World War 2 – Audley Combatants with Forenames D to F

 

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

D T Audley
Born 10th December 1913
Service Number W/S 51149  (ATS, a woman’s branch of the Army)
This persons service record is in the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archives’ as of October 2021.
This person has not been identified
{AC2} Denis James Audley (1922 – 1943)

Died 30th July 1943
Commemorated at Runnymede Memorial
Service number 1337107
Sergeant; 51 Squadron  RAF Volunteer Reserve, based at RAF Station Snaith (Pollington Airfield (7 miles S W of Goole, Yorkshire.)

Details of last flight:
Halifax II; Serial: JD 309  Code MH-??
Crew (all killed)
Pilot:  Fl/Sgt Arthur Fletcher
Fl/Eng: Stanley Victor Sherrington
Nav: Sgt Cuthbert Watkin
W/Op/Air/Gnr: Sgt Denis James Audley
W/Op/Air/Gnr: Sgt Raymond Worrall
Air/ Gnr: Sgt Dennis Barker
Air/Gnr Ronald Stanley Smith
Took off at 2251hrs from 29th July 1943 to bomb the port and city of Hamburg joining 776 other aircraft on the third raid on this target within 5 days. Shot down by a night-fighter and crashed into the North Sea off the German coast

{J184} Dennis Sydney Audley (1923 – 1943)

Died 3rd September 1943
Buried Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery
Service Number 1576642
Sergeant; RAF Volunteer Reserve, 1661 Heavy Conversion Unit

Details of last flight:
Lancaster I Serial No lR 5492
Crew Sergeant Dennis Sydney Audley
Pilot Officer John Franklin Curtis
Flight Sergeant Stanley Alfred Gawler
Pilot Officer Samuel Keith Lowry
Sergeant Leslie John Milton
Flight Sergeant Thomas David Phillips
Flight Sergeant Laurence Alexander Taylor
Sergeant Arthur Young

Flying out of RAF Winthorpe (Newark Nottinghamshire) undertaking night flying exercises the plane was shot down by friendly fire and crashed 3/4 mile S W of  Exeter Fighter Command airfield.

{AC74} Derek Dundonald Audley (1921 – 1942)
Died 24th October 1942 
Buried at Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Church Yard
Service Number 778599
Sergeant; 266 Sqdn RAF Volunteer ReserveDetails of Last Flight
Flying Typhoon Fighter-Bomber IA R 7695, the plane broke up and crashed at Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset.This persons service record is at the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archives as of October 2021.This person has been identified by his initials and his date of birth.
See the biography about Derek Dundonald  in the biography section of this website 

Women’s Auxiliary Air Force

Possibly {AC9} or {J89}
Doreen Audley

Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Service Number 484116
She enlisted in Gloucester after January 1943
{N36} Edward William Audley (1909 – 1981)

Service Number  5768265
It would appear that this person served in the forces and was discharged in the period 1921 to 1939 and then rejoined the forces ad fought in WW2.
This persons service  record prior to WW2 has been transferred from the MOD to ‘The National Archives’ as of October 2021.
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.
{J136} Edwin Audley (1920 – 1989)

Service number 949557
This persons service record is in the MOD awaiting transfer to the ‘National Archives’ as of October 2021.
This person has been identified based on his initials and his date of birth.

{AB61} Eric Audley (1915 – 1987)

Service Number 2225690
This persons service record is in the MOD currently awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archive’ as of October 2021.
This person has been identified from his initials and his date of birth

Royal Army Medical Corps

{AA104} Eric Audley (1921 – 1989)
Awarded: the 1939 -1945 Star; the France and Germany Star; the Defence; the War; and the Efficiency (with Territorial Scroll) Medals.Royal Army Medical Corps
Sergeant Service Number 7346226
Served in  N.W Europe  1/8/1944 to 27/04/1946
This persons service record is at the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archives’ as of October 2021.
This person has been identified from his initials and date of birth.
{J107} Ernest Audley (1904 – 1990)

Service number 11006947
This persons service record is at the MOD awaiting transfer to The National Archives as at October 2021.
This person has been identified from his initials and date of birth

{J116} Ernest Audley (1908 – 1987)

Service Number 13101828
This persons service record has recently been transferred from the MOD to ‘The National Archives’ as of October 2021.
This person has been identified from his initials and his date of birth.

F G Audley
birth date not given
Service Number 1018395
This persons service record has been transferred from the MOD to ‘The National Archives’ as at October 2021. It is likely that he was discharged from the forces between 1921 and 1939 and is therefore unlikely to have served in WW2
This person has not been identified.

Royal Air Force

{V38} Frederick Robert Audley (1922 – ????}

Royal Air Force Service No 1296449
He enlisted at either Uxbridge, Gloucester or Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales sometime after May 1940

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