The Airmen's Stories - P/O W A Cuddie
William Arthur Cuddie, of Regina, Canada, joined the RAF on a short service commission in August 1939. He completed his training and joined 141 Squadron at Turnhouse on 19th August 1940.
He was killed on 3rd October 1943 as a Squadron Leader with 46 Squadron.
In an attack on a convoy off Kos his Beaufighter XI JL907 was hit by flak and exploded. The observer Sgt. LEM Coote was also lost.
With no known grave he is remembered on the Alamein Memorial.
Photographs courtesy of Colonel C R Romberg RA, British Embassy Cairo