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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- William Frank Tudhope -


William Frank Tudhope, son of John Henry and Jessie Grahame Tudhope. Born 5 March 1919 in South Africa.
Commemorated on the Ryde School War Memorial

He is also named on the War Memorial of Montréal West

Service details

Pilot Officer (Pilot) William Frank Tudhope, DFC, Royal Air Force

CWGC record ...
Date of Death :10 August 1940
Where buried or commemorated :Kampen General Cemetery, Netherlands
Aircraft : Handley Page Hampden I of 144 Sqn
Crew :
PilotP/O W F Tudhope, DFCCWGC record ...
Sgt S L S Belton, DFMCWGC record ...
Sgt D MackayCWGC record ...
Sgt A J GriffithsCWGC record ...

P/O Tudhope attended Ryde School, where his name appears on the Ryde School War Memorial.

Biography of W F Tudhope compiled by Hans Hollestelle (PDF File, 1.5 MB)

Information provided by : Hans Hollestelle

Bill Tudhope while at Ryde School Newspaper clipping report award of DFC Card from W L McIsaac congratulating Tudhope on award of DFC. The handwriting at the top is by Anne Smith from South Africa. She is the daughter of Nesta, Bill Tudhope's little sister.
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Old Rydeian William Tudhope

P/O W F Tudhope, RAF


All photos courtesy of Hans Hollestelle

Page last updated : 9 December 2013 (added link to Montréal West War Memorial)


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