Pilot Officer William Woolley

Pilot  Officer William Armstrong Woolley,  Royal Air Force. He died in India on 24th March 1943, aged 24. He was the son of Mark and Margaret Woolley and is buried in Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan. This was a non operational cemetery. He had been educated at the Berwickshire High School and the had studied at the Benmore Forestry School. Originally he had enlisted in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders before transferring into the Royal Engineers. He had gone to France and had been evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940. In July 1941 he had transferred ino the Royal Air Force. He is also commemorated on the Memorial Tablet placed in the new High School, Duns.

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