WW2 Servicemen

Below are details of the men – no women yet although I am sure that there will be some who should be on this list – serving in World War Two I have found in various records (see the references below the list). If your Wing ancestor served in that war and is not listed below, or can expand on any of the entries listed below, please email me and I will add them.


AYRIS Harry, Royal Navy [Wing Notes 3 February 2015]

BIDWELL Percy, Royal Navy [Wing Village website notes November 2004, Bucks Herald newspaper report, and Arctic Star medal presentation video Aug 2013]
BIGGS Dennis [PC]
BLEW Alfred [WWII]
BOLTON Brigadier Lyndon, 18631 Royal Regiment of Artillery [LG]
BUCHANAN Lieutenant Arthur G, 149113 Grenadier Guards, 17 Mar 1943 [WWII, MG]

DEANE Group Captain W.W. C.B.E, RAF, died 1960 age 62 [MI]
DONALDSON LAC Douglas G, 755554 RAF [1939]
DUCKETT Cyril William, Ordinary Seaman C/JX 408436 Royal Navy, died 26 Jun 1944 age 19 [WWII & CWGC]

GIBBS Corporal Ernest Henry, 5952856 Royak Berkshire Regt [PC]
GOODWAY Stanley Robert, Ordinary Signalman D/JX 424270 Royal Navy, died 12 Feb 1944 age 19 [WWII & CWGC]

HAYNES Jack, Royal Navy [Wing Village website notes 17 February 2006]
HEALD Lieutenant Howard Harvey Noel, 256442 Dorset Regt, died 22 Feb 1944 age 21 [WGPP]


MARFLEET Toby, Royal Marine [Wing Village website notes 18 November 2004]
MERRY Major William Haslam, 35984 Royal Artillery, died 15 Feb 1942 age 39 [WWII & CWCG]

PAGE Major Dennis, EC/14011 Royal Indian Army Service Corps, died 17 Sep 1945 [WWII & CWGC]
PAXTON Serjeant Douglas Francis, T/14603557 Royal Army Service Corps, died 10 Aug 1945 age 20 [WWII & CWGC]
PIDGLEY Sub Lieutenant Peter William, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, died 20 Sep 1944 age 19 [WWII, MI & CWGC]

RANDALL Walter E, motor mechanic with Service Corps

SMITH Alfred Stewart, Pilot Officer 104559 Royal Airforce Volunteer Reserve, 1st Jan 1945 [WWII & CWGC] (is this the right Alfred Smith?)
SYRATT Private John Henry, T/237999 Royal Army Service Corps, died 29 Oct 1947 age 39 [MI & CWCG]

TAYLOR Sergeant Eric George Rushall, 26 OTU RAF [PC]

WOODWARD Sapper Eric, 2007981 Corps of Royal Engineers [LG]

  • 1939 – 1939 Register
  • CWGC – Commonwealth War Graves Commission website – check their detailed entry for parents/spouses.
  • LG – London Gazette
  • MI – Memorial inscription, All Saints Church, Wing.
  • MG – http://www.nmarchive.com/
  • PC – private correspondence received from their descendants/family members
  • WGPP – The War Graves Photographic Project website
  • WWII – War Memorial at All Saints Church, Wing.