World War 2 – Audley Combatants with forename W

 

This page contains a list those members with the Audley surname that fought in WW2.  Unfortunately WW2 service records and medal records are currently not in the public domain. This list has been created:

    • from those records that are in the public domain.
    • from a list from the ‘ Ministry of Defence’ (October 2021) which gave brief details of those people with the Audley surname and born prior to 1922 whose service records was in the Ministry of Defence.

It should be noted that as of October 2021 that the ‘MOD’ have recently commences transferring the Service Records, of those Service Personnel who were discharged from the forces from 1921 to 1971, to ‘The National Archives’. This project is anticipated to be completed in 2027.

As a result of the above the list below will include people who served in the forces and were discharged between 1921 and 1939 and who were not combatants in WW2

Royal Engineers

{V50} Walter Audley (1900 – 1981)

Royal Engineers
Acting  Warrant Officer Class 2 Service No 194827
The London Gazette issue 36065 page 2856 has:
Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in the Middle East during the period 1st May 1942 to 22nd October 1942; Royal Corps of Engineers; 194827 Staff Sergeant (acting WO II (QMS)) W Audley.

This persons service record is in the MOD and is scheduled for transfer to the National Archives (October 2021)
This person has been identified from his initials and his date of birth

W Audley
born 20th May 1904
Service Number 3852406
This persons service record is at the MOD awaiting transfer to The National Archives as at  October 2021.
This person has not as yet been identified
Either {AC38} or {AC40} W D Audley

British Army
Regiment: Indian Army
2nd Lieutenant
It should be noted that there were two brothers {AC38} William Dundonald Audley and {AC40} Walter Donald Audley it is difficult to distinguish between then from their initials.
W H Audley
born 12th January 1904 in Dublin, parents James Audley & Susan Audley formerly Murphy.  His name is not recorded on his birth certificate and it is not known how he fits in to the wider Audley Family
Service Number 1295982 (RAF)
This persons service record is in the MOD awaiting transfer to The National Archive as at October 2021
{B108} William Henry Audley (1898 – 1952)

Service number 5241490
This persons service record is in the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archives’ as of October 2021.
This person has been identified from his initials and his  date of birth

{AC87} W H Audley (1923 – 1998)

British Army
Regiment: Indian Army
2nd Lieutenant

His Grandson believes he was a paratrooper in the Gurkah Regiment and part of the Special Operations Executive. His service record is currently closed at The National Archives HS9/63/3

{B125} William Audley (1918 – 1944)
Died 30th July 1944
Commemorated at Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery France
Service number 5725964
Lance Corporal; 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment
Recorded in Casualty lists:
WO 417/80 (16/08/1944 to 31/08/1944)
Listed as; Killed in action This persons service record is in the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National‘ as  of October 2021.
This person has been identified by his initials and his date of birth.

Royal Air Force

William Henry Audley

Royal Air Force Service No 1295982
He enlisted at either Uxbridge, Gloucester or Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales after May 1940

Royal Air Force

{AA118} William Joseph Audley (1907 –  1975)

Royal Air Force Service No 1072214
He enlisted at RAF Station, Padgate, Warrington, between September 1939 and February 1940.
His service record is in the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archives’ as at October 2021.
This person has been identified from his initials and his date of birth.

{N129} William J Audley (1920 – 1996)

Service Number 6475102
This persons Service Record is in the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archive’ as at October 2021.
This person has been identified by his initials and his date of birth.

Probably (IO37} William Robert Audley
Born 7th June 1915
Service number 2276776
This persons service record is in the MOD and is awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archives’ as of October 2021.
This person has been identified from his initials and his date of  of birth.

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