Battle of Britain Monument Home THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN LONDON MONUMENT Battle of Britain London Monument
The Battle of Britain London Monument "Never in the field of human
conflict was so much owed
by so many to so few
Site of Battleof Britain London Monument Work in Progress London Monument Site Drawing of Battle of Britain London Monument
Battle of Britain London Monument Home    

The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. W S Ruddock


Wilfred Shepherd Ruddock was born on 11th May 1901 in Willesden, Middlesex, the son of a journalist. He joined the Ground Section of the RAFVR before the war as an Aircrafthand.

He married Kathleen Evennett in October 1931 at Deptford.

Called up on 1st September 1939, he later volunteered for aircrew duties and after a radar course he joined 23 Squadron at Collyweston on 18th July 1940.

His subsequent service is currently undocumented until he was released from the RAF in 1945 as a Warrant Officer.

He died on 6th November 1980 in Chester.


Battle of Britain Monument