World War 2 – Audley Combatants with Forenames R to T

 

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

{N101} Reginald W Audley (1921 – 1999)

Service number 22834434
This persons service record is in 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.

Suffolk Regiment

{N100} Robert Percy Audley (1919 – 1968)

In his WW2 service records he is referred to as either ‘Percy Audley’ or ‘R P Audley’  Suffolk Regiment 2nd Battalion
Lance Corporal  Service Number 6020087
Reported in Casualty Lists
WO 417/42 (18/04/1942 to 05/05/1943)
Listed as; Missing in Malaya 15/02/1942
WO 417/65 (17/08/1943 to 10/09/43)
Listed as; Previously reported Missing now reported Prisoner of War in Malaya
WO 417/99 (02/11/1945 to 30/11/1945)
Listed as; Previously reported Prisoner of War now not Prisoner of WarHe was a member of the Territorial Army, and on the outbreak of War he enlisted in the British Army, firstly in the Essex Regiment, he moved to the 4th Battalion, Royal Suffolk, Regiment. He was captured by the Japanese Army in Singapore, and later forced to work on the Japanese ‘Thai-Burma Railway’.

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 his date of birth.

{AA124} Robert W Audley (1921 – 2004)

Service Number 3777493
This persons service record is in 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

Suffolk Regiment

{N101} R W Audley
Suffolk Regiment
Warrant Officer Class 2; Service No 5933019
He was awarded the ‘Efficiency Medal’ in 1945/46
{F114} Ronald Patrick Audley (1905 – 1975)

Service Number 14638993
This persons service record record is at 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
{AA103} Samuel Audley. (1896 – 1964)

Awarded the Defence and War Medal (in addition to  his WW1 medals)
Service number P87728
In the 1939 registers he s recorded as a Lieutenant and his address is recorded as ‘Officers Quarters 68th High A.A Bty RA TAR c/o Lobitos Oil Fields, Ellesmere Port Cheshire.
 He  relinquished his commission on 4th June 1940 and transferred to ‘Class W’ reserve. ‘Class W’ reserve is defined as ‘for all those soldiers whose services are deemed to be more valuable to the country in civil rather than military employment.
From October 1942 his postal address is recorded as c/o The Petroleum Board, Milford Haven (from his sons service record).
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 date of birth

{N146} Samuel Edward Audley (1915 – 1941)
Died 24th September 1941
Commemorated at Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan
Service Number 5826282
Private 2nd Bn Suffolk Regiment
Mentioned in Casualty
WO 417/31 (15/09/1941 to 03/10/1944)
Listed as ; Dead 24/09/1941This persons service record is in the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archive’ as of October 2021.
This person has been identified from his initials and his date of birth

Royal Artillery

{J182} Sydney Audley (1919 – 1977)

Royal Artillery
Gunner; Service Number 922498
He was awarded the ‘Territorial Efficiency Medal’ a long service award in 1945/46
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 his date of birth

Royal Artillery

{AB79} Thomas Audley (1919 – 1989

Service Number 921278
Gunner; Royal Artillery 68 Medium Regiment
Recorded in Casualty Lists:
WO 417/47 (29/07/1942 to 11/08/1942)
Listed as Missing, Middle East Cyrenaica
WO 417/52  (5/10/1942 to 22.10/1942)
Missing believed Prisoner of War (previously reported as missing)
WO 417/54 ( 17/11/1942 to 9/12/1942)
Listed as Prisoner of War (Previously reported missing)
WO 417/94 (2/07/1945 to 23/07/1945)
Listed as; Previously reported Prisoner of War in German Hands (Germany) now Not Prisoner of War 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 his date of birth.

Cheshire Regiment

T Audley

2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Private, Service Number 7951279
Awarded the General Service Medal, with ‘Palestine’ Clasp for service in Palestine 1945 to 1948. (Source WO 100/532)

{M117} Thomas Audley (1916 – 1947)
born 16th September 1916
Died 11th April 1947
Buried Fleetwood Borough Cemetery
Service Number 14210252
Sapper; Royal Engineers
This persons service record is currently 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.

Royal Air Force

{N34} Thomas Samuel Audley (1910 – 1975)
born 27th January 1910
Royal Air Force, Service Number 1225126
He enlisted at RAF Station, Cardington, Bedfordshire after April 1940
This persons 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.

Worcester Regiment

{ZC96} Thomas Percy Henry Touchet- Jesson (1913 – 1963)
He became 23rd Baron Audley of Heleigh in 1942.born 15th September 1913

Worcester Regiment 1st Battalion
Ranks:
2nd Lieutenant Service number 193752
Lieutenant 01/10/1942 Service number 193752
Acting Major 29/04/1943 Service number 193752
Awarded MBE (Military Division) London Gazette issue 37119 page 2944.
This persons service record in in the MOD awaiting transfer to ‘The National Archives’ as of October 2021. His service record is listed under the name L Audley for ‘Lord Audley’
This person has been identified from his date of birth
{AA131} Thomas William Audley (1905 – 1978)

Service Number T180893
This persons service record is currently at the MOD awaiting transfer to The National Archive as at October 2021.
This person has been identified by his initials and date of birth

{N147} Thomas W Audley (1917 – 1941}

Service record 5827006
This persons service record has been transferred from the MOD to ‘The National Archives. It is likely that he was a member of the army but was discharged in the period 1921 to 1939.

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