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William Bruce Judd (1924 - 1945)

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William Bruce (Bruce) "Jupp" Judd
Born in Gladesville, New South Wales, Australiamap
Died in Germanymap
Profile last modified 25 Sep 2019 | Created 5 Oct 2018
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Biography

William Bruce Judd was born 16 September 1924 at Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia. He was the son of William Herbert Judd and Blossie Emily Ann (Healey) Judd.
William Bruce Judd was known by his second name of Bruce. Bruce attended Drummoyne High School and Fort Street High School. He studied Maths I, Maths II, English, History, Latin, French and Science. He obtained employment with the Sydney County Council and was continuing his studies undertaking an accountancy course at the Blennenhassett's Institute of Accountancy. Bruce had obtained a bronze certificate as a life saver at Coogee, NSW Australia. He lived at South Coogee, NSW, Australia.

William Bruce Judd enlisted on 07 January 1942 and served with the No.207 Squadron, Royal Australia Air Force during World War 2. His rank was Warrant Officer. Sadly Bruce was killed during a flying battle over Germany on 21 March 1945. He is remembered with honour at Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England, United Kindgom and at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

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Roll of Honor
Bruce Judd was Killed in Action during World War II.
World War 2 Service[1]
Roll of Honour
William Bruce Judd
Service number 429286
Rank Warrant Officer
Unit No. 207 Squadron (RAF)
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 21 March 1945
Place of Death Germany
Cause of Death Flying Battle
Cemetery or Memorial Details Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Source AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force
Location on the Roll of Honour
William Bruce Judd's name is located at panel 125 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial
William Bruce Judd's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on: Mon 10 December 2018 at 2:40am
Newspaper Notices
In Memoriam
"Family Notices" The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) 21 March 1946: 14 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17973066>
JUDD. — In affection memory of Bruce (Jupp), a great pal, missing, presumed killed over Germany, March 21, 1943. Always remembered by Kingsley (Egg) Easter.
JUDD. — In everlasting memory of my dear pal W.O. Bruce Judd, presumed killed over Germany March 21, 1945. He gave his life that we may live. Lest we forget. Inserted by his pal, Billy (Buff) Dans.

Sources

  1. Australian War Memorial - People - Search
  • World War 2 Service National Archives Australia - Name Search JUDD WILLIAM BRUCE : Service Number - 429286 : Date of birth - 16 Sep 1924 : Place of birth - GLADESVILLE NSW : Place of enlistment - SYDNEY NSW : Next of Kin - JUDD WILLIAM
  • Memorial Commonwealth War Graves Commission Warrant Officer JUDD, WILLIAM BRUCE | Service Number 429286 | Died 21/03/1945 | Aged 20 | Royal Australian Air Force | Son of William Herbert and Blossie Judd, of Coogee, New South Wales, Australia. | Commemorated at RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL | Location: Surrey, United Kingdom Number of casualties: 20279 |Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 283.|


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