One of my local casualties served with the 799 Air Despatch Company, and was KIA on 21st Sept 1944. Driver HAROLD WOODWARD T/1455222, Royal Army Service Corps who died age 30, on 21 September 1944 Son of Frederick and Martha Ann Woodward, of Widnes, Lancashire; husband of Hilda Woodward, of West Bank, Widnes. Remembered with honour, BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY I have transcribed his obituary from the archives of the local newspaper, which stated that he was killed whilst supplying troops in France, however France had been liberated by this time, and I have now found reference to the operation he was killed in being an Arnhem Supply drop. Report from Widnes Weekly News WIDNES DRIVER MISSING Driver Harold Woodward of 17 Oakland Street, Widnes has been officially reported as missing whilst engaged in transporting supplies by air (799 Air Despatch Coy ) to the allied troops fighting in France. Aged 30, Driver Woodward is a son of Mrs Woodward, 45 Bridge Street, Widnes and the late Mr Frederick Woodward. Driver Woodward is a native of Widnes, was educated at the Widnes National School and is a member of St Mary’s church. Prior to joining the army in march 1939 he was employed at the everite works. He is married, his wife being formerly Miss Hilda Gelling of 47 Irwell Street, Widnes, and they have two children, Barbara aged 5 and Joyce aged 2. Frderick Woodward aged 36 and Mark Woodward aged 32, brothers of driver Woodward are serving in the Merchant navy. A Brother in law Lance Corporal Charles Gelling is stationed in England and a sister in law, Pte Mabel gelling is serving with the A.T.S. Another brother in law, Arthur Gelling was reported as having died in January of this year (1944) whilst a prisoner of war in Japanese hands. I have a list of the other RASC members from 799 Coy killed that day, but no details of the air crash or details of cause. 799 Air Despatch Coy ROH Arnhem 21st September 1944 Cpl G.H. Rhodes, L/Cpl R.A. Adams, Dvr R.J. Claxton, Dvr D.F. Tite, Dvr H. Woodward. Can anyone add details of the aircraft and crash.