Robert Albert Wood England

Biography of Robert Albert Wood

Leading Aircraftman Robert Alfred Wood was a Short-Course Cadet at the University, before being posted to No 5 Flying Training School at Riddle McKay Aero College in Clewiston, Florida. Wood and another University Short-Course Cadet, George Henderson Wilson, were killed just two days before the end of their training course when when their advanced training plane crashed.


Robert Albert Wood
Born 9 March 1924, Leeds, England.
Died 15 September 1943.
University Link: Short Course Cadet
Father's Details: Albert Wood
War Service: Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force
Grave / Memorial: Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery, USA
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 3rd Jan 2008

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  • Short Course Cadet

WWII Roll of Honour