Son of Pte. Edgar Woodman, The Gloucestershire Regt. (killed in action in France, 24th April, 1918), and of Lily Ethel Woodman of Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Sunk by USS Bonefish, off Kangean Islands 6º 22' South by 116º 35' East. Japanese Captain Kawano orders the shooting of the prisoners in the water. From 14.15 – 16.30 the Minesweeper W.12 massacres the survivors using machine gun and rifles. No survivors.
“We will remember them”
Britain at War
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