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Detective Constable 101E Ernest Samuel Woodhead of the City of London Police
Born 14th January 1916
Unmarried
Son of William Joseph and Rose Woodhead

Flying Officer, Royal Air Force
37 Squadron, Service Number 127108
Died 22nd July 1943
Aged 27 years
Buried Enfidaville War Cemetery, Sousse, Tunisia

War had seen Ernest Woodhead go from being a detective constable with the City of London Police to a Flying Officer in the RAF.  He dies, not in combat, but of enteric fever in a Middle East Hospital, leaving behind his mother and sister.

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