF Honour Roll
18299 WrightFrederick JohnFlight Sergeant30881AustraliaRAAF1 OTU RAF1943-08-07RAAF Honour Roll
18300 WrightAlbert EdwardSergeant1524AustraliaRAAF1 Service Flying Training School Point Cook1940-02-18RAAF Honour Roll

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