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Edwin Woodard was the only son of Mr and Mrs W.H. Woodard of North Lane, South Street,
He died in Stalag Prison Camp, and is buried in Berlin War Cemetery, Brandenburg, Germany, where his grave reference is 10.E.15. The site of Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery was selected by the British Occupation Authorities and Commission officials jointly in 1945, soon after hostilities ceased.
Graves were brought to the cemetery from the Berlin area and from eastern Germany*. The great majority of those buried here, approximately 80 per cent of the total, were airmen who were lost in the air raids over Berlin and the towns in eastern Germany. The remainder were men who died as prisoners of war, some of them in the forced march into Germany from camps in Poland, in front of the advancing Russians.
The cemetery contains 3,595 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 397 of them unidentified.
Private Woodard is remembered with honour at the War Memorial at St. Barnabas Church, Boughton.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission website: CWGC.org
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